16 Aug, 2018

IMFG Director Enid Slack and IMFG Senior Fellow Richard M. Bird wrote chapter in new book, Canada: The State of the Federation 2015

IMFG Director Enid Slack and IMFG Senior Fellow Richard M. Bird contributed a chapter entitled, “Financing Regional Public Transit in Ontario: The Case for Strengthening the Wicksellian Connection,” in the newly released McGill-Queen’s University Press book, Canada: The State of the Federation 2015: Canadian Federalism and Infrastructure.

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08 Aug, 2018

IMFG Director Enid Slack delivered keynote address at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

IMFG Director Enid Slack gave the policy keynote speech entitled, “Governance and Finance of Metropolitan Areas: Learning from International Experience,” at Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Conference on Urban Development and Economics in the Developing World in Shanghai, China. Dr. Slack also participated in two panel discussions, “Capitalization of Transaction Taxes in Housing Markets: Evidence from […]

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07 Aug, 2018

Two IMFG Papers featured in the Municipal Monitor

The 2018 Q1 edition of the Municipal Monitor covered two IMFG papers: IMFG Paper (No. 30), Climate Change, Floods, and Municipal Risk Sharing in Canada, by Daniel Henstra and Jason Thistlethwaite and IMFG Perspectives paper (No. 20), The potential and consequences of municipal electoral reform, by IMFG Fellow Aaron Moore.

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18 Jul, 2018

IMFG Fellow Dr. Aaron Moore featured in CBC News and CTV News Winnipeg

In the CBC News article, “Winnipeg’s mayor sees no harm in Portage and Main referendum question,” and in the CTV News Winnipeg piece, “Bowman to support motion on Portage and Main referendum,” IMFG Fellow Aaron Moore looked at the impact of campaign financing and infrastructure projects in Winnipeg, Manitoba’s, October election.

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03 Jul, 2018

IMFG Welcomes Senior Fellow Bill Hughes

IMFG is pleased to welcome Bill Hughes as Senior Fellow to the Institute this summer. Bill has over 35 years of experience in finance and public policy at both the provincial and municipal levels of government. While at the Institute, he will be conducting research on the relationship between planning policy and municipal finance in […]

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