About City Budget Watch
Social Planning Toronto's City Budget Watch is back for the 2019 City of Toronto budget process! We'll be bringing you up-to-date reports and analysis on each step of the City budget process from launch date on Monday, January 28, to final votes at City Council on March 7. We'll let you know how you can learn more, get involved, and have your say on the 2019 budget.
The City Budget Watch Blog is authored by Beth Wilson. Beth is our lead on policy and research at Social Planning Toronto, starting at our organization in 2002. She has a Master of Social Work (MSW), Policy, Organization and Community.
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2019 City Budget: Draft Budget Fails to Take Bold Action Our City Needs
On January 28, the City of Toronto launched its 2019 staff-recommended budget. We've been busy poring over all of the budget documents, sharing our analysis in community meetings, and preparing presentations for budget forums this week. In this post, we'll give you our first round of highlights from the draft budget, provide information about upcoming budget events, and let you know how you can share your priorities, concerns and ideas at the budget deputations/public hearings.