Vision and approach to innovation capacity
Along with 44% of cities surveyed, Toronto has an explicit innovation strategy. Similar to over one-third of cities surveyed, Toronto approaches innovation capacity in specific policy areas/domains.
Also see Excellence Toronto Initiative
Policy areas that Toronto is focused on
Social inclusion and equity
Policy areas by number of cities
Toronto utilizes 5 different innovation skills or roles
Community engagement staff
Open data advisor
Innovation roles by number of cities
Situated in the City Manager’s office, Toronto’s dedicated team for innovation – Toronto i-team – consists of 2 staff. In addition, the Transformation Office is also working on innovation and modernising government.