This issue addresses the challenges confronting current systems of municipal governance in Canada and envisions new pathways for ensuring sustainable growth in the future. It explores developments in local governance through case studies and reflections on emerging policies and practices. Topics include inter-local cooperation, municipal boundary reform, local-provincial relationships, regional planning and alternative service agreements.
Informative, accessible and beautifully designed, Curb Magazine is one of Canada’s premier publications on the issues shaping cities, regions and rural areas today. Curb promotes knowledge-sharing across the country by publishing articles on innovative projects and research, best practices in planning and policy making, and community experience. Thoughtful, engaging articles explore a wide range of topics including urban design, housing, transportation, sustainability, civic engagement, and municipal and regional governance. Curb is produced by the City-Region Studies Centre through the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta.