18 Oct, 2017

New IMFG Perspectives Paper featured in the Toronto Star

IMFG Fellow Aaron A. Moore’s new IMFG Perspectives publication, Is the municipal electoral system in need of reform? was recently covered in the Toronto Star. In the paper, Professor Moore demystifies the municipal electoral system. He looks at the pros and cons of various reforms so that proponents for change, supporters of the status quo, and those simply […]

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16 Oct, 2017

IMFG Welcomes Visiting Scholar Bernard Dafflon

IMFG is pleased to welcome Visiting Scholar Bernard Dafflon to the Institute this fall. Bernard is a Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Economic and Social Science, University of Fribourg, Switzerland. While at IMFG, he will be conducting research on municipal finance. His research will be published in the IMFG Papers on Municipal Finance and Governance series, and he will give […]

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12 Oct, 2017

IMFG author featured on CBC news

The author of IMFG Perspectives 11, Matti Siemiatycki, was featured in an article on the CBC. The Perspectives paper referred to in the article, Cost Overruns on Infrastructure Projects: Patterns, Cause, and Cures can be accessed here.

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05 Oct, 2017

IMFG Director Enid Slack presents at OPPI

IMFG Director Enid Slack made a presentation on “You Get What You Pay For: How Should We Finance Urban Infrastructure?” at the Annual Conference of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) in Collingwood, Ontario.

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02 Oct, 2017

Upcoming IMFG book featured in eFocus newsletter

“Financing Infrastructure: Who Should Pay?”, an upcoming IMFG book from McGill-Queen’s University Press, was mentioned in the latest edition of the eFocus – Municipal Assessment and Taxation’s newsletter (subscription only). “Financing Insfrastructure: Who Should Pay?” argues that it is best that users, rather than federal or provincial taxpayers, pay for public infrastructure. The book, edited by Richard […]

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