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Gov’t funding: door #1, door #2 or door #3?

The lines of responsibility between the federal government, the provincial and territorial governments, First Nations and municipal governments are rather fuzzy these days.  The Canadian government should not duplicate the responsibilities of a province, a territory, a First Nation or … Continue reading

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Let’s Remember the Purpose of a City or Municipal Government

A city or municipality can often loose sight of what exactly their purpose is. Through the responsible management of taxpayers’ dollars, the purpose of a city or municipal government is to provide: – organizational direction – determination of land use … Continue reading

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Term Limits! Term Limits! Term Limits!

Many of the results of the recent municipal elections in Ontario, Canada indicate that in order to preserve, improve and renew the democratic process and municipal government, the following changes need to be legislated: 1) Three term limit (twelve years) … Continue reading

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