MUNICIPAL PROCUREMENT AND FREE TRADE
Something to worry about?
The regulation of public procurement in Canada has been on the upswing for a few years. For example, Quebec’s “Act respecting contracting by public bodies” came into force in 2008, while Ontario’s “Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive” became law just last year. Those who are familiar with these new laws understand how they raise the bar on public procurement being conducted by the public bodies to which they apply.
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Rediscovering the Wealth of Places
Recognizing the new economic realities facing them, a growing number of municipalities across Canada are turning to municipal cultural planning as a powerful tool to support economic development and community building. In this video, Dr. Greg Baeker talks about his new book on the subject.
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Encouraging and enhancing family fun, pleasure, social interaction, and public spectacles and bringing energy to streets, parks, public squares, and wherever our private and public realms intersect is of growing importance to communities of all sizes. – Gord Hume, Author, Places and Spaces.
Read this article in the September 2014 Arts & Culture issue of Municipal World magazine.
Michael Fox has been working in the field of post-secondary teaching, research, and administration for over 30 years, with various positions as Dean of Students at Bishop’s University in Lennoxville, Quebec; Vice-President Student Affairs at the University of Winnipeg; and Vice-President (Academic and Research) at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. He has an undergraduate degree and Master’s degree in housing and urban development from Western University and an education degree and PhD. in geography from McGill University.
Municipal Election Law 2014
All amendments up currency date have been incorporated in this easy-to-use, spiral bound codified edition of the Act. Election calendar (separate chapter) provides important 2014/2015 deadlines from the Ontario Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and other related statutes and regulations. Contents classified by subject in alphabetical order. Appendices and Index. Approx. 174 pgs. Price: $24.95 Shipping, handling and applicable taxes extra.
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