Councillor Josh Matlow

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21 09, 2018

‘I’m sweating all the time’: Landlords turn on heat at some Toronto buildings

2018-08-10T20:39:25+00:00

September 21, 2017 Jackie Dunham CTV News Toronto In compliance with a city bylaw that requires landlords maintain a minimum indoor temperature of 21 degrees between September 15 and June 21, a number of buildings already have the heat turned on, despite the scorching temperatures outside. The Mayor has said that he is prepared to [...]

21 09, 2018

City tells landlords to turn heat off during soaring temperature

2018-08-10T20:41:15+00:00

September 21, 2017 Faiza Amin 680 News The lingering hot summer temperatures have led to extremely hot residential buildings where landlords have turned the heat on in response to a bylaw which states that buildings must be at least 21 degrees as of September 15th. Councillor Matlow, who is also the chair of the Tenants [...]

13 09, 2018

Backgrounder to My Motion to Establish Toronto as a Charter City

2018-09-13T16:34:05+00:00

City Charter Motion: Backgrounder Motion That: City Council request the Government of Canada to provide a mechanism for the City of Toronto, and other municipal governments, to establish a City Charter that provides authority over "municipal issues" including, but not limited to, the following: a) Municipal elections b) Municipal governance structure c) Local land use [...]

22 08, 2018

Buddies in Bad Times presents – The Youth /Elders Podcast

2018-08-22T14:21:14+00:00

After the runaway success of 2016’s The Youth / Elders Project, Buddies brings their queer magic out into the community for the latest installment of this work – The Youth / Elders Podcast. Recorded live at the Oakwood branch of the Toronto Public Library every Saturday, sessions will feature the personal stories, lived histories, and [...]

1 08, 2018

Deer Park Resident’s Group Wants to Hear from You!

2018-08-01T14:05:11+00:00

Do you live in Deer Park?  The local residents group wants to hear your top neighbourhood priorities in order to guide their advocacy work in the coming years.  Fill out this quick 6-minute survey! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RNLH2QL

27 07, 2018

City Hall and Community Update for July 27th, 2018

2018-07-27T20:50:09+00:00

Doug Ford Makes Surprise Changes to Toronto's Wards and Cancels Current Election With No Public Consultation Torontonians were shocked to see a report that Doug Ford was set to announce that he will cancel our city's municipal election halfway through, and completely change the ward boundaries without any public consultation. This is unprecedented, anti-democratic and reckless. Candidates have already received donations from [...]

6 07, 2018

Seniors Community Grant Program Allows for Seniors HomeShare Pilot Project!

2018-07-06T14:49:43+00:00Tags: , , |

As we all know, the growth in Toronto's seniors population is expected to accelerate in the coming years. Presently, there are now more seniors living in Toronto than children. As Toronto's Seniors Advocate, I was pleased to move a motion at City Council to authorize the City's Social Development, Finance and Administration division to receive a grant [...]

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