Easing the Fiscal Restraints on Canadian Cities
This paper was featured at the inaugural event of the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance was held on February 21, 2005 in the Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. The topic was "Easing the Fiscal Restraints: New Revenue Tools in the City of Toronto Act."
The following presentations were made at the session:
- "Easing the Fiscal Restraints: New Revenue Tools in the City of Toronto Act"
Enid Slack, Director of the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance
- Do 'Fiscal Restraints' Need to be Eased for Toronto?
Richard Bird, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Co-Director, International Tax Program, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
- "New Fiscal Tools to Help Fund the City's Infrastructure Gap"
Derek Burleton, Senior Economist, TD Bank Financial Group, Toronto
- "Big City Tax Tools: A comparison of Taxation in Western Canadian and Northwest American Cities"
Casey Vander Ploeg