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October 18, 2005
City of Toronto and University of Toronto hold open forum on governing large cities
  
Tomorrow, the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance and the Global
Cities Program at the Munk Centre for International Studies at the University
of Toronto, in conjunction with the City of Toronto, will host an open
discussion on governing large cities (followed by a discussion on governing
Toronto).

Speaking from a comparative perspective on governing large cities is guest
Ronald K. Vogel, Professor of Political Science and Urban and Public Affairs at
the University of Louisville. Professor Vogel has been studying Toronto
governance and issues of devolution and decentralization. He was a visiting
scholar at the Centre for Urban and Community Studies at the University of
Toronto in 2001.

The event is being organized as part of the City of Toronto's review of
governance being conducted by the Governing Toronto Advisory Panel, chaired by
Centennial College President Ann Buller.

Date: TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 19
Time: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Campbell Conference Facility, University of Toronto, 1 Devonshire
Place


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John Elvidge
Strategic & Corporate Manager
City Manager's Office
416-392-8641

Dr. Enid Slack
416-946-0328
enid.slack@utoronto.ca



 

 

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