The City of Toronto is committed to equity and reconciliation. The City’s vision statement on Access, Equity and Diversity recognizes the diverse communities and groups that make up Toronto’s population and affirms the City’s commitment to reducing barriers and creating an environment of equity.

The City has also made a commitment to reconciliation and has one of the first municipal Indigenous Affairs Offices (IAO) in Canada.  The IAO is focused on supporting City divisions in their work with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and all urban Indigenous communities.

Key Resources and Strategies

Equity & Reconciliation Recovery Actions

  • The City strives to apply an equity lens to its activities to identify and remove barriers and to support best practices in planning, budgeting, implementation and evaluation of its programs and services