FinTech

Canada is consistently ranked as one of the soundest and stable regulatory environments in the world for financial services. Coupled with that expertise, the Toronto Financial Centre has a vibrant FinTech ecosystem and in 2018 was ranked as North America's most attractive centre for FinTech. Not only is Toronto the 2nd largest financial centre in North America, it also sits in the 3rd largest technology cluster on the continent. TFI works with our partners to lead initiatives which capitalize on this global competitive advantage in the financial services industry.

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Talent

Talent is the engine that drives the Toronto Financial Centre, which employs almost 400,000 individuals, including a growing pool of technology professionals. As global competition intensifies, the ongoing ability to attract, develop and retain world-class talent remains critical to both existing and prospective financial services firms in the Toronto region. TFI works to grow and sustain our long-term talent advantage. We act as a connector - strengthening collaboration and building bridges between our partners. And we act as a catalyst - identifying and strategizing about today’s talent challenges, and proposing and leading system-wide initiatives that reap benefits for the sector.

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Sustainable Finance

The global demand for cleaner economic growth is opening up trillions of dollars of opportunity around the world and Toronto’s financial sector will be required to play a leading role in order to unlock the potential of sustainable growth. The COP 21 Paris Agreement was premised on the need to mobilise $500 billion annually between now and 2030 in order to keep global warming under 1.5°C. The Toronto Financial Centre has the potential to establish itself as a leading North American hub for sustainable finance in order to capitalize on the economic opportunity this presents.

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