Summary: Engages the public in ensuring the development of the green belt.
Summary: Describes the history of emergency housing in Toronto, and need for better provisions.
Summary: Examines the phenomenon of bachelorettes (furnished, one-room rental units) and consequences for housing in Toronto.
Summary: Appraises the first decade of Metropolitan Toronto's Municipal Council.
Summary: Three case studies concerning personnel transfers stemming from municipal amalgamations and assumption of the welfare function by Metro.
Summary: Describes changes in local government in Windsor and lessons for Toronto and the Metro process started in 1953.
Summary: Study of the completed basic reassessment at market value in Mississauga. Explains the procedures and difficulties involved in market value assessment.
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: The present system for public housing is overly complex and expensive, as well as inefficient. Outlines the effect that new legislation could have on Ontario social housing.
Summary: Presents data on capital expenditure in Toronto. Provides recommendations to improve capital works programming and debt management functions.
Summary: A guide to the Municipality of Metro Toronto and the six area municipalities.
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: Discuss user behavior, the planning process, and financial and land resources in relation to urban parks.
Summary: Examines the trend towards building privately developed new communities in Toronto.
Summary: Examines additional means by which Metro's municipal services might be financed.
Summary: Discusses the length and inefficiency of City Council meetings.
Summary: Describes changes to school funding with the new Metro arrangements.
Summary: Discusses the advantages of a two-year term in efficiency and performance of city council members.
Summary: Reviews advantages and disadvantages of workplace day care as an option to meet increasing demand.
Summary: Examines the challenges municipalities face in fulfilling their responsibility to build old age homes.
Summary: Suggests that assessment law and assessment practice should be modified to ensure equity in real property assessment.
Summary: Focuses on how decisions regarding the Metro Toronto transportation system are made.
Summary: Local governments encounter difficulties in both current and capital financing; this warrants reconsideration of Provincial-Municipal Relations.
Summary: Analysis of function and challenges of fire departments in the Toronto area.
Summary: Analysis of Board of Education structure, authority and expenditure in light of public controversy about their current level of expenditure.
Summary: The introduction of sewer charges in Metro Toronto could have two major advantages: equitable distribution of service costs and diversification of municipal revenue.
Summary: Identifies structural implications of municipal reform and re-defining of municipalities in Ontario.
Summary: Discusses the structure of care in housing for the elderly and challenges this housing faces.
Summary: Addresses the issue of school closures, reviewing the decision-making process and providing a case study of The School Board of Etobicoke.
Summary: Discusses transportation-oriented activities in Toronto, which may weaken the concept of decentralization.