Muniscope is the only national organization dedicated to municipal and regional research in Canada. Muniscope provides the federal, provincial, territorial and local governments of Canada with research services that cover a broad spectrum of municipal subjects. Muniscope’s research services are also available to municipal associations, and to academia.

Muniscope’s research team is comprised of professionals with backgrounds in planning, economics and politics. This range of expertise means that research requests are analyzed from a variety of different perspectives, which allows coverage in all spheres of municipal and regional activity, including:

  • Communications and Technology
  • Economic Development
  • Environment
  • Finance and Taxation and Taxation
  • General
  • Housing
  • Infrastructure
  • Local Democracy
  • Municipal
  • Planning and Development
  • Regional
  • Sustainability
  • Transportation

The research that is undertaken is professional, thorough and unbiased, and Muniscope’s services have the flexibly to fit the needs of its clientele. Customized reports can be local, national or international in scope, and can range from data collection summaries to in-depth analytical reports.

Thanks to a unique partnership with all of Canada’s provinces and territories, Muniscope also helps facilitate networking between provincial and municipal officials. Muniscope’s research has helped clients stay informed on the challenges facing local governments, and the research produced has helped policy makers create solutions to these challenges.