Summary: Examines recommendations proposed by The Royal Commission on Metropolitan Toronto (which evaluated the effectiveness of the existing form of metropolitan government).
Summary: Analysis of taxation figures from 1927-1932.
Summary: Results of Bureau's election for board members.
Summary: A summary of the work done by the Bureau of Municipal Research for the year ending 1947. The chief concern of the Bureau is establishment of a unified municipal government. Bureau expenditure and subscribers at the end.
Summary: Lectures given by the Bureau in Ontario, which focus on: voter turnout, work done on available pension options, and cooperation with U of T.
Summary: Outlines the annual estimated net revenue and expenditure in the city of Toronto for the fiscal year of 1932, as outlined in the city budget.
Summary: Reflection on 8 years of work, members, major recommendations made
Summary: The bureau states its affirmative stance on a proposal to bring in universal adult suffrage.
Summary: Suggests that earlier estimates and earlier tax collection is necessary in order to save the city money.
Summary: List of Toronto City officials and contact information
Summary: Historical analysis of tax rates and tax burden from 1855-1922.
Summary: A reference guide listing the contact information for the mayor, city council, and various municipal boards and services. Also lists contact information for metro Toronto and suburban representatives.
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: Tabulated comparison of expenditure for the years 1927-1932, with discussion.
Summary: Outlines the relationship between level of taxation and dominance of industry. Argues that high taxes are a great threat to industrialization.
Summary: A summary of the work done by the Bureau of Municipal Research for the year ending 1940. The effects of WWII on the city are highlighted. Bureau expenditures and subscribers at the end.
Summary: Highlights issues in upcoming elections. Encourages the city increase the amount of voters by increasing the importance of the electoral body in the conduct of city affairs. Suggests that longer terms may bring better quality candidates and promote continuity of policy.
Summary: A reference guide listing the contact information for the mayor, city council, and various municipal boards and services
Summary: A newsletter outlining the Bureau of Municipal Research\'s work and its influence on public policy. The newsletter cites occasions on which Bureau of Municipal Research recommendations had been adopted or Bureau studies had been mentioned by public policy-makers - eg. John Robarts endorsed Bureau recommendations that local government have more control over fire services. The BMR\'s recommendation that local government be taught in schools was adopted by the municipality of Ottawa-Carleton. Ontario legislature members cited Bureau work.