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Presentation | 2006

Planning in Toronto: What’s the problem?

This presentation was delivered by Gary Wright at an event co-sponsored by Ideas That Matter on December 6, 2006, with two panel presentations: Planning in Toronto: What's the Problem?, chaired by Paul Bedford, including panelists Julie Di Lorenzo, Frank Lewinberg, and Gary Wright; and Amenities for Density: Section 37 of the Planning Act, chaired by John Lorinc, with a presentation by Larry Beasley, and panelists Steve Diamond, and Ted Tyndorf.
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Presentation | 2006

Amenities for Density: Section 37 of the Planning Act

This presentation was delivered by John Lorinc at an event co-sponsored by Ideas That Matter on December 6, 2006, with two panel presentations: Planning in Toronto: What's the Problem?, chaired by Paul Bedford, including panelists Julie Di Lorenzo, Frank Lewinberg, and Gary Wright; and Amenities for Density: Section 37 of the Planning Act, chaired by John Lorinc, with a presentation by Larry Beasley, and panelists Steve Diamond, and Ted Tyndorf.
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Presentation | 2006

Amenities for Density: Section 37 of the Planning Act

This presentation was delivered by Ted Tyndorf at an event co-sponsored by Ideas That Matter on December 6, 2006, with two panel presentations: Planning in Toronto: What's the Problem?, chaired by Paul Bedford, including panelists Julie Di Lorenzo, Frank Lewinberg, and Gary Wright; and Amenities for Density: Section 37 of the Planning Act, chaired by John Lorinc, with a presentation by Larry Beasley, and panelists Steve Diamond, and Ted Tyndorf.
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Presentation | 2006

Large Cities Under Stress: Challenges and Opportunities

Co-sponsored by the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) on May 10, 2006, a presentation by Enid Slack, Larry Bourne and Heath Priston, with special guest Michael Harcourt, at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.
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Presentation | 2006

Urban Containment – American Style

Co-sponsored by the Neptis Foundation on April 18, 2006, a seminar with Arthur C. Nelson, Director of Urban Affairs and Planning, Alexandria Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.
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Other | 2006

The Impact of Municipal Finance and Governance on Urban Sprawl

This paper assesses the impact of municipal financial tools and governance on the pattern of urban growth. The first part considers how financing tools can affect urban growth patterns and analyzes the impact of four specific financing tools: development charges, property taxes, user fees, and tax increment financing. The second part considers the role played by local governance on urban growth patterns. The third part provides some concluding comments on approaches to finance and governance that could improve the prospects for compact development.
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