Councillor Josh Matlow

General

20 09, 2019

Let’s Slow Down & Move Faster on Road Safety

2019-11-04T20:29:08+00:00

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, [...]

Let’s Slow Down & Move Faster on Road Safety2019-11-04T20:29:08+00:00
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 [...]

Supporting Youth at-risk More Effective than Surveillance2019-08-23T20:09:42+00:00
18 01, 2019

New: Staying Updated and Connected Through Facebook.

2019-01-18T21:42:57+00:00

To those of you who are on Facebook, you may have noticed that I recently re-launched a Facebook page to keep St Paul's residents updated and informed. I hope you join me by liking the page, which can be found here.

New: Staying Updated and Connected Through Facebook.2019-01-18T21:42:57+00:00
31 05, 2017

OMB Reform Briefing Note from City Planning

2017-05-31T17:42:24+00:00

Ontario to Overhaul Land Use Planning Appeals System to Give Local Communities a Stronger Voice in Land Use Planning Decisions   Issue / Background: On May 16, 2017 the Ontario Government announced it was taking action to overhaul the province's land use planning appeals system to give communities a stronger voice in land use planning [...]

OMB Reform Briefing Note from City Planning2017-05-31T17:42:24+00:00
8 12, 2015

My Letter Requesting Trump Tower Name Change

2017-05-29T19:23:48+00:00

December 8, 2015   Dear Talon International Development Inc, I am writing to request that you change the name of your building, Trump International Hotel & Tower, on 311 Bay Street in Toronto. Donald Trump is a leading contender for the Presidency of the United States. During his campaign, he has made many remarks specifically [...]

My Letter Requesting Trump Tower Name Change2017-05-29T19:23:48+00:00
4 10, 2015

A City Museum at Old City Hall, Not Another Shopping Mall

2017-05-29T19:23:50+00:00

October 4, 2015   Carol Kaustinen 10th Floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2   Re: GM7.5 Old City Hall – Future Tenant Options     Dear Chair & Committee Members, I am writing to ask you to consider the accompanying recommendations regarding Old City Hall.   Old City Hall [...]

A City Museum at Old City Hall, Not Another Shopping Mall2017-05-29T19:23:50+00:00
29 09, 2015

My Letter to the Toronto Lands Corporation Re: The Creation of a Midtown Community Hub

2015-09-29T13:10:07+00:00

Toronto Lands Corporation 60 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 201 Toronto, Ontario M4T 1N5   September 22, 2015   Re: City of Toronto Interest in Davisville Public School Lands   Dear Chair and Board Members,   I am writing to express strong interest by the City of Toronto in the Davisville Public School lands at [...]

My Letter to the Toronto Lands Corporation Re: The Creation of a Midtown Community Hub2015-09-29T13:10:07+00:00
24 09, 2015

Letter of Refusal to Committee of Adjustment re: 256 Chaplin Crescent

2015-09-24T14:59:15+00:00

September 24, 2015 TO:                 Chair & Members, Committee of Adjustment – Toronto & East York FROM:           Councillor Josh Matlow RE:                 256 Chaplin Crescent File Number A0728/15TEY To be heard on September 24 I am writing to respectfully request that your committee refuse the request for variances before you today for 256 Chaplin Crescent.  The applicant [...]

Letter of Refusal to Committee of Adjustment re: 256 Chaplin Crescent2015-09-24T14:59:15+00:00
18 09, 2015

Letter to Toronto’s Chief Planner Re: Request for Information to Properly Assess Future Transit Ridership Figures

2017-05-29T19:23:50+00:00

Jennifer Keesmaat Chief Planner City Hall, 12th Floor E 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2       September 18, 2015     Dear Ms. Keesmaat,     Re: Request for Information to Properly Assess Future Transit Ridership Figures   According to your memo addressed to the Mayor and Council dated September 15, [...]

Letter to Toronto’s Chief Planner Re: Request for Information to Properly Assess Future Transit Ridership Figures2017-05-29T19:23:50+00:00
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