The Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) team works to advance the City of Toronto’s interests internationally, nationally, provincially and regionally.

Provincial and federal decisions, policies and programs often have a profound effect on the City of Toronto. The IGR team works closely with the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada to foster relationships of mutual respect and to promote ongoing consultation and cooperation needed to develop good public policy and ensure that provincial and federal initiatives benefit Toronto’s residents and businesses.

IGR also supports the City’s participation in regional, provincial, national and international municipal organizations to advance common issues. Here are some of IGR’s activities: