Summary: Highlights the ways in which the city has financially controlled expenditures for civic services over the past ten years - including public services not administered by boards or commissions. Raises the question of taxing privately-owned utilities as a source of city revenue.
Summary: Argues that the new budget gives more detailed information than in the past about salaries and wages but could still give the people even more detailed an account of how the budget is managed.
Summary: Provides an outline of revenues and expenditures for the civic budget of 1942. Notes the high level of debt payments. Questions how it can be claimed that there was adequate reduction of the tax burden.
Summary: The Bureau indicates its support of a temporary increase in tax rates.
Summary: Outlines questions that voters may put to candidates before the elections: specifically, with the budget in deficit, should it be balanced by cutting spending or should another approach be taken.
Summary: Provides the estimated current revenues for the 1940 civic budget. Outlines expenditures and the tax rate. Raises questions as to whether all city departments are as efficient and as adequately mechanized as they could be.
Summary: Examines the issue of Toronto's deficit. Advocates reducing estimated expenditures.
Summary: Highlights recent debt charges, surplus, and provincial subsidies in the 1943 budget. Also provides some draft estimates of expenditures and revenue. Advocates for calculated spending in war time.
Summary: Urges citizens to contact municipal representatives about the issue of civic expenditure.
Summary: Provides civic budget figures for recent years. Notes that the measure of the tax rate does not always indicate the true tax burden, and that civic budget omissions can often lead to greater personal expenditures by the taxpayers.
Summary: An open letter to the mayor, the board of control, and city aldermen, highlighting the fact that expenditures appear to be falling behind revenues at a growing pace.