Councillor Josh Matlow


7 12, 2018

Councillor Josh Matlow’s City Hall and Community Update for December 7th, 2018


Dear residents, It is my heartfelt privilege to serve you as our city councillor for the new Ward 12, Toronto- St. Paul’s. Our community now stretches from Dufferin to Mt. Pleasant, Broadway/Eglinton to the CP rail tracks north of Dupont, and has well over 100,000 residents. To help support the increased population, and to ensure we [...]

27 07, 2018

City Hall and Community Update for July 27th, 2018


Doug Ford Makes Surprise Changes to Toronto's Wards and Cancels Current Election With No Public Consultation Torontonians were shocked to see a report that Doug Ford was set to announce that he will cancel our city's municipal election halfway through, and completely change the ward boundaries without any public consultation. This is unprecedented, anti-democratic and reckless. Candidates have already received donations from [...]

28 06, 2018

City Hall and Community Update for June 28, 2018


Advocating for Safer Streets  The Vision Zero initiative is based on a principle that there is no acceptable number of road fatalities. While we may never have the ability to control instances of human error on our streets, we do have control over how they are designed and the police can control how they are enforced. From [...]

28 05, 2018

City Hall and Community Update for May 28, 2018


City Must Act to Protect Toronto Tenants from Extreme HeatSince 2012, I have been strongly advocating for the City of Toronto to protect tenants from extreme heat. Despite motions that I moved in 2012, 2013, 2014 and, 2017, no substantive action has been implemented by the Medical Officer of Health or the Municipal Licensing, and Standards Division. No [...]

4 05, 2018

City Hall and Community Update for May 4, 2018


Revitalization of Yonge-Eglinton Bus Barns Site Takes Major Step ForwardAs Midtown residents know all too well, the former TTC bus barns site at the South West corner of Yonge & Eglinton was a derelict eyesore for well over a decade and is now a construction staging ground for the Metrolinx Eglinton Crosstown LRT. With the [...]

6 04, 2018

City Hall and Community Update for April 6, 2018


Fighting Back Against Overdevelopment and Advocating For Social Services and Infrastructure- Have Your Say On the Times Group Proposal for 1951 Yonge Street Last year, an application was submitted for two towers (34 and 25 storeys) at the northeast corner of Yonge and Davisville. In their report, City Planning Staff agree with me and the local community that the proposal from the Times [...]

2 02, 2018

City Hall and Community Update for February 2, 2018


Remembering Mona Piper: Announcing our Community's new Mona Piper Playground It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Mona Piper on January 31, 2018 at the age of 88. Mona passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones in Sunnybrook Hospital's palliative care unit. Keeping children safe at the corner of [...]

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