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Presentation | 2013

Decentralization and Gender Equity

Presentation delivered by IMFG Director Enid Slack to the Inter-Regional Dialogue on Local Governance and Gender in Decentralizing and Transitioning States in Tunis on December 18, 2013.
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IMFG Paper | 2013

Public Finance in Montréal: In Search of Equity and Efficiency

Following the 2002 amalgamation, half Montréal’s pre-amalgamation suburbs de-merged in 2006, leading to the creation of a smaller megacity with 19 decentralized boroughs. This paper identifies factors that affect the capacity of Montréal’s boroughs to fulfil their responsibilities.
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IMFG Paper | 2013

Merging Municipalities: Is Bigger Better?

This paper reviews different ways in which the formal governance of metropolitan areas may be restructured, such as through two-tier structures, voluntary cooperation, special districts, and municipal mergers. It includes a case study of the amalgamation in Toronto.
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Presentation | 2013

Merging Municipalities: The Case of Toronto

IMFG hosted a panel discussion entitled, "Municipal Mergers in Montreal and Toronto: Is Bigger Better?", featuring remarks from Enid Slack, Richard M. Bird, Jean-Philippe Meloche, and François Vaillancourt.
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Presentation | 2013

Merging Municipalities: Is Bigger Better?

IMFG hosted a panel discussion entitled, "Municipal Mergers in Montreal and Toronto: Is Bigger Better?", featuring remarks from Enid Slack, Richard M. Bird, Jean-Philippe Meloche, and François Vaillancourt.
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