Councillor Josh Matlow

Councillor Josh Matlow in the News

20 02, 2019

Matlow says Ford only wants subway system for valuable air rights

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

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 [...]

Matlow says Ford only wants subway system for valuable air rights2019-02-28T19:42:41+00:00
13 02, 2019

Councillor Josh Matlow has concerns about the province’s subway upload

2019-02-28T19:45:20+00:00

Metro Morning With Matt Galloway Not everyone at City Council agrees with the province taking over the subways. We'll speak to one city councillor, Josh Matlow, who has some concerns. Listen to my interview on Metro Morning here. Take action: Sign the petition to save our subway.

Councillor Josh Matlow has concerns about the province’s subway upload2019-02-28T19:45:20+00:00
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 [...]

Metrolinx cancels Bathurst St. intersection closure amid uproar2019-01-25T18:27:54+00:00
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 [...]

Community demands Toronto make good on plan to curb youth violence2019-01-25T17:44:13+00:00
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 [...]

Report on upload of Toronto subway system to be kept confidential: minister’s office2019-01-25T20:38:08+00:00
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 [...]

Ontario PC leader says people of Scarborough deserve $3.35B subway extension2018-08-24T20:48:59+00:00
29 11, 2017

Mayor John Tory and Councillor Josh Matlow square off on Scarborough transit

2018-08-24T20:37:11+00:00

Toronto Star Jennifer Pagliaro Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Standing in the middle of the Malvern Community Recreation Centre, Mayor John Tory and councillor Josh Matlow squared off on the transit that Scarborough residents deserve. Moments earlier, Matlow rose from his seat in the back of the gym-turned-meeting-space and told the approximately 30 residents there for [...]

Mayor John Tory and Councillor Josh Matlow square off on Scarborough transit2018-08-24T20:37:11+00:00
28 11, 2017

This one chart shows developers rushing to the OMB before it’s too late

2018-08-24T20:05:49+00:00

Torontoist November 28, 2017 Simon Cameron Appeals made to the Ontario Municipal Board have more than doubled, according to new data released by the City. The sudden rush of applications comes as developers anticipate that upcoming provincial legislation will result in a less favourable system. For more than a hundred years, the Ontario Municipal Board [...]

This one chart shows developers rushing to the OMB before it’s too late2018-08-24T20:05:49+00:00
27 11, 2017

Developers racing to OMB ahead of new provincial planning rules

2018-08-17T20:54:56+00:00

Monday, November 27, 2017 Jennifer Pagliaro Toronto Star City officials are warning that developers are rushing en masse to appeal problematic applications to the powerful provincial tribunal that oversees land-use planning in order to avoid a less-favourable system. City data shows the number of appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board on major development applications to the city [...]

Developers racing to OMB ahead of new provincial planning rules2018-08-17T20:54:56+00:00
10 11, 2017

Condo cancellation renews calls for more protections for pre-build buyers

2018-08-17T19:20:41+00:00

November 10, 2017 Armina Ligaya The Canadian Press The cancellation of a ten-storey Toronto condominium development that has thrust would-be owners back into an increasingly competitive condo market has renewed calls for tighter regulations and more protections for buyers of pre-construction projects. The Museum FLTS condominium cancelled earlier this month is the latest condo project to be shelved. Developer Castlepoint Numa cited lengthy [...]

Condo cancellation renews calls for more protections for pre-build buyers2018-08-17T19:20:41+00:00
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