IMFG publishes new book on financing infrastructure
Bringing together perspectives and case studies from across Canada, the US, and Europe, IMFG's new book contends that users, not taxpayers, should start paying directly for their cities’ repairs and expansions.
On October 26, Peter joined IMFG to discuss how the City of Toronto can address challenges and invest in Toronto’s future. What key steps could Council and staff take? What strategic policy levers could be used? What financial and implementation capacity is needed to deliver on Council’s visions for future investments? Find out more »
The “golden rule” of public finance states that over an economic cycle, governments should borrow only to invest and not to fund current spending, and that the current budget must always balance or be brought into surplus. In Ontario, all municipalities are subject to legal borrowing limits, with special exceptions for Toronto and York Region. Find out more »
Toronto is an exceptional city at least partially because of public policies and past investments. As Toronto City Manager Peter Wallace discussed in his 2016 remarks to IMFG, Toronto faces challenges in meeting the demands of a global, international city. Find out more »
Louise Bradette, Elliott Capell, Otis Rolley, and Daniel Zarrilli
On September 14, 2017, a panel of Chief Resilience Officers from Toronto, Montreal, and New York City joined IMFG as they discussed what they have learned and looked ahead to the future. Find out more »