Summary: Discussion of division of responsibilities regarding education and citizen's involvement in decision-making.
Summary: Presents work on a seminar with U of T to discuss municipal government and its relationship to the community life of Metropolitan Toronto.
Summary: Toronto must find a new way to dispose of waste, after having used lake Ontario, incineration and landfills. There are economic and social advantages to turning to recycling.
Summary: Provides a definition of day care, the need to provide it, responsibility for funding it and the societal perception of it.
Summary: Considers the role of the Board of Assessors responsible for re-examining tax properties in the city.
Summary: Presents an analysis of the population, revenue and fiscal structure of the city after amalgamation following the new Metro Act.
Summary: Consideration of constitutional changes regarding number of aldermen and election date.
Summary: Argues that coordination is needed between the different councils, either by amalgamation or by creating a County Council.
Summary: Analysis of problems in 1934 budget such as lack of balance and misrepresented opinion of expert consultant.
Summary: Discusses the role of municipal governments in Canada, including the need for a greater position for them in the inter-governmental system and a larger share of tax revenue.
Summary: The problems of the modern city are more complex than those of a hundred years ago. City leadership must focus on continuous civic planning, and avoid short-sightedness.
Summary: The roles, authority and limitations on municipal auditors in Ontario, including jurisdictional scan and political challenges.
Summary: Analysis of the Metroplan's goal to reduce dependency on downtown Toronto and instead establish another major centre in Scarborough and North Yonge.
Summary: Argues that the Harbourfront division of authority is archaic and in need of review in order to ensure that the population benefits from the waterfront.
Summary: Describes the need for fair reassessment of private and business property tax rates, and a better functioning Board of Control.
Summary: News Brief about the Bureau's reports, work, annual meeting, internal elections, appointing of members and upcoming surveys.
Summary: Outlines the major issues faced by municipal representatives in Metropolitan Toronto, London, Hamilton, Ottawa, Windsor, and Sudbury in the 1978 Municipal Elections.
Summary: Toronto City Council asked the Province to be able to participate in a more equitable pension plan, such as the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS).
Summary: A scan of waste management practice and authorities in Ontario and how they play out in various cities, emphasizing the need for a more comprehensive strategy of waste management, recycling and renewable energy.
Summary: Analysis of current and planned residential bonus system and endorsement of the need for a more flexible system in future.
Summary: Describes the Provincial government's approach to regional property development, regional government and local government fiscal reform. Identifies the need for more clarity in policies going forward.
Summary: Discusses challenges of Metro budgeting and recommendations for change.
Summary: Analysis of proposed pension scheme for City Council members, in the context of taxapayer cost.
Summary: Encouraging citizens to vote, and warning against citizen apathy.
Summary: Describes city council structure, current and planned election methods, and recommendations for how to best keep councils representative of citizens.
Summary: Analysis of how provincial budget cuts affected social services in Ontario municipalities and the lack of sufficient information to account for spending on these issues.
Summary: Review of studies that have been done about the police, the police budget process, the role of the police and the need for more provision of information about its actions.
Summary: Discusses the legal structure of land easement and the possibilities of using this method for creating recreation spaces.
Summary: Draws attention to important issues in the 1964 election.
Summary: Update on annual meeting, research done and cited, staff meetings and bureau membership