Our Advocacy

Toronto Mayor John Tory and University of Toronto President John Tory.

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, or contributed to, the following key documents and position papers:



University of Toronto Submission to the Expert Panel on Intellectual Property in the Postsecondary Sector:

Powering Ontario's Regional Economies: A Regional Roundtable Report

Invitation to Minister Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

Submission to the City of Toronto on the HousingTO 2020-2030 Action Plan 

2019 Ontario Pre-Budget Submission


2019 Federal Pre-Budget Submission


In It Together: Taking Action on Student Mental Health


Summary of University of Toronto Rankings