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Urban Governance, Last Lecture

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Department
Geography
Course
GGR124H1
Professor
Damian Dupuy
Semester
Winter

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Urban Geography April 6, 2010 1 Urban Governance How things get managed or organized organized chaos Governance: ability to tax and generate other revenue It involves ability to regulate (land, commerce, etc.) Some methodology of solving social issues (health, housing, etc.) A way of managing, regulating, providing some kind of legal structure. Government is one from of governance. Canadian Municipal System Constitutional Status Roots in British law and practice o We have adopted the British Parliamentary System in Canada. o Parliamentary democracy Enshrined in law through Constitution Act 1867 Two orders of government o Federal o Provincial Municipalities provided for under ses of Subject In Ontario, Municipal Act establishes municipalities Cities exist because of the provincial government Role of Government Federal No legal or legislative authority in regards to municipalities Municipalities are creatures of the province www.notesolution.com
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