Toronto Facts

Government Structure

Torontonians elect representatives to three levels of government:

Government decision making is done through a series of committees that are part of City Council, and through agencies and corporations. Members of the public can get involved with many of the City's agencies, and can submit comments during the decision-making process.

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In 1998 Toronto's municipal government restructured. Seven large municipalities were combined, municipal and provincial responsibilities revamped, and property tax reformed.

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