Summary: A summary of publications and achievements of the Bureau of Municipal Research from 1914-1926. Outlines Bureau mission statement and long-term goals to influence public policy. Detailed listing of Bureau publications and subscribers.
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: Outlines the Bureau's mission statement, highlights press clippings, lists sample publications and outlines how to support the Bureau by becoming a subscriber.
Summary: Adequate planning for community welfare work relies upon effective administration of welfare agencies and financing of community welfare programs. This can only be obtained through city-wide co-operation.
Summary: Mobilizing experienced citizens to shape municipal financial policies.
Summary: Citizens are encouraged to write suggestions regarding civic services on attached cards, and submit them to the Bureau of Municipal Research for investigation.
Summary: Suggests that charitable expenditures can be reduced and controlled through action by the city.
Summary: Analysis of requests and approvals of conference attendance for city council members in light of public criticism of attending these conferences at the city's expense.