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    An Annual Tradition:: The Local Government Alumni Conference

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    The Local Government is housed on the fourth floor of the Social Science Centre.

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    Students studying in the LGP Library

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    Dr. Andrew Sancton teaching in the MPA Program

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    Western in bloom just outside the Social Science Building


Welcome Joe Lyons as Program Director

The Local Government Program is pleased to announce Professor Joe Lyons as the new Program Director as of July 2017.  Joe has taught in the program since 2013 and has a strong appreciation for its unique and important role in training local government administrators.

We would like to thank Martin Horak for the last 7 years of service in this role.

Municipal Resource Guide to Leading Practices in Cost Savings

The Local Government Program is proud to announce the publication of the Municipal Resource Guide to Leading Practices in Cost Savings.  This Guide, which features case studies from around Ontario, was developed by team of researchers headed by Andrew Sancton and Martin Horak, with support from the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs.

"Municipal Resource Guide to Leading Practices in Cost Savings"

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