City Governance

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Introduction - The Need For Change:  Prof. Robert MacDermid’s 2016 Campaign Fairness Report points out that “Municipal elections should be fair for all... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
Ontario
Introduction:  This is an overview of New York’s Campaign Finance System. Its purpose is to provide an understanding of how donations transparency and dollar... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
Ontario
ONPoli
  "Executive Summary:   What is Campaign Fairness?  Campaign Fairness Ontario is a not-for-profit organization that traces its beginnings to 2009 and was... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
Ontario
ONPoli
"Developers play a disproportionate role in financing municipal politics. Through seeking out and funding pro-development candidates, they are able to fill... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
ONPoli
"Introduction: Municipal governments are often described as the level of government most accessible to its citizens, the government whose services touch... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal Elections Finance
Ottawa
ottpoli
"Two years ago, in a report to the City of Ottawa’s Corporate Services & Economic Development Committee and City Council, I prepared an analysis of the... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
Municipal elections
Ottawa
ottpoli
"In the 2003 municipal election for the City of Ottawa’s 22 council seats (Mayor plus 21 ward councillors) a remarkable thing happened: every incumbent... more
city governance
Canadian democracy
municipal election finances
Ottawa
ottpoli
Last week, Jan Harder resigned from Chair of Planning Committee amid allegations of conflict of interest with the Ottawa developer community. This is only the... more
Did WE really LISTEN TO what Councillor Dudas actually said: please listen once more: min 2:40-4:30, of the broadcast?  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/... more