• Local & Municipal Governments

Local government consulting that yields greater insights

Whether they are directly or indirectly using public funds, local governments are constantly under pressure to stay accountable, transparent and compliant, while adapting to new economic structures. The combination of increased infrastructure needs and limited funding have made it more difficult for municipalities to address growing demands, which can include everything from balanced budgets and aging infrastructure to technological disruption and demographic changes. In addition, developing ways of attracting and retaining labour, developing tourism and renewable economies are also top of mind.

Our professionals harness their extensive experience to offer valuable insight and essential services to meet these needs. From a municipal government consulting perspective, we help clients with various services ranging from operational analyses, long-term planning and economic development to technology solutions and procurement. Our audit teams provide a range of services to local governments, including annual financial statement audits, sales tax compliance and audit risk management services. We work with our clients to develop comprehensive plans that help municipalities maintain efficiency – and stay transparent.

With more than 100 offices in Canada, BDO is one of the country’s largest advisory and accounting firms. We combine our national resources and specialized industry experience with local knowledge to offer exceptional service to municipalities and local governments across the country.