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The Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) is a groundbreaking initiative collecting data for more than 850 measures across thirty-seven (37) municipal service areas. Learn More

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The OMBI project provides a useful management tool integrating financial and performance data to assist in decision making within municipalities. OMBI does this by identifying and developing:

  • a common framework for assessing municipal performance
  • standard measures and definitions
  • standard protocols for collecting and reporting data
  • a shared understanding about the factors that influence each municipality’s results
  • peer review of data and processes
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