Cameron Bailey, CivicAction Board of Directors; Artistic Director, Toronto International Film Festival
Almost 1200 civic designers, artists and collaborators from all sectors generate nearly 800 ideas to set our new action plan for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). Learn more about the topics discussed throughout the day.
500+ residents across the GTHA informed CivicAction’s work to tackle affordable housing, prepare for the future of work, and unlock inclusive leadership by dishing out their ideas on how to solve them.
CivicAction helped pave the way to revitalized regional foreign direct investment agency Toronto Global by convening advisory group of GTA Mayors, Chairs and business, government and academic leaders.
Over a period of three months, CivicAction engaged a diverse group of employers to inform the Ministry of Education’s Renewed Early Years and Child Care Framework and Expansion Strategy.
In 2016, the federal government committed $60 billion in new infrastructure funding. CivicAction – in partnership with Deloitte – provided recommendations to guide this infrastructure investment strategy.
Better City Bootcamp drove attention to five interrelated themes influencing our region’s personal and community health and well-being. Download Jumping into Action, to learn more about the ideas and actions generated.
A youth networking and mentoring program that taps into companies and organizations from across the Toronto region. Now led by United Way Greater Toronto, 800+ youth and 540+ mentors are engaged in this program.
NPower Canada is building the pipeline of future talent through private-sector led employment training. 1,000 students have graduated from this IT skills training program with paid internships.
Award-winning competition that engaged 42% of the GTA’s offices and collectively reduced energy consumption by 12.1% between 2011-2014. The Race received national and international recognition.
Half of all elected officials from across the GTHA joined thousands of residents in signing a pledge to show their support for greater investment in our regional transportation. This led to $16 billion in dedicated provincial funding for transportation improvements.
In 2008, we saw the launch of a coalition that focuses on greening procurement, increasing energy efficiency of commercial properties and providing new opportunities to deliver carbon offset credits across Canada for its investors. Find out more about this initiative.
Addresses the visible minority gap in GTHA leadership positions. To date, 230+ DiverseCity Fellows have graduated and continue to do great things for our region. Learn more about the history of DiverseCity here.
To find ways that the region’s labour market can better leverage the skills and talent that immigrants bring, CivicAction and Maytree formed TRIEC. To date, TRIEC has facilitated 16,000 mentoring relationships.
The Toront03 Alliance was formed in June 2003 to help revitalize the tourism industry in Toronto and surrounding regions post-SARS, generating $70 million in tourism. See the full summary report.
Daniele Zanotti, CivicAction Board of Directors; President and CEO, United Way Toronto and York Region