Councillor Josh Matlow

E-Newsletter

18 12, 2020

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update: Season’s Greetings

2020-12-19T01:09:37+00:00

Dear residents, The arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine in Canada means we’re now starting the beginning of the end of this pandemic. However, how soon we arrive at the finish line, and how many of us get there, will depend on all of us. Let’s continue to take care of each other. As we work [...]

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update: Season’s Greetings2020-12-19T01:09:37+00:00
1 12, 2020

City Hall & Community Update

2020-12-01T23:50:45+00:00

City Council Approves Expansion of Sidewalk Snow Clearing As many of you know, I've been advocating for the harmonization of sidewalk snow clearing services across all City of Toronto neighbourhoods for many years. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing us all to be outdoors, I've been urging my colleagues on Council since September to get [...]

City Hall & Community Update2020-12-01T23:50:45+00:00
4 11, 2020

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update

2020-11-04T23:12:13+00:00

Happy Diwali! For those that are celebrating Diwali this month, I hope you and your family had a joyous Festival of Lights! I love that this beautiful holiday celebrates the victory of good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. During this difficult time, let’s get together on Zoom to celebrate the victory of light over [...]

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update2020-11-04T23:12:13+00:00
6 10, 2020

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update.

2020-10-09T15:04:59+00:00

Dear residents, I hope this finds you and your family healthy and well during these challenging times. My family and I wish you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving. This year, Melissa, Molly and I will be having dinner together while joining our extended family and friends by Facetime and phone. We'll be reaching out [...]

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update.2020-10-09T15:04:59+00:00
11 09, 2020

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update

2020-09-14T13:13:04+00:00

Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur To those celebrating in our Jewish community this month, I wish you a Shanah Tovah and a meaningful fast this Yom Kippur! A Safe Return to School As Molly's dad, I completely understand the stress and anxiety families are feeling as they prepare for back to school. Whether or not [...]

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update2020-09-14T13:13:04+00:00
30 07, 2020

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update – Summer 2020

2020-07-30T03:50:15+00:00

COVID-19: Toronto Enters Stage Three of the Recovery Today, the Ontario Government announced that Toronto will move to Stage 3 reopening on Friday, July 31. This decision was based on positive local trends of key public health indicators, including a lower transmission of COVID-19, ongoing hospital capacity, capacity for rapid case and contact management and [...]

Councillor Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update – Summer 20202020-07-30T03:50:15+00:00
3 07, 2020

City Hall & Community Update

2020-10-13T15:36:47+00:00

If someone had asked me even a couple of months ago whether I thought "defunding the police" was a sound policy choice, I would have likely dismissed it as radical without thinking it was worth much thought. I had also heard of efficiencies, and reallocation, but “defund” was not a word I was accustomed to. [...]

City Hall & Community Update2020-10-13T15:36:47+00:00
29 05, 2020

City Hall and Community Update

2020-05-29T21:17:45+00:00

Dear residents, I hope this finds you and your family healthy and well. Although the pandemic’s impact on people has understandably been our focus over the past few weeks, we have actively been working on the many public policy priorities and issues that need our attention in our community. And while the pandemic has been obviously shocking and unprecedented, it [...]

City Hall and Community Update2020-05-29T21:17:45+00:00
22 05, 2020

Community & COVID-19 Update: Friday, May 22nd

2020-06-03T14:55:56+00:00

A Call to Reform Ontario's Long Term Care Homes: As Toronto’s Seniors Advocate, I commend the Minister of Long Term Care- Merrilee Fullerton's announcement on a review into Ontario’s long term care system. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been particularly devastating to our elder population, especially in long term care homes where, in too many cases, it has [...]

Community & COVID-19 Update: Friday, May 22nd2020-06-03T14:55:56+00:00
15 05, 2020

Community & COVID-19 Update: Friday, May 15th

2020-08-04T21:44:17+00:00

UPDATE: Midtown Supports New Tenants In Critical Need of Housing In my last e-newsletter update, the email address information for the Republic Residents’ Association (RRA), the group organizing a community drive to collect everyday items to support the new tenants at 55-65 Broadway, was written incorrectly. Fortunately, we were immediately able to register that email address to [...]

Community & COVID-19 Update: Friday, May 15th2020-08-04T21:44:17+00:00
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