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Encyclopedia of Canadian municipal governments

Encyclopedia of Canadian municipal governments

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Published by Municipal Publishers in Burnaby, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Municipal government -- Canada -- Directories.,
  • Cities and towns -- Canada -- Directories.,
  • Municipal officials and employees -- Canada -- Directories.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVian Andrews, editor.
    ContributionsAndrews, Vian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS1705 .E53 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18435415M
    ISBN 100969466412, 0969466404

    A profound power imbalance is a problem facing Canadian federalism, an institution that has long structured Canadian government. While citizens vote for and are governed by federal, provincial, and local governments in practical terms, municipalities have very little legal power in the Canadian federal system compared to the federal and provincial governments. MUNICIPAL REFORMMUNICIPAL REFORM refers to changes in city governments made to encourage greater efficiency, honesty, and responsiveness. Although municipal governments have been in flux since their creation, the greatest era of municipal reform came in the late s and early s. In this era, many city residents, particularly middle-class businessmen, organized against the corruption and.

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