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AMO’s Top 12 Asks

July 17, 2011

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The Association of Municipalities of Ontario just released its top 12 priorities for the Provincial Election: Will meet (or beat) promised upload of $1.5 billion in social services and court security costs by 2018 Won’t download costs, or add new ones to Ontario’s limited property tax base Will create a separate, new, predictable and permanent […]

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Large Urban Mayors Meet

August 25, 2008

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I attended the joint meeting of mayors from large urban centres (LUMCO) and regional chairs (MARCO) yesterday. The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Jim Watson, was present to update the group on a number of items. Key issues of concern raised by members of the group included: Housing – the lack of  funding in […]

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