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:

Leading Change: How U of T is Advancing the Green Economy

Discussion Paper: Canada's next moonshot? Talent


University of Toronto response to Ontario's first ever Hydrogen Strategy consultation 



Demonstrating Resilience in a Pandemic: Scientists as First Responders 



Safe and Secure: A Proposal to Welcome New International Students to the University of Toronto


Canada's AI Ecosystem: Government Investment Propels Private Sector Growth

The University of Toronto: Powering a World-Class City


The University of Toronto: Powering the New Economy


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