MUNISCOPE is Canada’s national resource on municipal issues, sponsored by the Provincial-Territorial Officials Committee on Local Government (PTOC), formerly the Intergovernmental Committee on Urban and Regional Research (ICURR). With a dedicated team of professional researchers backed by the largest circulating library of its kind in Canada, Muniscope is your best source for information to support local government policies, practices and service delivery.

 

REPORTS

COVID-19COVID-19 News Update: Actions and Guidelines to Address the Pandemic for Canadian Local Governments (January 10–17, 2022)

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Federal Budget 2021–2022: Highlights and ReactionsFederal Budget 2021–2022: Highlights and Reactions

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PTOC Strategic Plan 2020-2025 Strategic Plan 2020–2025 of the Provincial-Territorial Officials Committee on Local Government

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LIBRARY

SERVICES

The Muniscope library is one of Canada's foremost document collections focusing on material related to local government and planning. The catalogue provides access to the library's many books, papers, technical reports and conference proceedings as well as web-based reports and journal articles.

 

New Books This Month:

Continuous improvement practice in local government: Insights from Australia and New Zealand

Continuous improvement practice in local government: Insights from Australia and New Zealand

/ Pepper, Matthew, Price, Oriana Milani, & Elias, Arun. — Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2022.

On common ground: International perspectives on the community land trust

On common ground: International perspectives on the community land trust

/ Davis, John Emmeus, Algoed, Line, & Hernandez-Torrales, Maria E. (Eds.). — Madison, WI : Terra Nostra Press, 2020.

Public space reader

Public space reader

/ Mitrasinovic, Miodrag & Mehta, Vikas. (Eds.). — New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2021.

Zoning: A guide for 21st-century planning

Zoning: A guide for 21st-century planning

/ Sclar, Elliott D., Baird-Zars, Bernadette, Fischer, Lauren Ames, & Stahl, Valerie E. (Eds.). — New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2020.