An Annual Tradition:: The Local Government Alumni Conference
The Local Government is housed on the fourth floor of the Social Science Centre.
Students studying in the LGP Library
Dr. Andrew Sancton teaching in the MPA Program
Western in bloom just outside the Social Science Building
Local Governance Seminar Series
POSTPONED January 13, 2017 The next edition of the Local Governance Seminar Series will feature Professor Joe Lyons of the Political Science Department & Dr. Chris Mackie, Medical Officer of Health, Middlesex-London Health Unit.
"The Independence of Ontario's Public Health Units: Does Governing Structure Matter?
Professor Taylor Appointed to Toronto City Hall Task Force
Professor Zack Taylor has been appointed to a Task Force on improving deliberation and decision making at Toronto City Hall. Launched by the University of Toronto's School of Public Policy and Governance, the task force will propose reforms that City Council can act on quickly, without any major legislative or regulatory changes, under powers afforded by the City of Toronto Act and other relevant statutes. A final report will be released in April, 2017. Other task force members include former Toronto city managers Joe Pennachetti and Shirley Hoy, and former councillors John Parker and David Soknacki.