Global Check-Up: How Has COVID-19 Affected Municipal Fiscal Health?
Many Canadian municipalities have taken hits to their budgets due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But what has the effect been on municipalities around the world? Have municipalities in different countries fared better than others? What accounts for any differences? What needs to be done to ensure municipalities bounce back?
This video explores the above questions through a discussion with experts that have worked in Latin America, Africa, Europe, and North America. This was the second of two IMFG panels exploring the effects of COVID-19 on municipal finance. Details of the first panel are available here.