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What's new at IMFG

IMFG is Hiring a Manager of Programs and Research
May 21st, 2015

Under the general direction of the Director, Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, the Manager, Programs and Research position takes a leadership role in the activities of the Institute, designing and participating in a major research program on the fiscal health of cities in Canada and internationally as well as other projects.

Murtaza Haider writes blog in Huffington Post on data visualization in the media
May 20th, 2015

IMFG Visiting Scholar Murtaza Haider wrote a blog in the Huffington Post called “How Media Gets Data Wrong.”

Two New IMFG Papers Released
May 18th, 2015

IMFG is pleased to release two new papers: Cooperation and Capacity: Inter-Municipal Agreements in Canada, and Can GTA Municipalities Raise Property Taxes? An Analysis of Tax Competition and Revenue Hills.

Applications now being accepted for IMFG Graduate Fellowships
May 13th, 2015

IMFG is offering two graduate fellowships in municipal finance and governance: IMFG Graduate Fellowship in Municipal Finance & Governance; and, the Blanche and Sandy Van Ginkel Graduate Fellowship in Municipal Finance & Governance. There is one application process for both fellowships.