15 Sep, 2016

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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12 Sep, 2016

Book Review of Is Your City Healthy in Public Finance and Management

“[A]n  interesting read for academics, politicians and professionals in the field of municipal finance,” states Peter B. Boorsma in his review of Is Your City Healthy? Measuring Urban Fiscal Health in Public Finance and Management (ISSN 1523-9721) Volume 16, Number 3 (2016) [by subscription only; please visit the publisher’s website for more information.].

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31 Aug, 2016

Enid Slack and Harry Kitchen cited in Maytree Opinion

In a recent editorial entitled The housing and transit budget shell game, Alan Broadbent cites research presented by Enid Slack and Harry Kitchen to support his argument that “Canada’s large cities need to levy either sales or income taxes, like other cities around the world do.”

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