City Council has adopted a number of critical strategies and plans to address current challenges and create economic stability, social equity, environmental sustainability and a healthy city. The City considers these strategies when making decisions about service delivery and how to achieve long-term goals.

Vision, Plan or Strategy Description Division
2019 City Budget The City budget determines how much money the City will raise and spend within a year. The budget process is explained here through presentations, briefing and budget notes as well as other communications material. Office of the Chief Financial Officer
A Healthy City for All, Strategic Plan 2015-2019 Reduces health inequities and improves the health of the whole population. Toronto Public Health
Aboriginal Employment Strategy The City commits to implementing employment practices that ensure that opportunities for employment are accessible to Aboriginal people and increases the number of Aboriginal employees at all occupational levels People & Equity
Access to City Services for Undocumented Torontonians The City is committed to ensuring that Torontonians, regardless of immigration status, have access to City services without fear of being asked for proof of status. Social Development, Finance & Administration
Automated Vehicles Implementing a Three Year Automated Vehicles Work Plan, which will direct the City’s staff to further investigate the role automated vehicles will play within the transportation system. Transportation Services
City Asset Management The Corporate Asset Management Policy establishes the framework for asset management and ensures that the City has the capacity to maintain its infrastructure and provide the level of services needed to support Toronto residents. Financial Planning
Children’s Services Service Plan 2015-2019 Guides the planning and management of early learning and child care services for Toronto children and families. Children’s Services
City Information Technology Strategy Articulates the City’s Information Technology (IT) Strategy to transform and support City programs and services, including an overview of key strategic initiatives within the strategy and the supporting IT governance model. Information & Technology
City Planning’s Strategic Plan, 2013-2018 The divisional playbook for advancing a city building agenda. Five Strategic Directions are supported by key initiatives and a series of Actions that form a framework to guide priorities and activities. City Planning
City-Wide Real Estate Transformation A real estate service delivery model that will centralize real estate and facilities management activities across the City. Real Estate Services
Collaborating for Competitiveness A strategic plan for accelerating economic growth and job creation in Toronto. Economic Development & Culture
Community Benefits Agreement: Rexdale – Casino Woodbine An agreement to leverage opportunities from the development of expanded gaming that will benefit the Rexdale community and all equity-seeking groups across Toronto. Social Development, Finance & Administration
Congestion Management Plan Through innovation and technology maximize the safety, efficiency, reliability and sustainability of the transportation network for all users while reducing the impact on the environment. Transportation Services
Green Fleet Plan The City’s objectives in addressing environmental impact with strategies that aim to reduce hazardous emissions from the City’s vehicle and equipment fleet operations. Fleet Services
Creative Capital Gains Makes recommendations to enhance Toronto’s cultural competitive advantage that focuses attention, effort and resources on providing the best service to all residents. Economic Development & Culture
Cycling Network Ten Year Plan, 2016-2025 Serves as a comprehensive roadmap and work plan, outlining the City’s planned investments in cycling infrastructure over 10 years. Transportation Services
Downtown East Revitalization Coordinated effort among multiple City Divisions and community stakeholders to address community and service coordination needs in an area facing a number of complex challenges related to poverty, homelessness, housing affordability, community safety, mental health and substance use. Social Development, Finance & Administration
Developing Toronto’s Transit Network Plan  to 2031 A comprehensive update on transit expansion projects currently under assessment, including how each project contributes to the development of Toronto’s future transit network. Transportation Services
End Trafficking TO Toronto City Council condemned the horrific crime of human trafficking and is committed to working with all stakeholders, including other orders of government, to eradicate human trafficking in Toronto. Social Development, Finance & Administration
Equity & Diversity Plan, 2015-2018 The City of Toronto is committed to living up to its motto, “Diversity Our Strength” in building an inclusive and welcoming City as a policy-maker, employer, service provider to its residents, and as a purchaser of goods and services. People & Equity
F.G. Gardiner Expressway Revised Strategic Rehabilitation Plan A new implementation strategy to rehabilitate the Gardiner Expressway, which will enable the city to proceed quickly in order to deal with the urgent rehabilitation needs of the expressway. Engineering & Construction Services
George Street Revitalization Council-approved project, George Street Revitalization will see the reinvention of the northernmost block of George Street and transformation of Seaton House men’s shelter into a world-class facility providing specialized care for vulnerable populations. Shelter, Support & Housing
Housing Opportunities Toronto: An Affordable Housing Action Plan 2010-2020 A roadmap to steer the work and investment decisions of the city as they relate to housing in partnership with Federal and Provincial governments, as well as the public and private housing sectors over this decade. Affordable Housing
Housing Stability Service Planning Framework 2014-2019 Guides the City and its partners in the planning, management and delivery of Shelter, Support & Housing Administration’s full range of housing and homelessness services 2014-2019. Shelter, Support & Housing Administration
Long-Term Care Homes & Services 2016-2020 Service Plan Provides a framework to guide budget and resource allocations over the next five years to support how the City will provide, improve and prioritize long-term care services to a diverse, ageing population with complex care and social needs. Long-Term Care Homes & Services
Long-Term Care Homes & Services Capital Renewal Plan A staged approach to address mandatory redevelopment of five long-term care homes, and details the financing requirements. Long-Term Care Homes & Services
Long-Term Financial Plan Provides a framework for longer-term financial decision-making, including strategies and key actions to facilitate multi-year, integrated, strategic decision-making Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Long-Term Waste Strategy The Executive Summary outlines City Council approved recommendations on how to best manage the City’s waste over the next 30 to 50 years. Solid Waste Management Services
Master Fire Plan Supports the Division’s ongoing efforts to increase fire safety and fire prevention through education and prevention mechanisms and to provide high quality, efficient, and effective emergency response such that life safety outcomes are improved for all residents. Toronto Fire Services
Middle Childhood Strategy Provides action steps for building a system of high-quality, age-appropriate, out-of-school-time programs for children six to 12 years. Children’s Services
Official Plan Intended to ensure that the City of Toronto evolves, improves and realizes its full potential in areas such as transit, land use development, and the environment. The most recent official plan consolidation of policies is in effect as of June 2015. City Planning
Ontario Early Years Child & Family Centres in Toronto This Initial Plan outlines a framework for the transfer, transition and transformation of the provincial Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres into EarlyON Child and Family Centres that are locally planned and managed by the City effective January 1, 2018. Children’s Services, Toronto Public Health
Open Data Master Plan Roadmap that is in support of the City’s commitment to Open Government and guided by our four principles. Information & Technology
Parkland Strategy A 20-year plan that will guide long-term planning for new parks and expansion and improved access to existing parks. It will aid in the decision-making and prioritization of investment in parkland across the city. Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Parks & Trails Wayfinding Strategy Aims to produce a signage and information system that is consistent, accessible and predictable. It is an opportunity to reduce visual clutter in parks, and encourage the use and discovery of parks and ravines by residents and visitors. Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Parks & Recreation Facilities Master Plan A 20-year plan to guide investment in parks and recreation facilities such as community recreation centres, ice rinks, and sports fields. Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Parks Plan, 2013-2017 In 2010, City Council approved the development of a City-wide Parks Plan based on seven guiding principles. The Parks Plan will guide the development, management and operation of the system of public parkland in the City of Toronto over a five-year period. Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Pollinator Protection Strategy Identify additional actions that can be taken by the City and the community to protect, enhance and create habitat for Toronto’s pollinators, such as bees and butterflies. Environment & Energy
Ravine Strategy With population growth, new development and climate change putting increased pressure on ravines, The Toronto Ravine Strategy will guide future ravine management, use, enhancement and protection. Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Recreation Service Plan In 2009, City Council approved the development of a city-wide, multi-year Recreation Service Plan based on four guiding principles – equitable access, quality, inclusion and capacity building. Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Resilient Toronto The Resilient City Working Group, established in 2013, facilitates collaboration between City Divisions, Agencies, Corporations and external stakeholders on the topic of climate change resilience. Members share knowledge and technical information to facilitate the implementation of resilience actions within their operations. Chief Resilience Office
Skateboard Strategy A strategy that incorporates policy, operating and capital plans to support skateboarding in Toronto. Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Startup Eco-System Strategy: From Concept to Commercialization An ambitious vision of making Toronto the startup capital of the world, the ideal place to start and grow a business. Economic Development & Culture
Smart CityTO Provides a framework to create a smarter Toronto vision and strategy, that connects current smart city initiatives, drives future-forward solutions, and engages the broader smart city ecosystem with measurable targets and integrated outcomes for residents, businesses and visitors. Information & Technology
Strategic Actions, 2013-2018 In 2012, the City Manager led the development of 26 new Strategic Actions for 2013-2018. They were affirmed by City Council and reflect how the City will advance Council’s vision, mission and goals for the next five years. City Manager’s Office
Strategic Forest Management Plan, 2012-2022 Approved by City Council on February 20, 2013. Toronto’s urban forest includes all the trees within the city’s boundaries that provide a wide range of environmental, ecological, social, cultural and economic benefits. Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Talent Blueprint The City’s first workforce plan – the Toronto Public Service People Plan 2008 – 2012, set five long-term goals focused on learning, safe and healthy workplace, attracting and retaining a skilled, high-performing and diverse workforce, having strong and effective leaders and building a positive workplace culture. People & Equity
Tenants First The focus is to implement a plan in which Toronto Community Housing focuses on being a social housing landlord, where buildings are in a good state of repair, and tenants are connected to appropriate services and active participants in their communities. Social Development, Finance & Administration
TO Prosperity: Poverty Reduction Strategy Sets a vision for our city, lays out objectives for our long-term fight against poverty, and proposes ways to act on it now. Social Development, Finance & Administration
TOcore: Planning Downtown An initiative to prepare a new plan for Toronto’s Downtown. In addition, a series of five infrastructure-related strategies are being developed to implement the plan. These strategies cover community facilities, parks and public realm, mobility, energy and water. City Planning
Toronto Building Service Plan, 2017-2021 Sets the direction of the division’s work for the next five years. The plan refreshes our mission and vision, identifies four priorities and sets out an action plan to advance these priorities. Toronto Building
Toronto Indigenous Health Strategy Informs the ways Toronto Public Health and the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network work toward improving Indigenous health outcomes in the city. Toronto Public Health
Toronto Newcomer Strategy Designed to improve newcomer settlement through shared leadership, stronger collaboration and a more seamless and well-coordinated service system. Social Development, Finance & Administration
Toronto Overdose Action Plan A comprehensive set of actions to prevent and respond to overdoses, building on the work that is already taking place in the community, and by governments and other institutions. Toronto Public Health
Toronto Seniors Strategy: Towards an Age-Friendly City The City of Toronto embeds the values of respect, dignity, diversity, independence and equity for older residents in all its policies, programs and services. It is important to help Toronto remain a safe, navigable, affordable, accessible and enjoyable city for everyone. Social Development, Finance & Administration
Toronto Strong Neighbourhoods Strategy 2020 The City’s action plan for ensuring that each of our 14O neighbourhoods can succeed and thrive. Social Development, Finance & Administration
Toronto Youth Equity Strategy Developed with contributions from Toronto youth. We have included creative content from youth throughout the report. These creative works are intended to help readers understand the experiences of Toronto youth most vulnerable to involvement in violence and crime. Social Development, Finance & Administration
Toronto’s Emergency Plan Details the methods in which the City mobilizes its resources during a crisis and ensures all City organizations, emergency response services, and key agencies are fully aware of their respective roles and responsibilities during an emergency. Office of Emergency Management
Toronto’s Future Weather and Climate Driver Study The Toronto’s Future Weather & Climate Driver Study aims to help understand what projections on future climate mean for the City of Toronto. Environment & Energy
Toronto’s Licensed Child Care Growth Strategy for children under 4, 2017-2026 In anticipation of increased federal and provincial investments, Toronto’s licensed child care system is expected to grow. This report outlines a vision for that growth that meets the needs of Toronto families with young children and promotes quality and affordability. Children’s Services
Transform TO: Climate action for a healthy, equitable, prosperous Toronto Toronto’s new and ambitious climate action plan identifies how we’ll reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and improve our health, grow our economy, and improve social equity. Environment & Energy
Transit in TO: Transit Expansion The City of Toronto, Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx are working together to bring more transit to communities across the city with connections to the entire Greater Toronto and Hamilton Region. Transportation Services
Vision Zero Road Safety Plan, 2017-2021 A comprehensive five-year action plan focused on reducing traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries on Toronto’s streets. Transportation Services
Waterfront Renewal Strategy Toronto’s waterfront revitalization is one of Canada’s most exciting urban renewal projects. City Planning
Wet Weather Master Plan A long-term plan to protect our environment and water quality in the Lake, rivers, streams and other water bodies from the rain and melted snow (stormwater). Toronto Water
Working as One A Workforce Development Strategy for Toronto. Toronto Employment & Social Services
Youth Engagement Strategy A plan made for youth by youth. At the core of the process was the Youth Research Team, a talented and diverse group of ten Torontonians aged 18-29 who are passionate about city building. City Planning