Councillor Josh Matlow

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23 08, 2019

Supporting Youth at-risk More Effective than Surveillance

2019-08-23T20:09:42+00:00

August 23, 2019 Supporting Youth at-risk More Effective at Fighting Violent Crime than Ford-Tory Surveillance Announcement CCTV has "no impact on levels of violent crime"   Toronto – Premier Doug Ford and Mayor John Tory's announcement today that the province will give the Toronto Police Service $3 million to install CCTV cameras will not lead [...]

13 08, 2019

Maria A. Schuka Library This September

2019-08-13T15:33:54+00:00

Drop by the Maria. A Schuka Public Library this September for a pair of interesting and engaging talks for the community. On Thursday, September 12th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm, listen to a special discussion on the operations of the Special Investigations Unit. Then, join the Library on Wednesday, September 18th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm for [...]

19 07, 2019

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Summer II

2019-07-19T20:25:05+00:00

Council Approves Tenants First Report: An Important Milestone in Transforming Toronto Community Housing I'm happy to report that City Council approved the Tenants First Implementation Plan, which will create better living conditions and experiences for seniors in senior-designated buildings and tenants of Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCH) while ensuring their homes are safe and well [...]

25 06, 2019

Friends of Cedarvale’s Volunteer Outreach & Upcoming Events

2019-06-25T21:09:46+00:00

The Friends of Cedarvale has a city sanctioned pollinator protection strategy pollinator garden located in Cedarvale park, just north of the Community Garden, which is north of the tennis courts. The existent garden is being turned over to only native plants to accommodate native pollinators. Ongoing volunteers are welcome to tend the garden and monitor [...]

21 06, 2019

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Summer I

2019-06-24T17:57:47+00:00

UPDATE: Save Our Subway!  In a report to Council this week, the City Manager provided an update on the negotiations with the province over the subway upload. I have previously expressed my concerns to you and Council about the efficacy of sitting at the table with a government that has already, and unilaterally, announced the [...]

7 06, 2019

Empower Toronto

2019-06-07T20:44:24+00:00

Please join me for an important and timely conversation about the future of our city. As the Doug Ford Government continues to unilaterally make impactful decisions that affect our quality of life, I believe it’s time to focus on realistic ways to empower Toronto. Currently, the City of Toronto is a mere creature of the [...]

17 05, 2019

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update for Mid-May, 2019

2019-05-17T20:16:46+00:00

Provincial Cuts Equal $177.65 million download to City of Toronto Premier Doug Ford has continued his devastating cuts on Toronto. A report from our City Manager at this week's Council meeting estimated the pressure on the City of Toronto's already-approved 2019 Budget from Ford's actions to be $177.65 million. The cuts include: $84.8 million for [...]

17 05, 2019

School Fun Fairs

2019-05-17T18:00:31+00:00

Spring has finally arrived! Please join me, Molly and Melissa at school fun fairs happening throughout the ward over the next month. The first will be at Oriole Park JR Public School from 11am-3pm on May 25th! A full list of fun fairs in the community can be found below.  Oriole Park Jr Public School [...]

16 05, 2019

Town Hall on Bill 108: The OMB is Back

2019-05-16T15:39:41+00:00

Please join me and my colleagues for an important town hall on Bill 108. The meeting will take place at 7:00pm on May 27th in the Council Chambers at City Hall (100 Queen Street West). Please feel free to email my office at councillor_matlow@toronto.ca with any questions.

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