Summary: Summary of the organization, function, activities, revenue and expenditures of the Toronto Public Health Department. Special consideration is given to the issue of infant mortality/child welfare.
Summary: Summary of the organization, powers, activities, expenditures, and revenue of the Toronto Police Department. Includes a description of the administration of justice.
Summary: Presents several comparisons which illustrate some of the gains made in methods of financial administration in Toronto from 1914-1918.
Summary: Presents statistics on median, maximum, and minimum salaries of teachers (1914-1919), and the 1919 salary limits of Toronto teachers. Suggests that teachers' salaries should be increased to support the process of education.
Summary: List of Toronto City officials and contact information
Summary: Details of modern athletic structures/stadiums in North American cities (e.g. Cambridge, Philadelphia, New York), and discussion of logistics of building a municipal stadium in Toronto.
Summary: Outline of suggested stages in preparing and passing budget estimates, and list of advantages this would secure.
Summary: Statistics on increases in total estimated expenditures by functions, and object of expenditure (1916-1919). Also lists per capita variations.
Summary: Explores the costs of hospital administration. The relation between hospitals, municipalities, and the province needs to ensure adequate service, while avoiding unnecessary costs.
Summary: Presents a summary of the findings and constructive suggestions emerging from the Bureau of Municipal Research interim report: "Measurement of Educational Waste in the Public Schools."
Summary: Tabulated information regarding motor-bus operation in American cities. Explores whether motor-buses would be justifiable for Toronto.
Summary: Statistics on motor mortality rates in Toronto. Special consideration is given to the high percentage of child fatalities as a result of motor accidents.
Summary: Schools can function as a tool for community development, particularly for new Canadian immigrants. Use of schools in this way would increase output of services, to get the most out of overhead costs of educational infrastructure.
Summary: Co-ordination between the Public Health and Public Welfare Departments could be achieved by appointing members to a joint committee on Public Welfare.
Summary: List of Toronto City officials and contact information.
Summary: Suggests that schools and school grounds be used more efficiently to meet community needs, such as the need for integration of new immigrants from Central and Southern Europe - both children and parents.
Summary: Details the work of Home and School associations throughout Toronto. Argues that Toronto needs a powerful Citizens' Educational Association to secure the fullest results of co-operation between the Home and School clubs and the fullest educational returns from expenditures on education.
Summary: Presents hospital accommodations statistics of other cities (e.g. Kingston, Ottawa); general hospital use should be limited to acute cases, and separate facilities should be built for chronic and convalescent treatment.
Summary: Tabulated comparison of prices paid by the city of Toronto and related bodies for supplies in common use. Suggests concentration of purchasing efforts applied through a centralized price-getting authority in co-operation with departmental ordering agents.
Summary: Reflection on 8 years of work, members, major recommendations made
Summary: Suggests that earlier estimates and earlier tax collection is necessary in order to save the city money.
Summary: Highlights the need for better coordination and budget planning between the different functions in the municipality.
Summary: Outlines inequities in tax collection and need for review of taxation business profits
Summary: Analysis of annual budget and optimism that some past failures will be corrected with better accountability and more accurate estimates.
Summary: Warns that public debt will increase unless some public works projects are delayed. Highlghts per capita debt burden especially with regards to education.
Summary: Outlines per capita debt burden especially with regards to education, and warns that increasing public debt without population growth can curtail Toronto's borrowing power.
Summary: Discusses the building of the new union station and the problematic situation at the waterfront. Chronicles discussion surrounding waterfront development from 1888-1922.
Summary: Outlines the relationship between level of taxation and dominance of industry. Argues that high taxes are a great threat to industrialization.
Summary: Outlines the tax burden and the implications of the new budget in 1922.