The University of Toronto, through the Government Relations Office, supports the work of leading industry associations and public policy convenors as a member and partner of the below organizations.
Toronto Region Board of Trade
The Toronto Region Board of Trade is one of the largest and most influential chambers of commerce in North America. Our constant flow of ideas, people and introductions to city-builders and government officials firmly roots us as connectors for─ and with─the business community. We act as catalysts for the region’s growth agenda, at home and on a global scale with our World Trade Centre Toronto franchise. Backed by more than 13,500 members, we advocate on your behalf for policy change that drives the growth and competitiveness of the Toronto region. We want Toronto to be recognized as one of the most competitive and sought after business regions in the world, and we believe this reputation starts with you and your business.
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
For more than a century, the OCC has undertaken important research on Ontario’s most pressing policy issues, advocating for solutions that will foster the growth of Ontario businesses and lead to the creation of jobs in the province. Through our focused programs and services, we support businesses of all sizes, encouraging workforce development and inclusive economic growth. This work is based on the belief that strong businesses are the foundation of a prosperous Ontario.
Public Policy Forum
The Public Policy Forum builds bridges among diverse participants in the policy-making process and gives them a platform to examine issues, offer new perspectives and feed fresh ideas into policy discussions.