Summary: Examines the issue of Toronto's deficit. Advocates reducing estimated expenditures.
Summary: Analysis of municipal expenditure on salaries and wages for the years 1927-1931.
Summary: Outlines the fact that Toronto is once again operating on an unbalanced budget. Details the costs of unemployment relief and raises the question of taxation of municipally-owned utilities
Summary: Provides civic budget figures for recent years. Notes that the measure of the tax rate does not always indicate the true tax burden, and that civic budget omissions can often lead to greater personal expenditures by the taxpayers.
Summary: The bureau highlights the fact that city has reduced the tax burden but argues that the city must still strive to provide services more efficiently.
Summary: Outlines the annual estimated net revenue and expenditure in the city of Toronto for the fiscal year of 1932, as outlined in the city budget.
Summary: Argues that expenditures have grown even faster than population growth, as have the cost of services and the number of services provided, while cities have failed to improve efficiency and budget planning.
Summary: Provides budget and expenditure figures for the fiscal year 1935. Argues that the biggest challenge pointed out in the budget is current unemployment expenditure and debt on past unemployment expenditure.
Summary: A survey of two specific areas of public policy that will be voted on in the election: expansion of the public water system and the city entering into the gasoline business.