Skip to content

Feature Stories

Empowering women in local government

Recently, four strong female leaders in municipal government participated in a panel discussion – Empowering Women in Local Government – at the Western University Local ...

Learn More

Join a Christmas bird count group!

Started in 1900, the Christmas Bird Count is North America's longest-running Citizen Science project. Counts happen in over 2,000 localities throughout the Western Hemisphere. The ...

Learn More

Short-Term Rentals - 10 best practices for enforcement (Part 2)

At the 2017 International City/County Management Association (ICMA) conference in San Antonio, consultant Ulrik Binzer gave a presentation on the challenges for communities addressing short-term ...

Learn More

Short-term rentals - local regulation strategies (Part 1)

Short-term rentals – whether through large sites such as AirBNB or HomeAway, or any of the myriad of smaller, niche options – are rapidly becoming ...

Learn More

The world to our doorstep: pending cannabis legalization an opportunity for Canada

The pending legalization of recreational cannabis is on the horizon, and it is already causing significant controversy in communities across the country. However, as Cam ...

Learn More

Lessons from the olympics

Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things When you look at the great things that are being done in your community, it is most often the result ...

Learn More

A council's "DNA"

A question frequently heard in the world of local government is this: Why does the council act as it does? This question sometimes refers to ...

Learn More

The changing dynamics of the municipal-federal relationship

The federal government understands that municipalities are central to Canada’s success – it is the communities where the country-wide initiatives are taking place. Recently, Clark ...

Learn More

Why the wise ask why?

In the long-distant past, I’ve had the dubious opportunity to teach people how to use either a computer or some sort of computer application. Quite ...

Learn More

Creating jobs in a rapidly growing smaller municipality

Experts examine challenges and opportunities for the Town of Innisfil. On November 2, a group of experts gathered at Ryerson University to join in a ...

Learn More

The incivility continuum

Political incivility and what local governments can do. Civic engagement is a topic that is gathering considerable attention these days. But, what happens when public ...

Learn More
1 2 44 45 46 47 48 52 53

OUR PREMIER PARTNERS:

FCM logo        Compost Council of Canada     Ontario Municipal Administrators' Association Logo      Rural Municipalities of Alberta     Association of Municipalities of Ontario     Communities in Bloom     Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador (MNL)          Local Government Administrators of NWT     Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario     Human Resources Professionals Association     Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association                    Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Municipal Finance Officers' Association of Ontario (MFOA)     Municipal Information Systems Association     TELUS Business Logo