Councillor Josh Matlow


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 [...]

31 05, 2017

OMB Reform Briefing Note from City Planning


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 [...]

8 12, 2015

My Letter Requesting Trump Tower Name Change


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 [...]

4 10, 2015

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


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 [...]

24 09, 2015

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


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 [...]

20 12, 2013

Councillor Matlow amendment – EX 36.10.docx


EX 36.10   City Council request the Government of Ontario to Review the Mental Health Act to provide accommodation for those suffering from Compulsive Hoarding, and in particular; Request that the phrase "has shown or is showing a lack of competence to care for himself or herself" in sections 15 (Application for psychiatric assessment), 16 [...]

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