The Economic Development & Culture Divisional Strategy 2018-2022 establishes goals and actions to support Toronto’s business and culture sectors – and ensure that all Torontonians can share the benefits of a vibrant economy and culture.
The Divisional Strategy’s four focus areas are:
Download the Divisional Strategy and learn more about the five-year framework guiding the development of the Division’s programs and services.
The Economic Development & Culture Divisional Strategy was developed through a robust consultation process with residents and industry partners. The Division heard from more than 400 participants who spoke about the importance of culture and economic development for their city. The insights and advice offered by consultation participants challenged and inspired the Division to develop an ambitious plan to achieve measurable, impactful results that support all communities across Toronto.
The Economic Development and Culture Division acknowledges the contributions of our Leaders Panel, which provided expert business and creative sector advice and feedback throughout the development of the Divisional Strategy.
Economic Development & Culture Division developed a Conversation Guide to inspire discussions about the opportunities and challenges related to business and culture in Toronto, and to inform the development of the Strategy. Learn more about how we developed the Strategy.