Why Should You Care?
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Toronto is facing a deficit of upwards of $1.9 billion. Without increased Federal and Provincial funding, the City will need to cut essential services that are already underfunded. Cuts to services often have a disproportionate gendered impact. A review of the City of Toronto’s budget through a gender-equity lens would be able to identify how exactly these cuts will impact certain communities more than others.