Information about how the City operates, the City’s Legislative Structure and other information to help residents understand, access and participate in the daily life of the City of Toronto.

Download the information guide, Introduction to Toronto’s Government

Toronto & the Toronto Region

Information about Toronto, the Greater Toronto Area region, the city's economy and population.

Toronto's Governance System

An overview of the City of Toronto's system of governance, transparency and accountability. Also a high-level overview of the Toronto Public Service and the City's Agencies and Corporations.

The City's Finances

An overview of the City of Toronto's processes for managing and making decisions about its operating, capital and rate-supported budgets.

Toronto Services & Programs

Information about the various services and program offered by the City of Toronto.

City Agencies & Corporations

Information about the roles and mandates of the City of Toronto's various Agencies and Corporations.

Policy Excellence at the City of Toronto

Policy development is an important part of the work of the City in almost every Division. The City is committed to Policy Excellence in all of this work.

2018 Council Issue Notes

City staff prepared a series of Notes on key City issues to update City Council at the start of its 2018 – 2022 term.

Open Government

Open Government is about improving the delivery of services, making information more accessible and supporting initiatives that build public trust in government.