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Rethinking Surplus Land: Three Decades of Municipal Land Sales in the City of Toronto

School of Cities, Suite 853, Boardroom 55 St. George Street, Toronto

On June 18, 2024, 2023-24 IMFG Fellow in Municipal Finance and Governance Sean Grisdale provided the first comprehensive summary of housing development outcomes on former city land in Toronto, drawing on almost 30 years of data documenting land sales,

The Politics of Local Budgeting in Canada: Three Case Studies

Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Room 108N 1 Devonshire Place, North House, Room 108N, Toronto

On June 12, 2024, Richard M. Bird Post-Doctoral Fellow, Stephanie Ortynsky, compared the process of local government budgeting to federal and provincial budgeting processes before diving into three case studies of municipalities that have embarked on budgetary reform: Halifax, Toronto, and Vancouver.