In many cases, municipal employee wages were harmonized upwards.
November 4, 2019 11:16AM
January 23, 2019 9:44AM
The review will spotlight two general areas—municipal governance and service delivery.
October 10, 2018 4:02PM
At $1,944 per resident, Vancouver is the third highest spender regionwide.
August 1, 2018 9:46AM
Toronto city councillors represent a minor fraction of city spending.
November 14, 2017 5:00AM
Considering current amalgamation movements in Canada, there’s strong evidence that many do not yet grasp the importance of decentralization.
July 15, 2015 9:30AM
Study after study has found that the benefits of municipal amalgamation have failed to materialize. Costs generally increase after amalgamation, largely due a harmonization of costs and wages, and increases in service-efficiency remain elusive.
July 7, 2015 2:30AM
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