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

Federal Budget 2022–2023: Highlights and ReactionsFederal Budget 2022–2023: Highlights and Reactions

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COVID-19COVID-19 News Update: Actions and Guidelines to Address the Pandemic for Canadian Local Governments (March 28–April 11, 2022)

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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:

Arbitrary lines: How zoning broke the American city and how to fix it

Arbitrary lines: How zoning broke the American city and how to fix it

/ Gray, M. Nolan. — Washington, DC : Island Press, 2022.

Delivery by design: Intermunicipal contracting, shared services, and Canadian local government

 

Delivery by design: Intermunicipal contracting, shared services, and Canadian local government

/ Spicer, Zachary Devon. — Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 2022.

 Multiple barriers: The multilevel governance of homelessness in Canada

Multiple barriers: The multilevel governance of homelessness in Canada

/ Smith, Alison. — Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 2022.

Sustainability, citizen participation, and city governance: Multidisciplinary perspectives

Sustainability, citizen participation, and city governance: Multidisciplinary perspectives

/ Kong, Hoi L. & Monforte, Tanya. (Eds.). — Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 2022.