Founded in 1845, the Toronto Region Board of Trade is one of our city region’s oldest and most trusted institutions. The organization was established to bring the community together to build rail and port infrastructure necessary to create an economic powerhouse of the future. Our mission -- to promote trade and commerce and foster economic and social prosperity – is as relevant today as it was when we began.
Throughout the past 170 years, we have collaborated with a broad range of business, government, labour, and community builders to ensure economic growth. The Board continues to adapt to the changing needs of the Toronto region. Here are just a few of the highlights for the region and the Board: