Our Advocacy

The University of Toronto Government Relations Office advocates for the University with local, provincial and federal governments. We partner with community and industry groups in many areas, from employment and productivity, to urban policy.

The Government Relations Office has submitted, contributed, or convened stakeholders to produce the following key documents and position papers:

The Toronto Academic Health Science Network is core to Canada’s competitiveness in the life sciences sector. The network brings together the University of Toronto (U of T) – Canada’s top ranked research university – with 14 globally recognized academic hospitals throughout the Greater Toront...

Together, with public and industry partners, we develop disease-fighting therapies in North America’s greenest life science labs and pursue solutions for diabetes in Canada’s largest community hospital system.

The University of Toronto is Canada’s largest and most highly ranked university. It hosts over 97,000 students and employs more than 24,000 faculty, staff, and researchers. With an operating budget of $3.36B annually and over $1.4B in research revenue, the University is unique in its combination o...

A new initiative in the life sciences, with membership from Ontario universities, the health care sector and industry, has been developed to harness the collective power of Ontario’s growing life sciences ecosystem.   The Ontario Life Sciences Collaborative launched a report this week (May 15...

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