Ratification of the Toronto-Ontario Agreement on Cooperation and Consultation

Council ratified the Agreement on Cooperation and Consultation between the City of Toronto and the Province of Ontario, signed on January 15, 2008. Under the agreement, the two governments will consult with each other on proposed changes to legislation, regulations, bylaws and resolutions, and on policy matters of mutual interest, as provided in the City of Toronto Act, 2006. The Act, which came into force on January 1, 2007, gives the City new tools and flexibility to better respond to residents’ needs.