• IMFG Pre-Election Paper takes a fresh look at leadership in Toronto
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  • IMFG Paper Makes the Case for a New Local Business Tax
  • IMFG Paper Makes the Case for a New Local Business Tax
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IMFG Pre-Election Paper takes a fresh look at leadership in Toronto
September 17th, 2014

Toronto residents have been told over and over that their City faces a leadership crisis. The media has frantically reported on the scandal and intrigue. The mayor has been stripped of his powers. They are told that Council is dysfunctional and that the city, crippled by gridlock and mismanagement, is failing. This narrative misses the mark, argues Alan Broadbent in the second in a series of IMFG Pre-Election Perspectives papers.

efocus Municipal Assessment & Taxation wins International Ass'n of Assessing Officers’ John A. Zangerle Award
September 12th, 2014

A Canadian professional letter won an international association’s top prize for outstanding publication. efocus Municipal Assessment & Taxation won the International Association of Assessing Officers’ 2014 John A. Zangerle Award in recognition of an outstanding periodical or publication of an assessor’s association, IAAO chapter or other organization.

IMFG Pre-Election series paper discussed in the media
September 10th, 2014

In August, there were numerous articles published in the media about the IMFG Perspectives Pre-Election Series paper on Toronto’s finances, Is Toronto Fiscally Healthy? A Check-up on the City’s Finances.

Slack gives presentation to 47th Annual Conference of the Ontario Municipal Tax & Revenue Association
September 9th, 2014

On September 9th, IMFG Director Enid Slack gave a presentation to the 47th Annual Conference and General Meeting of the Ontario Municipal Tax and Revenue Association (OMTRA) in Kingston, Ontario.