September 10, 2015
Canadian municipalities must innovate to address at least three major, interconnected issues now and over the coming years.
The first is to manage more effectively the infrastructure and assets that underpin quality of life and economic productivity in an era of scarce resources. There is no evidence anywhere in Canada to suggest that we are yet making sufficient progress in this domain. The second is to contain costs, taxes and risks, which requires continuous improvements in the delivery of municipal services. The third is to maintain community resilience in the face of challenges, both known and unknown, including climatic variability and extremes due to climate change. READ MORE