Councillor Josh Matlow

Councillor Josh Matlow in the News

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 [...]

8 03, 2019

Nursing homes could get big benefit from emotion-focused care models, says new report commissioned by Toronto

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By Moira Welsh Investigative Reporter Fri., March 8, 2019 Toronto now has a blueprint to transform its nursing homes through emotion-focused care, says Dr. Samir Sinha, co-chair of the city’s seniors’ accountability group. Prompted by a Star series on Peel Region’s year-long pilot of a Butterfly Model home, city council voted unanimously last July to [...]

5 03, 2019

Tenants support group ‘getting crushed’ by demand


By Emily Mathieu Affordable Housing Reporter Tues., March 5, 2019 Standing in the packed lobby of a Toronto apartment tower Wendy Lum fielded questions, broke down rental housing law basics and marshalled volunteers. It is a familiar and efficient routine. Lum is part of The Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations and half of a two-person [...]

28 02, 2019

Toronto could double number of dedicated youth spaces for $3.25 million


Toronto Star By Jennifer Pagliaro City Hall Bureau Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 The city could double the number of dedicated youth spaces across the city by the end of 2020 with $3.25 million, a new staff report says. Following a specific push from Councillor Josh Matlow for 20 locations in existing city-run centres and libraries [...]

20 02, 2019

Matlow says Ford only wants subway system for valuable air rights

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Chris Fox, Published Wednesday, February 20, 2019 City councillor Josh Matlow talks with CP24 in this file photo. A Toronto city councillor says that Premier Doug Ford is only interested in taking over the subway system so that his government can gain control over valuable real estate and sell lucrative air rights to pad [...]

16 01, 2019

Metrolinx cancels Bathurst St. intersection closure amid uproar


Toronto Star By David Rider City Hall Bureau Chief Wed., Jan. 16, 2019 Facing a community uproar, transportation agency Metrolinx has cancelled a plan to close Bathurst Ave. near Eglinton Ave. for seven months. The provincial agency issued a statement Wednesday afternoon amid warnings of traffic chaos on top of ongoing delays from construction of the Eglinton crosstown [...]

16 01, 2019

Community demands Toronto make good on plan to curb youth violence


By JENNIFER PAGLIARO City Hall Bureau Wed., Jan. 16, 2019 City councillors and community advocates are demanding a plan to address the roots of youth violence be fully and sustainably funded starting with this year’s budget. At city hall on Wednesday, city staff were asked to provide a “clear” and “honest” accounting of what has yet to [...]

8 01, 2019

Report on upload of Toronto subway system to be kept confidential: minister’s office


CTV News Colin D'Mello, Queen’s Park Bureau Chief @ColinDMello Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019 6:16PM EST  A much-anticipated report on the future of Toronto’s subway system will be kept confidential, according to the Ontario transportation minister’s office, sparking concerns among some city councillors. A three-member panel tasked with looking into the issue delivered its first report [...]

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