Greater Toronto Services Board

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Greater Toronto Services Board (GTSB) was created in 1998 under the Greater Toronto Services Act by the province of Ontario and began sessions in 1999. It was created following the amalgamation of the City of Toronto. In some ways it was seen as a replacement for Metro Toronto Council and regional councils around Toronto. With the lack of real political power, the GTSB ceased to exist in 2001.

The board met at the Black Creek Pioneer Village administration building at 1000 Murray Ross Parkway in North York.

Board[edit]

The GTSB comprised local politicians appointed by their respective councils:

York Region was later added as a member of the GTSB.

Members of GTSB included:

Powers[edit]

The GTSB had power to deal with school taxes, but the only real power was the operation and financial responsibility for GO Transit from 1998 to 2001.

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