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U of T's EPIC aims to prevent future pandemics
The University of Toronto’s Combined Containment Level 3 (C-CL3) unit, equipped to safely study pathogens that cause infectious disease, was among the first labs in Canada... Read more
Canada's Innovation Minister tours U of T
Science, technology and innovation are vital to addressing urgent challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change – and institutions such as the University... Read more
Universities critical to post-pandemic recovery, U of T President
What role must universities play as Canada and the world recover from the COVID-19 pandemic? How can post-secondary institutions contribute to a society where difficult... Read more
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.