Councillor Josh Matlow


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28 02, 2020

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


Tuesday, March 3rd is “Shop Eglinton Day" You’re invited to join me and Councillor Mike Colle this coming Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020, 11:00am at Jerusalem Restaurant (955 Eglinton Ave. W.) as we proclaim March 3rd "Shop Eglinton Day"! Ontario's Minister of Transportation, Caroline Mulroney has been invited to join us along with local residents, business owners and BIAs to have lunch. Following [...]

28 02, 2020

Statement by Councillor Josh Matlow on Metrolinx Finally Admitting that the Scarborough Subway Does not Provide Good Value for Money to Residents Who Need Transit Now


Today, Metrolinx is admitting the Scarborough Subway is not a worthwhile project. The transit agency released the first public report that confirms what academics and transit experts have been saying for the past decade - that the ridership and large geography of Scarborough won’t be well served by a 3-stop subway. The report also conclusively [...]

28 02, 2020

Statement by Councillor Josh Matlow on Ford Government’s New Developer-Friendly Community Benefit Charge


Communities will pay more so wealthy developers can make more under the provincial government’s Community Benefits Charge (CBC). The new planning scheme, which replaces the ways cities like Toronto receive funds from developers to support residents’ quality of life, appears to break the promise the province made to municipalities that any changes would be revenue [...]

20 02, 2020

February 24th: Screenagers Screening at NTCI


From the director of Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, screened at NTCI in 2017, filmmaker and physician Delaney Ruston finds herself at a loss on how to help her own teens as they struggle with their emotional wellbeing. Ruston sets out to understand these challenges in our current screen-filled society, and how we as [...]

20 02, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE: New Colour-Coded Rating System for Toronto’s Apartment Buildings Has Renters Seeing Red


MEDIA RELEASE New Colour-Coded Rating System for Toronto's Apartment Buildings Has Renters Seeing Red Councillor and Tenant Groups that initiated program raise concerns about City roll-out Toronto – The long-awaited RentSafe signage program has been released by City Staff. The apartment building rating system, similar to the City's "Dinesafe" program, will require landlords to post [...]

31 01, 2020

Councillor Josh Matlow’s Community & City Hall Update: Winter I


Community Skating Parties This Weekend! I’m co-hosting TWO community skating parties for Midtown residents this weekend - in the west with MP Carolyn Bennett and in the east, with Carolyn Bennett and MP Rob Oliphant. Lace up your skates and join me and my family! Stop by Cedarvale Park's outdoor arena (off of Arlington Avenue) on Saturday from 1:30pm [...]

31 01, 2020

February 5, 2020


2020.TE13.13 - Residential Demolition Application - 136 Lyndhurst Avenue   2020.TE13.31 - Construction Staging Area - 89-101 Roehampton Avenue   2020.TE13.35 - Parking Amendments - Redpath Avenue and Brownlow Avenue - 71-73 Redpath Avenue   2020.TE13.46 - Proposed Installation of Speed Bumps - Charley Roach Lane   2020.TE13.51 - Speed Hump [...]

15 01, 2020

TTC Budget Balanced on the Backs of Vulnerable Students Councillors join Student Unions to fight against unfair fare increases


Media Release   TTC Budget Balanced on the Backs of Vulnerable Students : Councillors join Student Unions to fight against unfair fare increases   Toronto – Councillor Josh Matlow was joined by Student Union leaders from Toronto's post-secondary institutions today to fight against unfair Metropass increases ahead of the first 2020 Budget Committee meeting.   [...]

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