Make Your Voice Heard On The 2017 Budget

2017 Budget has been launched, and its impacts on community services, transit and housing is stark.

This is your chance to let your Councillor know face to face that you think Toronto can do better, and must make investments that make our city more affordable and livable for all.

Across the City, Councillors will be hosting Budget Town Halls to hear from their constituents, and the city conducts public hearings (deputations) across the City.


The public hearings (deputations) are your chance to speak to the Budget Committee. Speakers usually get up to 3 minutes to speak.

Make a deputation at one of the following locations:

Thursday January 5: 

Scarborough Civic Centre, 50 Borough Dr ~ 3-5pm and 6pm onwards

Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West  Mall Etobicoke ~ 3-5pm and 6pm onwards 

Monday January 9:

East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave ~  3-5pm and 6pm onwards

North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street ~ 3-5pm and 6pm onwards

Tuesday January 10:

City Hall, 100 Queen St W ~ 9:30-5 pm and 6 pm onwards

York Civic Centre, 2700 Eglinton Avenue West ~ 3-5 pm and 6 pm onwards

To make a deputation, you must register by email at [email protected] or call 416-392-4666 no later than 12pm on January 4, 2017.

Councillor Budget Town Halls   

January 10 & 17 – Ward 41 Chin Lee – at 7pm at 31 Glen Watford Dr

January 12 - Ward 19 Mike Layton & Ward 20 Joe Cressy co-hosting budget town hall at 7pm at Scadding Court Community Centre, 707 Dundas St W

January 17 – Ward 10 James Pasternak Annual Town Hall from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Antibes Community Centre, 140 Antibes Drive, gym

January 19 – Ward 27 Kristyn Wong-Tam at 6:30pm at 519 Church Street Community Centre, 519 Church Street, room 106

January 19 – Ward 33 Shelley Carroll from 6-8pm at Fairview Library, 35 Fairview Mall Drive

January 23 - Ward 26 Jon Burnside - Flemingdon Community Town Hall, 10 Gateway Blvd. @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

January 25 - Ward 26 Jon Burnside - Leaside Memorial Gardens, William Lea Room, 1073 Millwood Rd. 7:30 p.m.

January 25 - Ward 34 Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong from 6:30-8:30 pm at Fenside Public School, 131 Fenside Dr.

January 26 – Ward 13 Gord Perk & Ward 14 Sarah Doucette co-hosting budget town hall from 7-9pm at Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton School, 1515 Bloor Street West, 3rd floor, staff room

January 28 – Ward 18 Ana Bailao from 11am to 1 pm at Wallace Emerson Community Centre, 1260 Dufferin St

February 8 - Ward 22 Community Budget Meeting @JoshMatlow 7pm - 9:00pm, Elliot Hall, Christ Church Deer Park (1570 Street)

February 9 – Ward 21 Joe Mihevc at 7pm at Theatre Direct, 601 Christie Street


Budget Presentations

 Social Planning Toronto Budget Forum Presentation

 Social Planning Toronto Deputation Training

 Women's Habitat - Women In the Divided City: Gender Equity and the 2017 Budget

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