Tag Archives: Governance

Local Transparency and Accountability: The Role of Municipal Accountability Officers

Speaker: Andrew Sancton

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Dina Graser and Pamela Robinson Post on Bang the Table

Dina Graser and Pamela Robinson contributed two blog posts to Bang the Table.  

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Enid Slack speaks at the Beijing Forum

On November 5, IMFG Director Enid Slack delivered a presentation to the Beijing Forum at Peking University, entitled Governance and Finance of Metropolitan Areas. Read Enid’s presentation here.

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NOW recaps the Toronto City Manager’s Address

NOW magazine published a recap of the 5th Annual Toronto City Manager’s Address to IMFG.

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Torontoist notes that Toronto City Manager’s Address to IMFG is a “rare opportunity”

Reporting on the 2016 Address by Toronto City Manager Peter Wallace to IMFG, Torontoist reporter Neville Park notes that the City Manager’s Address to IMFG represents “a rare opportunity to hear directly from Toronto’s top civil servant with more candour,” in an article entitled The City Manager’s 2016 State of Toronto Address: It’s Time to […]

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Ed Keenan writes about the Toronto City Manager’s Address

In his October 19 column in the Toronto Star, Ed Keenan comments on Toronto City Manager Peter Wallace’s recent address to IMFG, in the context of speeches made by his predecessor, and statements from Toronto’s mayor, John Tory.

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MetroNews Toronto reports on City Manager’s Address

In an article entitled We “can’t cut our way out” of budget gaps: Toronto city manager, MetroNews Toronto reports on the City Manager’s 2016 address to IMFG.

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The Toronto Star reports on the Toronto City Manager’s Address

Betsy Powell of the Toronto Star reported on Toronto City Manager Peter Wallace’s 2016 City Manager’s Address to IMFG, in an article entitled Toronto can’t ‘cut our way out’ of budget woes, city manager warns.

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Daily Commercial News reports on Matti Siemiatycki’s study calling for an infrastructure oversight agency

Daily Commercial News published an article on a new report by U of T professor Matti Siemiatycki, which recommends the establishment of a Canadian Infrastructure Investment Agencey as “centre of excellence,” to provide evidence-based advice and evaluation for proposed infrastructure projects. The report, commissioned by  Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario, is a follow-up to […]

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IMFG Perspectives Paper: National Urban Policy: A Roadmap for Canadian Cities

Complex urban challenges require new thinking both locally and nationally: New paper from the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance examines the case for a national urban agenda in Canada.

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