Cities in Crisis Need Urgent Federal Support | Policy Magazine

Published: 25 June 2020

June 19, 2020 | The unfolding economic and public health crisis caused by COVID-19 has revealed cracks in healthcare while underscoring the challenges of Canada's decentralized fiscal federalism. With cities facing increased service delivery pressures and a steep decline in revenues, provinces must invest in municipal economic development on equal footing with the federal government. In this Policy Magazine article, MPP candidate Paisley Sim explains how the pandemic is revealing the increasing importance of municipal leaders’ decisions in comparison to their provincial or federal counterparts. 


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