Summary: Identifies the problems and reasons for the increase in complaints about street prostitution.
Summary: Local problems have increased as a result of WWI; the issue of unemployment and soldiers' dependants should be addressed by provincial or municipal government.
Summary: Outlines estimated expenditures analyzed by the cost of main function to be met out by taxation for the 1942 budget. Advocates for monthly calculations to promote accountability. Calls for a departmentalization survey to be carried out at once.
Summary: Tabulated comparison of estimated civic expenditures from 1928-1933, analyzed according to objects of expenditure, and comments.
Summary: A summary of the work done by the Bureau of Municipal Research for the year ending 1935. Topics of importance include unemployment relief, civic salaries and wages, the city budget and credit, voter turnout, declining assessment, and civic efficiency and amalgamation. Bureau expenditures and subscribers at the end.
Summary: Presents a tentative scheme for central control of labor supply, unemployment, and immigration, with suggestions for: administration, legislation, fees and costs, methods and procedures, and interdepartmental co-operation.
Summary: A summary of the work done by the Bureau of Municipal Research for the year ending 1936. The chief concern of the Bureau is the balancing of the civic budget. Bureau expenditures and subscribers at the end.
Summary: A summary of the various reports regarding the city's financial state. Some highlights of these reports include details on the housing issue, and how city planning was essential to the success of new the new housing programme.
Summary: Analysis of problems in 1934 budget such as lack of balance and misrepresented opinion of expert consultant.
Summary: Outlines civic budget estimates for 1939, including estimated revenues and expenditures. Discusses the tax rate, as well the ongoing capital project to improve the city's sewage system. Stresses the need for more rigid control of taxation and debt.
Summary: Argues that city workers' salaries can be reduced in light of the increase on purchasing power with the Great Depression
Summary: Private citizens and government must both do their part to to strengthen Canada's economy and prevent unemployment.
Summary: A self-recreative fund should be implemented to contend with the issue of unemployment. Certain private institutions are creating work in the community, and their endeavors should be supported.
Summary: Outlines the major issues faced by municipal representatives in Metropolitan Toronto, London, Hamilton, Ottawa, Windsor, and Sudbury in the 1978 Municipal Elections.
Summary: Highlights the issue of housing challenges due to unemployment, noting the number of people on voucher, in houses of industry, and single men in hostels. Demonstrates that the number of people on relief is the lowest it has been since 1933 and that unemployment has decreased in the August-November period.
Summary: The Bureau notes that the cost of direct unemployment payments will challenge the city's budget through 1950 - and argues that it must be restructured and the responsibilities distributed more equitably between the three levels of government.
Summary: Outlines where city taxes and revenues go, providing a pie-chart of expenditures. Argues that the city's current debt charges weigh down the budget, and may interfere with future projects such as improving the sewage system, undertaking slum clearance, and various other city improvements.
Summary: Summarizes progress in three major areas of concern: unemployment relief, fire department reorganization, and accounting and budget reform.
Summary: In light of the recent financial emergency (eg. the Depression), the Bureau outlines some of the steps taken to reduce municipal operating costs in 1932 and proposes steps to meet further reduction targets in 1933.
Summary: Highlghts the issue of growing deficits in the Great Depression, and argues this issue is not being fully presented to the public.
Summary: Summary of main points in 1937 Finance Commissioner's report. Outlines the financial results of current operations for 1937, results of funding direct relief, record of tax collections since 1928, the distribution of taxpayer dollars in 1937, how much Toronto owes, and how much Toronto could legally borrow.
Summary: Outlines what expenses on unemployment are and who should be addressing the issue. Argues that municipalities are not equipped to deal with the relief of unemployment - but that chronic relief, like public health, is a municipal issue.
Summary: Outlines the costs of welfare relief and raises the question of whether or not welfare relief should be continued after the depression ends. The advantages and disadvantages of several different relief systems are discussed.
Summary: Creation of a permanent Rotary Relief Fund for Unemployment would provide a self-recreating fund for citizens, and make possible projects employing a large number of workers.
Summary: Outlines city budget figures for 1938. Suggests a detailed administrative survey be made of all city departments and that a long term capital expenditures budget be established. Further goes on to note that the cost of government is on the rise, however costs in Health and Sanitation and general welfare are on the decline.
Summary: Outlines information on financial results of current operations, the results of funding direct relief, the city's record of tax collection since 1929, how tax money was spent in 1938, rehabilition of sub-standard housing, debt charges, and restriction of capital expenditures during the depression.
Summary: The city budget should be balanced by reduced expenditure and not increased taxes, with unemployment payments bearing a heavy burden on the budget.
Summary: Provides a classification of expenditures in the 1938 Civic Budget. The Bureau notes that revenue now covers expenses but unemployment relief still poses a problem. The Bureau proposes that the city of Toronto pursue some of the advantages of the council-manager system, including the coordination of all services departments under a single department of Public Works with a single, unified administration, the adoption of staggered terms for council, and the election of city councillors by the city as a whole.
Summary: Outlines the division of responsibilities between the province and municipalities and how this affects social services and payments.
Summary: Examination and analysis of the burden that unemployment relief payments place on the budget.