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Government Relations Office provides federal election guidance
The Government Relations Office is providing guidance for electoral candidates and the university community for the 2021 federal election. This will assist safe engagement of students in the electoral process while maintaining the university’s role as a publicly-supported,... Read more
Mass vaccination clinic at U of T Mississauga closes after over 335,000 doses
The final dose has been administered at one of Peel region’s first mass vaccination clinics, marking yet another milestone in the collaborative effort to end the COVID-19... Read more
Universities have untapped capacity to tackle global challenges
The U7+ Alliance of World Universities is calling on world leaders to prioritize the interest of future generations and recognize universities’ capacity to help tackle pressing global... 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.