Summary: A summary of the work done by the Bureau of Municipal Research for the year ending 1982. Documents highlights of the past year and significant research projects. Bureau expenditures, publications, and contributors at the end.
Summary: A review of current Bureau of Municipal Research studies. Topics include: questions for electors, decentralization and transit proposals, industrial developments, trends in schools, property and business tax assessment, and declining local, provincial and federal revenue for municipal services.
Summary: Presents important issues faced by municipal representatives in the 1982 election.
Summary: Discusses transportation-oriented activities in Toronto, which may weaken the concept of decentralization.
Summary: Publications catalogue, 1982. Sample publications topics: economy, education, environment, finances, government, housing, productivity, planning, public safety, regional government, transportation
Summary: Presents important issues faced by municipal representatives in the 1980 election.
Summary: Listing of recently published studies, research in progress, and upcoming Bureau of Municipal Research events. Sample research topics include transit problems, cost saving in local governments, who should pay for municipal services, and productivity vs. quality of life
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: Listing of recently published studies, research in progress, and upcoming Bureau of Municipal Research events. Sample research topics include utilization of user fees, cost saving innovations in local government, teaching local government, transportation planning, and downtown core revitalization
Summary: Presents the outline of a program for the development of local transportation in London, and provides a summary of the city's prior strategies for transportation.
Summary: Outlines the major issues faced by municipal representatives in Metropolitan Toronto, London, Hamilton, Ottawa, Windsor, and Sudbury in the 1978 Municipal Elections.
Summary: Letter sent to Bureau members listing recent research topics. Sample topics include rent control, downtown revitalization, transportation coordination, the teaching of local government in schools, and financial problems of local governments
Summary: Municipalities can play a larger role in more efficient use of energy and establishment of renewable resources, to reduce the energy waste crisis.
Summary: Reviews and analyses various proposed uses for the Toronto Island Airport site. Examines how this issue emerged, what means have been adopted to resolve it, and what evidence is available to support other proposed uses.
Summary: Listing of recently published studies, research in progress, and upcoming Bureau of Municipal Research events. Sample research topics include the island airport and harbourfront development, vandalism in schools, disappearing farmland, provincially funded regional development planning, and cooperation between London, Ontario transit agencies.
Summary: Analysis of the Metroplan's goal to reduce dependency on downtown Toronto and instead establish another major centre in Scarborough and North Yonge.
Summary: Scan of major elections issues in 1976.
Summary: Listing of recently published studies, research in progress, and upcoming Bureau of Municipal Research events. Sample research topics include housing, citizen responsibility, policing, landlord-tenant rights, island airport, transportation, vandalism in schools.
Summary: Comprehensive survey of leisure activities and priorities among apartment dwellers in London, Ontario.
Summary: Scan of major elections issues in 1974.
Summary: Discusses urban growth as a problem for prosperity, how it has been tackled in Canada, the US and Europe, and what Toronto should do next.
Summary: Argues that transportation planning must take into account social needs - such as accessibility to the elderly - and not only traffic volume.
Summary: Suggests that the plan for large-scale East-West beltline routes is falling apart.
Summary: Draws attention to major election issues in 1972.
Summary: Examines the trend towards building privately developed new communities in Toronto.
Summary: Analysis of the planned mixed-use Metro Centre, the lack of enough information made public and the impact it would have on downtown Toronto.
Summary: Endorses city acquistion of the CNR belt-line for transformation into a public park.
Summary: Focuses on how decisions regarding the Metro Toronto transportation system are made.
Summary: Scan of the platforms of the three political parties.
Summary: Draws attention to important issues in the 1969 election.