Summary: Explores the costs of hospital administration. The relation between hospitals, municipalities, and the province needs to ensure adequate service, while avoiding unnecessary costs.
Summary: Discuss user behavior, the planning process, and financial and land resources in relation to urban parks.
Summary: Discussion of division of responsibilities regarding education and citizen's involvement in decision-making.
Summary: Provides a definition of day care, the need to provide it, responsibility for funding it and the societal perception of it.
Summary: Summary of the organization, powers, activities, expenditures, and revenue of the Toronto Police Department. Includes a description of the administration of justice.
Summary: Addresses the issue of school closures, reviewing the decision-making process and providing a case study of The School Board of Etobicoke.
Summary: Summary of the organization, function, activities, revenue and expenditures of the Toronto Public Health Department. Special consideration is given to the issue of infant mortality/child welfare.
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: Toronto must find a new way to dispose of waste, after having used lake Ontario, incineration and landfills. There are economic and social advantages to turning to recycling.
Summary: Defines the potential benefits of a Reception Hospital for those with mental illnesses. Presents statistics on expenditures made by the province on mental health care.
Summary: This publication draws upon reports of the Board of Education and highlights the issue of children who are over the normal age for their school grade due to either late entrance or lack of progress and being held back a grade.
Summary: Schools can function as a tool for community development, particularly for new Canadian immigrants. Use of schools in this way would increase output of services, to get the most out of overhead costs of educational infrastructure.
Summary: Assesses the quality of Metro Toronto's fire departments to determine whether amalgamation would be the most effective way to provide the best level of service.
Summary: Private citizens and government must both do their part to to strengthen Canada's economy and prevent unemployment.
Summary: Describes Parks and Recreation Administration in Canada, focusing on organization and practices.
Summary: Presents a summary of the findings and constructive suggestions emerging from the Bureau of Municipal Research interim report: "Measurement of Educational Waste in the Public Schools."
Summary: Engages the public in ensuring the development of the green belt.
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: History and survey of the York Street School, including a detailed account of school supplies, the school building, principal, teachers and students (kindergarten through grade 3)
Summary: A scan of waste management practice and authorities in Ontario and how they play out in various cities, emphasizing the need for a more comprehensive strategy of waste management, recycling and renewable energy.
Summary: Civic housecleaning is a necessary method of fire and disease prevention. Children in public schools are encouraged to clean in and around their homes, to practice civic engagement.
Summary: In preparation for the post-WWI era Toronto is investing in technical education
Summary: This document draws upon reports from the Medical Inspection Department of the Board of Education, and suggests Improving health conditions and health education in the schools. Some suggestions including the building of "open air schools" and being aware of ill-venthilated cloak-rooms as a source of contagion. The difficulties of trying to teach children who come to school hungry are also highlighted.
Summary: An informational pamphlet for "parents and taxpayers" highlighting the need for improvements in the school system. This document considers recent reports from board of education inspectors on the state of public schools and makes suggestions and recommendations, including better cooperation between public schools and technical schools to reduce the drop-out rate, the need to identify the "feeble-minded", and better accounting practices in public schools.
Summary: Examines increased contracting of municipal services to the private sector. Recommends that a number of factors, not just cost-savings, must be taken into account.
Summary: Outlines methods used to increase service and use in a small library.
Summary: Interim report of the Toronto school survey calling for a reorganization and centralization of school supply purchases and stores
Summary: Presents a potential Fire Insurance Policy for the citizens of Toronto.
Summary: Reviews advantages and disadvantages of workplace day care as an option to meet increasing demand.
Summary: A survey of "educational waste" - the strain on school social and financial resources attributed to children with intellectual disabilities, children who start school at a later age, and children who do not complete their education