Summary: Reviews advantages and disadvantages of workplace day care as an option to meet increasing demand.
Summary: Discuss user behavior, the planning process, and financial and land resources in relation to urban parks.
Summary: Investigation into urban open space in the City of Toronto.
Summary: Documents the history of the Ontario Municipal Board, and the current structure, procedure and extent of its jurisdiction.
Summary: Discusses the province's adoption of Section 63 of the Assessment Act. Section 63 aims to base assessment on market value but not allow shifts in the tax burden between residential, commercial and industrial properties.
Summary: Focuses on how decisions regarding the Metro Toronto transportation system are made.
Summary: Examines the trend towards building privately developed new communities in Toronto.
Summary: Describes the theory and technique of a particular type of study of the economic impact of an expressway.
Summary: Suggests that assessment law and assessment practice should be modified to ensure equity in real property assessment.
Summary: Examines the news media in Metro Toronto, and the extent to which it serves the public and influences decision-makers on municipal matters.
Summary: Results of a questionnaire sent to all candidates for municipal office in Metropolitan Toronto in December 1962. Notes the similarity in social and economic positions of municipal politicians.
Summary: Reproduces extracts of arguments in a Bureau brief in support of the broadening Metro's revenue base. Emphasizes property taxation.
Summary: Suggests a dysfunctional TTC has harmed Toronto; the Bureau recommends more direct control in future.
Summary: To maintain the level of competence of senior municipal officers, university trained recruits are required whose academic backgrounds permit them to understand the effect and ramifications of municipal activity.
Summary: Summarizes the proceedings of a seminar sponsored by the BMR. Examines new town development and its effects on growth patterns, population, and urbanization.
Summary: Assesses the role of recreation at the municipal level, considering major benefits and financial constraints.
Summary: Examines special-body government units in Metro Toronto. Recommends reducing the number of special bodies from 94 to 55, which would minimize the negative effects of fragmentation.
Summary: Evaluates instruction on local government in Ontario secondary schools. Includes summaries of workshops held around the province to gain a better understanding of how to improve instruction.
Summary: Identifies the problems and reasons for the increase in complaints about street prostitution.
Summary: Reviews and analyses various proposed uses for the Toronto Island Airport site. Examines how this issue emerged, what means have been adopted to resolve it, and what evidence is available to support other proposed uses.
Summary: Addresses the issue of school closures, reviewing the decision-making process and providing a case study of The School Board of Etobicoke.
Summary: Explores municipal reform in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and New Brunswick.
Summary: Summarizes observations and recommendations dealing with the 29 regional governments proposed by the Ontario Committee on Taxation.
Summary: Argues that zoning policy must be revised to achieve maximum growth in downtown Toronto.
Summary: Presents important issues faced by municipal representatives in the 1982 election.
Summary: Presents important issues faced by municipal representatives in the 1980 election.
Summary: Describes changes to school funding with the new Metro arrangements.
Summary: Examines increased contracting of municipal services to the private sector. Recommends that a number of factors, not just cost-savings, must be taken into account.
Summary: Examines proposals which aim to correct weaknesses of Metro Toronto Area government.
Summary: Investigates the effects of property tax on land use planning. Suggests possible alternative tax structures for Ontario.