Councillor Josh Matlow

Councillor Josh Matlow in the News

8 03, 2019

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

2019-03-13T18:12:22+00:00Tags: , , , |

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

2019-03-13T18:33:54+00:00

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

2019-02-28T20:18:40+00:00

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

2019-02-28T19:42:41+00:00Tags: |

Chris Fox, CP24.com 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

2019-01-25T18:27:54+00:00

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

2019-01-25T17:44:13+00:00

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

2019-01-25T20:38:08+00:00

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 [...]

4 12, 2017

Ontario PC leader says people of Scarborough deserve $3.35B subway extension

2018-08-24T20:48:59+00:00

CBC News December 4, 2017 Muriel Draaisma Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown says he supports the $3.35 billion Scarborough subway extension because the massive transit project would create jobs. Brown told CBC Radio's Metro Morning that the PC party has promised $5 billion in new funding for subway projects in the Greater Toronto Area, including the Scarborough extension, because commuters need the [...]

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