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Insurance: one of the fastest-growing municipal costs

August 26, 2011

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Escalating insurance costs have been a concern of municipalities across Ontario.  The Association of Municipalities of Ontario is advocating on behalf of all municipalities to lower rates.  It was a big issue at AMO’s annual meeting last week and at the meeting of the Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus (LUMCO) which I attend.  Recently they conducted […]

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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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