Councillor Josh Matlow


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So far Josh Matlow has created 88 blog entries.
25 10, 2019

Advocating For A Safe & Vibrant Oakwood-Vaughan Community


Dear residents, As your new City Councillor, there is nothing more important to me than the safety of our community. The repeated acts of violence committed in our Oakwood-Vaughan neighbourhood is extremely upsetting. The fear and vulnerability residents in our community and across our city feel as a result of gun violence is unacceptable. I've [...]

10 10, 2019

October 10, 2019


2019.TE9.4 - 2010-2016 Bathurst Street - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Amendment - Final Report 2019.TE9.5 - 26-40 Birch Avenue - Zoning By-law Amendment Application - Final Report 2019.TE9.7 - 117 - 127 Broadway Avenue - Rental Housing Demolition Application - Final Report 2019.TE9.20 - Demolition Application - 587 Oakwood Avenue [...]

4 10, 2019

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


Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur To those celebrating in our Jewish community, I wish you a Shanah Tovah and a meaningful fast this Yom Kippur! Declaration of Climate Emergency a Step in the Right Direction:Last week, many Midtown residents joined thousands of Torontonians in the Climate Strike march downtown. Many of us have been inspired by [...]

26 09, 2019

Maria Shchuka Library This October


Come by the Maria. A Schuka Public Library (1745 Eglinton Avenue West) this October for some interesting and engaging community events. On October 24th from 6:30pm to 7:30 pm there will be an important conversation with CPA Canada about how to protect yourself from potential frauds and scams. Also in October, creative writing instructor Kathy [...]

20 09, 2019

Let’s Slow Down & Move Faster on Road Safety


Traffic safety here in Midtown and across Toronto has been an increasing concern due to the pressures associated with intensification and reckless driver behavior. The conflict between heavy construction vehicles and crowded streets tragically claimed the life of another pedestrian, Evangeline Lauroza, recently at Yonge and Erskine, just north of our ward. For many years, [...]

16 09, 2019

September 16, 2019


2019.TE8.26 - Appointments to Business Improvement Area Boards of Management 2019.TE8.36 - Accessible Loading Zone - Melita Crescent 2019.TE8.40 - Car-share Vehicle Parking Areas - Various Locations - Non-delegated 2019.TE8.43 - Extension of Permit Parking Hours - Hector Avenue, between Davenport Road and Melita Avenue, Rains Avenue, between Davenport Road and Melita [...]

23 08, 2019

Supporting Youth at-risk More Effective than Surveillance


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 [...]

20 08, 2019

Why this Liberal leadership hopeful is making a case for charter cities


By John Michael McGrath Why this Liberal leadership hopeful is making a case for charter cities OTTAWA – The Liberal leadership race has been reasonably satisfying from a policy-wonk perspective so far. Just this month, front-runner Steven Del Duca pledged to introduce an expanded safety net for workers, and Alvin Tedjo promised to implement a [...]

13 08, 2019

Maria A. Schuka Library This September


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 [...]

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