• The costs of wild weather: how cities should pay for stormwater infrastructure
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  • Can cities use tax increment financing to pay for transit infrastructure?
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The Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) focuses on solutions to the
finance and governance problems facing large cities and city-regions.

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What's new at IMFG

The costs of wild weather: how cities should pay for stormwater infrastructure
April 26th, 2016

New Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) Perspectives Paper suggests cities should charge user fees to pay for stormwater infrastructure upgrades. 

Enid Slack gives presentation to delegation from France
April 22nd, 2016

On April 22, Enid Slack gave a presentation on “Municipal Finance and Governance in Canada” to a delegation from Paris, France at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.

IMFG Senior Fellow Joe Pennachetti was interviewed by UofT News
April 14th, 2016

Former City Manager Joe Pennachetti spoke with UofT News about his various roles at U of T in an article called, “Joe Pennachetti on cities and the role of the University of Toronto.”

IMFG was mentioned in a Toronto Star article about TIFs
April 1st, 2016

IMFG was mentioned in a Toronto Star article called, “SmartTrack has its merits, but TIFs were never the means: James.”