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Ontario Campaign Week 2: Campaigns Positioning for the Coming Air War

This week, the strategy of each campaign began to take shape.  All three parties have used their policy proposals, and their reactions to their opponents’ positions, to position themselves for the election.  On June 13th, it will be these strategic decisions – and the major assumptions that… Continue Reading Ontario Campaign Week 2: Campaigns Positioning for the Coming Air War

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IMFG Perspectives – Approaching an Inflection Point in Ontario’s Provincial-Municipal Relations

Authors: Michael Fenn, André Côté – In Ontario, the history of provincial-municipal relations has progressed from the Baldwin Act of 1849 and the Great Depression years, to the postwar boom and the tumultuous amalgamations and Local Services Realignment of the 1990s. At different points in Ontario’s history,… Continue Reading IMFG Perspectives – Approaching an Inflection Point in Ontario’s Provincial-Municipal Relations

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IMFG Paper Series: Provincial-Municipal Relations in Ontario: Approaching an Inflection Point

Authors: Michael Fenn, André Côté Abstract In Ontario, the history of provincial-municipal relations has progressed from the Baldwin Act of 1849 and the Depression years, to postwar boom and the tumultuous Local Services Realignment of the 1990s. At different points in Ontario’s history, the pressures of managing… Continue Reading IMFG Paper Series: Provincial-Municipal Relations in Ontario: Approaching an Inflection Point

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Ontario 2014: And They’re Off! One Election; Five Battlegrounds

Election Day, Thursday, June 12 Despite almost every major labour union (except for OPSEU and CUPE) declaring their support for the Ontario budget, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath met with Queen’s Park media this morning and pulled the plug on further cooperation with the Liberals, declaring the New… Continue Reading Ontario 2014: And They’re Off! One Election; Five Battlegrounds

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Public Private Collaboration at the 8th GCC Municipal Conference – Abu Dhabi, UAE

8th GCC Municipal Conference – April 8-9, 2014 – Abu Dhabi, UAE StrategyCorp’s John Matheson took to the stage at the 8th GCC Municipal Conference in Abu Dhabi to discuss the merits of Public-Private Collaboration. Organized under the slogan “Sustainable Municipal Services to Enhance the Quality of… Continue Reading Public Private Collaboration at the 8th GCC Municipal Conference – Abu Dhabi, UAE

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