Councillor Josh Matlow

E-Newsletter

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
8 05, 2020

Update on COVID-19: Friday, May 8th

2020-08-14T12:37:53+00:00

A Special Public Service Announcement from Molly Matlow: My daughter Molly asked me to share her latest public service announcement with you all. Please click here to view it. Support Needed for Small & Medium Sized Business Owners and Landlords:  I speak with small and medium sized business owners every day of this crisis, and many of of them [...]

Update on COVID-19: Friday, May 8th2020-08-14T12:37:53+00:00
24 04, 2020

Update on COVID-19: Friday, April 24th

2020-04-30T18:49:22+00:00

Show Your Support for the Frontline Staff & Residents at Toronto's Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes: As many of you know, COVID-19 has been particularly virulent with elders in our community, especially in long-term care and retirement homes where it has been running rampant. As Toronto’s Seniors Advocate, I’m very concerned about, and deeply saddened [...]

Update on COVID-19: Friday, April 24th2020-04-30T18:49:22+00:00
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