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Professor Taylor - Talks Local Autonomy
Professor Zack Taylor appeared on TVOntario’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, discussing whether cities need more powers with Globe and Mail international correspondent Doug Saunders and Enid Slack, Director of the University of Toronto’s Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance. [Read More]


Professor Horak - Assessing Mayoral Candidates
With less than two weeks to go before municipal elections, the promises are coming fast and furious from mayoral hopefuls across Ontario.  Professor Martin Horak discusses vision, communications key when picking a mayor in his recent opinion editorial. [Read More]


Professor Taylor - Comments on Toronto Politics and Calls to Increase Municipal Autonomy
Professor Zack Taylor’s SSHRC-funded research on place and politics and his forthcoming book on multi-level urban governance were highlighted in two recent articles related to Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s move to unilaterally reduce the size of Toronto’s council from 47 to 25 seats. [Read More]


Professor Alcantara - Visiting Stanford University
Professor Christopher Alcantara has been invited to participate in a workshop at Stanford University on the topic of "Renewing Indigenous Economies" from September 21-23. [Read More]


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