Summary: Describes the theory and technique of a particular type of study of the economic impact of an expressway.
Summary: Advocates a positive approach to urban renewal, with emphasis on conservation of property, public action, and rehabilitation.
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: Analysis of political dispute regarding the construction of the east-west subway.
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 planning for construction of a lakeshore expressway and issues relating to the operation of the Toronto Harbourfront.
Summary: Internal annual report.
Summary: Examines actions taken by various municipalities across Canada to manage urban growth.
Summary: Investigates the effects of property tax on land use planning. Suggests possible alternative tax structures for Ontario.
Summary: Describes changes in local government in Windsor and lessons for Toronto and the Metro process started in 1953.
Summary: Recommendations for the prefered form of government to be established in North York.
Summary: Explores municipal reform in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and New Brunswick.
Summary: Examines The Landlord and Tenant Amendment Act, 1968-69; the bulletin suggests additional changes that would protect the interests of tenants.
Summary: Study of the completed basic reassessment at market value in Mississauga. Explains the procedures and difficulties involved in market value assessment.
Summary: Three case studies concerning personnel transfers stemming from municipal amalgamations and assumption of the welfare function by Metro.
Summary: Engages the public in ensuring the development of the green belt.
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: 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: Analysis of the use of the referendum in Canada.
Summary: Analyzes the development of the Ontario Retail Sales tax provincially.
Summary: Describes important considerations in the planning of the design for the new City Square.
Summary: Illustrates how municipalities are being forced to adjust their approach to to economic development.
Summary: Explains the complex residential assessment function in Metro, so that ratepayers can gain greater understanding of the valuation and appeal procedures.
Summary: Report based on the Food For the Cities Conference, examining the issue of farmland protection in Ontario. Assesses the need for new provincial land use policies.
Summary: Examines additional means by which Metro's municipal services might be financed.
Summary: Analysis of function and challenges of fire departments in the Toronto area.
Summary: Discusses the advantages of a two-year term in efficiency and performance of city council members.
Summary: Examines the phenomenon of bachelorettes (furnished, one-room rental units) and consequences for housing in Toronto.
Summary: Examines the trend towards building privately developed new communities in Toronto.
Summary: Presents data on capital expenditure in Toronto. Provides recommendations to improve capital works programming and debt management functions.