Tag Archives: municipal debt

Finding the right balance

September 11, 2011

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I appreciate that understanding municipal finance is challenging.  As much as we try to draw analogies to everyday life, the reality is that it is just not that simple.  That does not mean that a layperson cannot understand municipal finance.  Realistically though, it does require an investment of time that many are not prepared, or […]

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Who should pay for the Infrastructure Gap?

August 11, 2011

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A couple of weeks ago, Tabitha Southey, a columnist for the Globe and Mail (and a Guelphite), mused about the debt ceiling crisis in the U.S. and how only one half of the story was being told. She noted that the assets created are also passed on to future generations for their benefit – not […]

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