Summary: Examines the phenomenon of bachelorettes (furnished, one-room rental units) and consequences for housing in Toronto.
Summary: Describes Parks and Recreation Administration in Canada, focusing on organization and practices.
Summary: Analyzes the development of the Ontario Retail Sales tax provincially.
Summary: Examines exemption from property taxation. Considers property owned municipally, provincially, and federally, as well as partial graded, and religious and charitable exemptions.
Summary: Explains the complex residential assessment function in Metro, so that ratepayers can gain greater understanding of the valuation and appeal procedures.
Summary: Study of the state of the rental housing market in Toronto, with an emphasis on the scope of basic need and the nature and size of the population group for assisted rental housing.
Summary: Analysis of function and challenges of fire departments in the Toronto area.
Summary: Advocates a positive approach to urban renewal, with emphasis on conservation of property, public action, and rehabilitation.
Summary: Summary of keynote address to the Eastern Regional Conference of the Public Personnel Association: key issues in public personnel operations.
Summary: Internal annual report.
Summary: Analysis of political dispute regarding the construction of the east-west subway.
Summary: Urging the advancement of legislation for universal suffrage in municipal elections (limited until that time by ownership of property).
Summary: Analysis of city debt, its distribution and planning for overcoming it.
Summary: Describes changes in local government in Windsor and lessons for Toronto and the Metro process started in 1953.
Summary: Local governments encounter difficulties in both current and capital financing; this warrants reconsideration of Provincial-Municipal Relations.
Summary: Authority and form of management of the different boards and commissions in the city
Summary: Looks at the meaning of "the spoils system", and the application of the ideas of "merit", "the central personnel agency" and "the classification system" in the public personnel field.
Summary: Describes the responsibilities and requirements of elected city officials.
Summary: Describes of the structure of government in metropolitan Toronto and planned changes.
Summary: Discusses how much public housing there should be, who should it be made available to and how much funding should be allocated for this purpose.
Summary: Commercial taxpayers in Ontario pay a greater proportionate share of municipal taxes than other types of ratepayers. Statistical evidence shows that the difference in rates levied to residential and commercial taxpayers has increased.
Summary: Presents data on capital expenditure in Toronto. Provides recommendations to improve capital works programming and debt management functions.
Summary: Study of citizen participation, with a focus on on citizen groups whose chief concern is local government decisions about the physical environment.
Summary: Scan of all Canadian provinces and the Federal government's systems of paying for property occupied in cities in ways other than property taxes.
Summary: Identifies various cost-saving innovations in municipalities in Canada, as well as other countries. Documents efforts at the local level to save money through the use of innovative management and/or technological changes.
Summary: Evaluates the impact of cost-saving innovations in Canadian municipalities, as well as factors which led to the success or failure of those innovations. Examines five case studies.
Summary: Discusses transportation-oriented activities in Toronto, which may weaken the concept of decentralization.
Summary: A guide to the Municipality of Metro Toronto and the six area municipalities.
Summary: Provides recommendations to alleviate the problems faced by expropriated owner-occupants.