Guide to Good Municipal Governance, 2nd Edition, St. Thomas, Municipal World, 2019 (with Susan Nobes Tindal). Building on over four decades of workshops for councillors and staff, this Guide describes the keys to good governance, bolstered by examples of municipal best practices from across Canada. https://www.municipalworld.com/product/guide-to-good-municipal-governance-item-0080/
This completely revised Second Edition provides expanded and more recent examples of good governance initiatives. Subjects addressed include:
Local Government in Canada, Toronto, Nelson Canada, 9th edition, 2017 (with Susan Nobes Tindal, Patrick Smith, and Kennedy Stewart). First published in 1979, this has long been the introductory text in local government courses in universities and colleges across Canada.
Reviving Canadian Democracy, Victoria, Friesen Press, 2014. This little book was designed to awaken Canadians to the accelerating erosion of our parliamentary system of government and then to engage them in the battle to restore and strengthen democratic practices. It is now available only as an ebook, from the publisher at http://www.friesenpress.com/bookstore/title/119734000017537013/C.-Richard-Tindal-Reviving-Canadian-Democracy and from Google books, and the latter offers a free download of the first two chapters. The book has received a number of very positive reviews, including this one at Amazon.