Letters of greeting have resumed, however, letters of greeting will be provided in electronic format only. Stay up-to-date on all affected City services and when they may resume by visiting toronto.ca/covid19.

Letters of greeting from the Mayor, for printed programs or display purposes, are issued to groups, institutions, organizations or businesses located or hosting events in Toronto. The event or the organization hosting the event must contribute to the economic, social and cultural fabric of the City of Toronto.

Please review the criteria below and submit your greeting request using our online request form.

Criteria

  • Requests must be submitted on an organization’s letterhead
  • Requests must be submitted at least four weeks in advance of the print or event deadline
  • Letters of greeting are issued at the discretion of the City of Toronto.

Required Information

  • Organization details
  • Event details
  • Event date
  • Print deadline date
  • Contact information
  • Website address

Eligible Events

  • Conventions, trade shows, festivals
  • City-wide sports tournaments
  • Cultural celebrations
  • Charity fundraising galas/events
  • Significant awards programs

Letters will not be issued for:

  • matters of political controversy, ideological or religious beliefs, or individual conviction
  • events or organizations that do not contribute to economic, social and cultural fabric of the City of Toronto
  • anything that contravenes City policies or bylaws