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Forum Paper | 2023

Strong(er) Mayors in Ontario – What Difference Will They Make?

Led by IMFG Fellow Zack Taylor, this Forum paper brings together the contributions of the panelists who participated in the IMFG panel on Strong(er) Mayors – What Difference Will They Make?, held last October following the Government of Ontario’s decision to expand the powers of the mayors of Toronto and Ottawa. The paper has been updated to reflect key developments since the panel took place, including the additional powers given to the mayor in the Better Municipal Governance Act.
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Who Does What Report | 2023

The Municipal Role in Transportation

Who Does What report examines the role municipalities play in transportation, from public transit and goods movement to active transportation and walkability.
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Video | 2023

Making the Case for Regionalism

Don Iveson, former Mayor of Edmonton and Chair of Canada's Big City Mayors’ Caucus, made the case for regionalism on January 17, 2023. He was was joined by Jen Nelles from the Oxford Brooks Business School and Zack Taylor from Western University who discussed ideas around regional coordination and highlighted some of the findings from their research.
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Presentation | 2023

Making the Case for Regionalism

Don Iveson, former Mayor of Edmonton and Chair of Canada's Big City Mayors’ Caucus, made the case for regionalism on January 17, 2023. He was was joined by Jen Nelles from the Oxford Brooks Business School and Zack Taylor from Western University who discussed ideas around regional coordination and highlighted some of the findings from their research.
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Video | 2022

The Pandemic and Beyond: Perspectives from Chief Administrative Officers in the GTA

On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, the CAOs of York, Peel and Durham regions outlined their current fiscal situations and provided a fiscal outlook. They explored their region’s COVID-19 response, and set out some future goals, including in the context of complex intergovernmental relationships across the GTA and with the provincial and federal governments.
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