Residents of the City of Toronto can provide input to the government of the City of Toronto by many means including giving a deputation at a committee meeting (see video above to see deputations given by residents).
Municipal government: A sketch
Did you know you use municipal government services more in your daily life than provincial and federal services? No other level of government affects your life, neighbourhood and city as much as the municipal government. In the municipality of the City of Toronto, the government provides many essential services and services and programs that enable us to build and sustain community.
Which City services have you used recently?
o Gone to the library 去图书馆
o Walked on the sidewalk 走人行道
o Stopped at a stop light 红灯停步
o Taken the bus/subway/RT 坐公车和地铁
o Played in parks 在公园玩
o Biked on a bike path 在自行车道骑车
o Gone to a community centre 去社区中心
o Thrown out your garbage/recycling/compost垃圾
o Called 911 求救电话
o Paid for parking your car on the street 付费停车
o Visited the zoo or the Exhibition Place 动物园
o Flushed your toilet or used a sink 冲厕所
The City of Toronto is a municipality and it is governed by the City of Toronto Act.