From municipal amalgamation to public sector competition, AIMS President Brian Lee Crowley explains the failure of one and the potential of the other in this Commentary based on remarks to the Citizens for Halifax.
In HRM: Shaping our government, Crowley explains why the Halifax amalgamation cost the city more than four times the original estimate of under $10-million. He says there has been no cost savings, no economies of scale and no debt reduction observed yet.
Crowley also provides proven examples of where local government should be headed. He writes:
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