Supporting prosperity and economic growth

Contributing to a healthy Canada

Supporting strong + sustainable communities

The University of Toronto has been recognized as one of the top five university business incubators in the world by UBI Global in its latest world benchmark study. Read More

Canada can leverage the strengths of quantum hubs across the country to compete in the growing global race to develop quantum technologies and applications, a new report argues. Read More

In November, Ontario’s Associate Minister of Women’s Social and Economic Opportunity, Charmaine Williams, toured ICUBE, the entrepreneurship accelerator at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM). Read More

A shiny black piano may not be the kind of instrument visitors would expect to find in a research lab at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE) but that is exactly what they would discover – along with a transcranial direct current stimulation device and an… Read More

The economy is changing. From robotics to advanced manufacturing, clean technology to artificial intelligence (AI), advances in science and technology are driving new growth, new jobs and the opportunity to improve the lives of people around the world. A new report from the Government Relations Offi… Read More

The University of Toronto has moved up one spot to 11th globally in Times Higher Education’s latest employability ranking, meaning its graduates are among the world’s sought after in the minds of employers. Read More

About Government Relations at U of T

The mandate of the Government Relations Office (GRO) is to advance policies and positions that align with the mission of the University of Toronto and support the efforts of government to develop sound public policy. GRO is organized in three units: Government Relations and Public Policy, University Relations, and Stakeholder Engagement and Strategic Initiatives. Our goal is to ensure that governments recognize, enable, and publicly articulate the unique role played by the University of Toronto in civic, provincial, and national capacity-building.