Councillor Josh Matlow

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5 02, 2021

Members Motion: Scarborough Transit Options Feasibility Request

2021-02-05T14:27:34+00:00

Members Motion- by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Paul Ainslie Recommendations City Council request the City Manager to report to the June meeting of Executive Committee on options for Scarborough transit that includes a: Technical assessment of moving forward with the Scarborough LRT, including length of construction time and new platform location at Kennedy [...]

Members Motion: Scarborough Transit Options Feasibility Request2021-02-05T14:27:34+00:00
1 02, 2021

The More Time Lost, the More Lives Lost: Submission to Ontario’s Long-Term Care Commission

2021-02-02T14:35:11+00:00

Summary: As Toronto's Seniors Advocate, to better support the health and safety of our seniors and to ensure that large scale and deadly outbreaks in Ontario's long-term care homes never happens again, I'm requesting that you consider and adopt the following recommendations: stabilize the long-term care workforce, accelerate vaccine distribution and increase efforts to promote [...]

The More Time Lost, the More Lives Lost: Submission to Ontario’s Long-Term Care Commission2021-02-02T14:35:11+00:00
12 01, 2021

OPEN LETTER TO PREMIER FORD, MINISTER FULLERTON & RET. GENERAL HILLIER: THE MORE TIME LOST, THE MORE LIVES LOST

2021-01-21T21:33:15+00:00

January 13, 2021 Re: The More Time Lost, The More Lives Lost Dear Premier, Minister and Ret. General, This public health emergency has quickly turned into a humanitarian crisis with seniors in long term care accounting for 66% of Ontario's COVID-19 deaths. As Toronto's Seniors Advocate, I request that you consider the following immediate changes, [...]

OPEN LETTER TO PREMIER FORD, MINISTER FULLERTON & RET. GENERAL HILLIER: THE MORE TIME LOST, THE MORE LIVES LOST2021-01-21T21:33:15+00:00
7 01, 2021

Innovative Program to Support Oakwood & Vaughan At-Risk Youth Launched Amidst Pandemic

2021-01-07T20:04:03+00:00

Innovative Program to Support Oakwood & Vaughan At-Risk Youth Launched Amidst Pandemic Community Service Agency to focus on providing opportunities and Counselling for at-risk young people starts online Toronto – The City of Toronto, in partnership with the For Youth Initiative (FYI) took a step toward addressing the roots of youth violence in the Oakwood and Vaughan neighbourhood [...]

Innovative Program to Support Oakwood & Vaughan At-Risk Youth Launched Amidst Pandemic2021-01-07T20:04:03+00:00
18 12, 2020

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update: Season’s Greetings

2020-12-19T01:09:37+00:00

Dear residents, The arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada means we’re now starting the beginning of the end of this pandemic. However, how soon we arrive at the finish line, and how many of us get there, will depend on all of us. Let’s continue to take care of each other. As we work [...]

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update: Season’s Greetings2020-12-19T01:09:37+00:00
18 12, 2020

Council Supports Scarborough Subway Even After SRT Shutdown Revealed

2020-12-18T20:28:03+00:00

Due to politics coming before people, Scarborough residents will be left on long bus rides for years to come. Even today, the 7-stop Scarborough LRT would provide more service, for fewer dollars, and can be up and running sooner. It’s finally time for Council to make the right decision to serve Scarborough residents. The LRT [...]

Council Supports Scarborough Subway Even After SRT Shutdown Revealed2020-12-18T20:28:03+00:00
18 12, 2020

Council Fails to Support Tenants by Voting Against RentSafeTO Signage Program

2020-12-18T20:24:33+00:00

The RentSafeTO initiative approved by Council in 2017 is one of the most comprehensive, progressive, and rigorous municipal tenant protection initiatives in North America. The new multi-residential apartment by-law was the result of years of hard work with local tenant advocates and city-wide organizations, including the Federation of Metro Toronto Tenants’ Associations, ACORN, Advocacy Centre [...]

Council Fails to Support Tenants by Voting Against RentSafeTO Signage Program2020-12-18T20:24:33+00:00
18 12, 2020

Integrated Service Models Rolls Out Across 18 TCHC Seniors Buildings

2020-12-18T07:42:43+00:00

As Toronto's Seniors Advocate, I'm pleased to announce that the TCHC Seniors Housing Unit is moving forward with implementing the first stage of the Integrated Service Model (ISM) for seniors housing this month. Starting on December 11, the Seniors Housing Unit will begin to implement the model in 18 buildings in the south east area [...]

Integrated Service Models Rolls Out Across 18 TCHC Seniors Buildings2020-12-18T07:42:43+00:00
18 12, 2020

Traffic Safety: Community Safety Zones

2020-12-18T20:29:54+00:00

At this month's City Council meeting, Transportation Services reported back to Council on a number of road safety initiatives that me and my colleagues had requested updates and action on. Out of the six items, I wanted to share some good news on one of them, which relates to improving road safety of school-age children [...]

Traffic Safety: Community Safety Zones2020-12-18T20:29:54+00:00
17 12, 2020

January 12, 2021

2020-12-17T20:29:47+00:00

January 12, 2021 2021.TE22.2 - (9:30 AM)  Naming of an existing Public Lane south of Eglinton Avenue West, extending between Flanders Road and Westover Hill Road  (Ward 12 - Statutory: City of Toronto Act, 2006) http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2021.TE22.2  2021.TE22.9 - (10:00 AM)  Non-Residential Demolition Application - 439 Vaughan Road  (Ward 12) http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2021.TE22.9 2021.TE22.10 - Appointments to Business [...]

January 12, 20212020-12-17T20:29:47+00:00
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