Councillor Josh Matlow

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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.

30 04, 2019

The City of Toronto Community Stewardship Program

2019-04-30T18:01:39+00:00

The City of Toronto Community Stewardship Program has a site in the Nordheimer. The program began on April 29th but anyone can join during the season and then attend regularly. The team meets at Roycroft Park at 150 Boulton Drive, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and work together until 8 p.m. They work on a city [...]

30 04, 2019

Bike to Work Day – May 27

2019-04-30T17:50:30+00:00

Bike to Work Day is on Monday May 27. If you're a cyclist, one of the community start points is at our very own Wychwood Barns (Christie side)! The group will bike to Yonge and Charles to meet up with the larger group and bike to City Hall. Cyclists will be leaving Wychwood Barns at [...]

26 04, 2019

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

2019-04-26T21:18:24+00:00

City Council Unanimously Supports Changing the Culture in Toronto's Long-Term Care Homes: More Caring, Respectful and Supportive For the first time in history, there are now more Torontonians over the age of 65 than children aged 15 and under. Looking ahead, the number of people in Toronto aged 65 and over is expected to almost double [...]

18 04, 2019

Toronto-St. Paul’s Tenant Summit: April 28

2019-04-24T18:52:28+00:00

Please join me, M.P.P. Jill Andrew, MP Carolyn Bennett and Toronto-St. Paul’s Tenant Association Network (TSPTAN) for an afternoon of information, discussion, ideas and action to address tenant issues here in Toronto-St. Paul’s. The event will take place Sunday, April 28th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Oakwood Village Library (341 Oakwood Ave.) [...]

17 04, 2019

Provincial Transit Plans Leave More Questions Than Answers

2019-04-22T17:51:13+00:00

As many of you have heard, Premier Doug Ford announced a new transit plan last week. As the map below shows, the dotted blue lines represent 5 new lines or extensions. While there is merit to aspects of the Premier's proposal, there are more questions than answers after last week's announcement. A: Yonge North Extension [...]

9 04, 2019

Councillor Josh Matlow’s Community And City Hall Update For April, 2019

2019-05-16T18:32:50+00:00

Exploring Partnerships to Create a Vibrant & Sustainable Community Hub at the former Vaughan Road Academy (529 Vaughan Rd.): The Oakwood Vaughan neighbourhood is a remarkable neighborhood full of promise. However, it also continues to be an under-served and under-resourced neighbourhood. There is a lack of City programs and community spaces to address the needs [...]

29 03, 2019

April 10th: Cedervale Community Garden Meeting

2019-03-29T18:05:35+00:00

Join our friends from the Cedervale Community Garden for their upcoming "Season Start-up meeting." The garden, located in Cedervale Park, is entering their third season growing vegetables, fruit and herbs in the garden. Stop by to learn about membership opportunities and to hear more about growing healthy, local food in our community. When: Wednesday, April [...]

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