Partnerships are increasingly recognized as an essential component of municipal sustainability. Whether with other municipalities, not-for-profits, school boards, health agencies, First Nations, planning districts or private sector entities partnerships enable enhanced capacity. When considering partnerships mutual benefits beyond cost savings should be included. Partners may bring efficiencies of scale and scope, specific technical expertise, enhanced service levels or help to reduce overall risk.
District and Inter-municipal Planning
Information about district and inter-municipal planning.
Developing and Retaining a Vibrant Volunteer Workforce
Information about developing and retaining volunteers.
Municipal Capacity Development Program
A program which will assist municipalities develop capacity on an inter-jurisdictional basis.
Guides for Inter-Municipal Cooperation
Inter-municipal cooperation resources.
Examples of Various Types of Inter-municipal Agreements
Such as administrative, emergency (mutual aid, fire, rescue, etc.), recreation, district boards of revision, planning, roads and facilities.
A Guide to Municipal Cooperation: Succeeding in Regional Partnerships
Information your municipality can use to build effective working relationships with other municipalities.