Councillor Josh Matlow

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So far Josh Matlow has created 265 blog entries.
27 07, 2021

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update

2021-07-28T00:44:17+00:00

NEW! Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic at Fairbank PS: August 12th & 13th On Thursday August 12th and Friday August 13th, from 9am-7pm, I’m once again co-hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Fairbank PS with some remarkable partners. To learn about eligibility requirements and other important details, check out the flyer here. Together, let’s keep each [...]

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update2021-07-28T00:44:17+00:00
7 07, 2021

Special Update: Call to Action, Midtown Community Meetings, Local Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic & Events

2021-07-07T23:06:29+00:00

Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic at Fairbank Public School: July 8th & 9th This Thursday and Friday, from 9am-7pm, I’m co-hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Fairbank PS with some remarkable partners. To learn about eligibility requirements and other important details, check out the flyer here. Together, let’s keep each other safe, and end this pandemic! [...]

Special Update: Call to Action, Midtown Community Meetings, Local Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic & Events2021-07-07T23:06:29+00:00
25 06, 2021

Letter to Ontario’s Incoming Chief Medical Officer of Health: Providing Guidance on What Fully Vaccinated Ontarians Can Start Doing

2021-06-25T15:17:16+00:00

Friday June 25th, 2021 Dr. Kieran Moore Chief Medical Officer of Health 393 University Avenue Toronto, ON M5G 2M2 Re: Providing Guidance on What Fully Vaccinated Ontarians Can Start Doing Dear Dr. Moore, As of this week, over 30% of Ontarians 18+ are fully vaccinated. While this is an incredible milestone that our province has [...]

Letter to Ontario’s Incoming Chief Medical Officer of Health: Providing Guidance on What Fully Vaccinated Ontarians Can Start Doing2021-06-25T15:17:16+00:00
17 06, 2021

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update

2021-06-18T14:14:04+00:00

Vaccinating Homebound Seniors in Toronto-St.Paul's with Sinai Health: We can't wait for seniors, particularly those in lower income buildings, homebound and with mobility challenges to get vaccinated. We need to go to where they are. That is why I partnered with Dr. Nathan Stall and his team from Sinai Health to deliver vaccines to seniors [...]

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update2021-06-18T14:14:04+00:00
17 06, 2021

Remembering the 215 Children from Kamloops Residential School

2021-06-18T02:50:41+00:00

The discovery of 215 Indigenous children buried in an unmarked grave at a former Kamloops residential school, was horrifying & deplorable. In fact, I struggled to find the right words to express how horrific and deeply saddening this discovery was.  It is important to recognize that this was not an isolated incident in Kamloops but [...]

Remembering the 215 Children from Kamloops Residential School2021-06-18T02:50:41+00:00
17 06, 2021

Fighting Homophobia and Celebrating Pride

2021-06-17T16:28:28+00:00

As we enter Pride Month, it is more important than ever to remember that homophobia, transphobia, and other forms of hate remain present in our community. Earlier this month, a young man enjoying a spring weekend on the Toronto Islands was left with serious injuries after he was the target of a vicious and homophobic [...]

Fighting Homophobia and Celebrating Pride2021-06-17T16:28:28+00:00
17 06, 2021

Confronting Islamophobia and Anti-Arab Hate in our Community

2021-06-17T15:20:26+00:00

Earlier this month, our nation was forced to reckon with the hate-fueled tragedy in the City of London. A Muslim family, simply out for a walk together, was viciously attacked by a driver who mounted the sidewalk with his car to kill them. This attack was horrifying, hateful, tragically deadly & heartbreaking. Unfortunately, it was [...]

Confronting Islamophobia and Anti-Arab Hate in our Community2021-06-17T15:20:26+00:00
17 06, 2021

Addressing Antisemitism Violence in Toronto

2021-06-17T16:27:32+00:00

Recently, our city has witnessed an abhorrent rise in antisemitic violence and attacks. To me, this is not just a community safety issue, but also one that I experience and understand on a personal level as a member of Toronto's Jewish community. I will always stand up to hatred of any kind and work to [...]

Addressing Antisemitism Violence in Toronto2021-06-17T16:27:32+00:00
16 06, 2021

Little Jamaica Community Conversation: Meeting Highlights & Next Steps

2021-06-16T20:22:54+00:00

Memory Sharing Segment: Guiding Questions: How regular do you frequent Little Jamaica? What would make you visit Little Jamaica more? Is there anything about Little Jamaica that you miss that should be part of its future? Do you think Little Jamaica is effectively serving the community in its current state? If not, why? Highlights: Community [...]

Little Jamaica Community Conversation: Meeting Highlights & Next Steps2021-06-16T20:22:54+00:00
16 06, 2021

Cycling Network Update: Winona Drive Contra-flow Bike Lanes Approved

2021-06-16T18:28:55+00:00

I'm happy to let you know that City Council has approved additional cycling infrastructure improvements in the western part of our ward. This comes as part of the second quarter update of the Cycling Network Plan on infrastructure projects across the city, which will be implemented in 2021 and 2022. The new approvals will allow [...]

Cycling Network Update: Winona Drive Contra-flow Bike Lanes Approved2021-06-16T18:28:55+00:00
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