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About Toronto

About Toronto

Criminal Organization
Parent Corporation
255 Spadina Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 2V3, Canada
Phone Number
+1 416-397-0778

The Corporation of the City of Toronto, or simply the City of Toronto, is the organization responsible for the administration of the municipal government of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its powers and structure are set out in the City of Toronto Act. The powers of the City of Toronto are exercised by its legislative body, the Toronto City Council, composed of 25 members and the mayor. City council passes municipal legislation – known as by-laws – approves spending, and has direct responsibility for the oversight of services delivered by the City and its agencies. The mayor of Toronto – currently John Tory – serves as the chief executive officer and head of council. The day-to-day operations of the government are managed by the city manager – currently Chris Murray, who is a public servant and head of the Toronto Public Service – under the direction of the mayor and council. The government employs over 35,000 public servants directly, as well as affiliated agencies.