Summary: Highlights trends in Toronto's population and growth. Notes that the suburban population has more than doubled since 1926. Outlines the need for proper planning to better accomodate population growth. Notes that the assessed value of land in Toronto has been steadily decreasing. Suggests that there seems to be no good reason why the greater Toronto area should need more than one local government, though the lack of unitary government may be down to a lack of imagination. Concludes that in the meantime, a borough system may be better than no system at all.