Councillor Josh Matlow

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28 02, 2020

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Winter II

2020-02-28T21:59:15+00:00

Tuesday, March 3rd is “Shop Eglinton Day" You’re invited to join me and Councillor Mike Colle this coming Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020, 11:00am at Jerusalem Restaurant (955 Eglinton Ave. W.) as we proclaim March 3rd "Shop Eglinton Day"! Ontario's Minister of Transportation, Caroline Mulroney has been invited to join us along with local residents, business owners and BIAs to have lunch. Following [...]

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Winter II2020-02-28T21:59:15+00:00
31 01, 2020

Councillor Josh Matlow’s Community & City Hall Update: Winter I

2020-01-31T22:09:22+00:00

Community Skating Parties This Weekend! I’m co-hosting TWO community skating parties for Midtown residents this weekend - in the west with MP Carolyn Bennett and in the east, with Carolyn Bennett and MP Rob Oliphant. Lace up your skates and join me and my family! Stop by Cedarvale Park's outdoor arena (off of Arlington Avenue) on Saturday from 1:30pm [...]

Councillor Josh Matlow’s Community & City Hall Update: Winter I2020-01-31T22:09:22+00:00
20 12, 2019

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

2019-12-20T18:39:49+00:00

Season's Greetings! Is the Mayor's Housing Plan providing value for money? Mayor Tory should be applauded for recognizing that providing more affordable housing is necessary to ensure that Toronto remains an inclusive city that supports our diverse and vibrant residents. With out of control rents, crumbling social housing, and far too many Torontonians in shelters [...]

Councillor Josh Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Season’s Greetings2019-12-20T18:39:49+00:00
29 11, 2019

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Fall III

2019-11-29T21:19:40+00:00

Protecting Tenants’ Health, Safety and Quality of Life: Toronto’s RentSafe Program Strengthened Leaking roofs, stained carpets, non-functioning elevators, and pest infestations are far too common for renters in Toronto. Some landlords have ignored City orders to fix their properties for years with little consequence; they treat the small fines as the cost of doing business, drag [...]

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Fall III2019-11-29T21:19:40+00:00
1 11, 2019

Councillor Josh Matlow’s Community & City Hall Updates: Fall II

2019-11-25T19:30:10+00:00

Tonight's Pumpkin Parades I welcome you to join me and my family at two pumpkin parades this evening. To check out the parade happening at Wychwood Barns Park (south of the splash pad), I welcome you to arrive with your pumpkin and its candle at 6:00pm. If you're available to swing-by Davisville's pumpkin parade happening [...]

Councillor Josh Matlow’s Community & City Hall Updates: Fall II2019-11-25T19:30:10+00:00
4 10, 2019

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Fall I

2019-11-04T20:16:57+00:00

Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur To those celebrating in our Jewish community, I wish you a Shanah Tovah and a meaningful fast this Yom Kippur! Declaration of Climate Emergency a Step in the Right Direction:Last week, many Midtown residents joined thousands of Torontonians in the Climate Strike march downtown. Many of us have been inspired by [...]

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Fall I2019-11-04T20:16:57+00:00
19 07, 2019

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Summer II

2019-07-19T20:25:05+00:00

Council Approves Tenants First Report: An Important Milestone in Transforming Toronto Community Housing I'm happy to report that City Council approved the Tenants First Implementation Plan, which will create better living conditions and experiences for seniors in senior-designated buildings and tenants of Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCH) while ensuring their homes are safe and well [...]

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Summer II2019-07-19T20:25:05+00:00
21 06, 2019

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Summer I

2019-11-04T20:29:57+00:00

UPDATE: Save Our Subway!  In a report to Council this week, the City Manager provided an update on the negotiations with the province over the subway upload. I have previously expressed my concerns to you and Council about the efficacy of sitting at the table with a government that has already, and unilaterally, announced the [...]

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update: Summer I2019-11-04T20:29:57+00:00
17 05, 2019

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update for Mid-May, 2019

2019-05-17T20:16:46+00:00

Provincial Cuts Equal $177.65 million download to City of Toronto Premier Doug Ford has continued his devastating cuts on Toronto. A report from our City Manager at this week's Council meeting estimated the pressure on the City of Toronto's already-approved 2019 Budget from Ford's actions to be $177.65 million. The cuts include: $84.8 million for [...]

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update for Mid-May, 20192019-05-17T20:16:46+00:00
26 04, 2019

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update for May, 2019

2019-04-26T21:18:24+00:00

City Council Unanimously Supports Changing the Culture in Toronto's Long-Term Care Homes: More Caring, Respectful and Supportive For the first time in history, there are now more Torontonians over the age of 65 than children aged 15 and under. Looking ahead, the number of people in Toronto aged 65 and over is expected to almost double [...]

Councillor Matlow’s Community and City Hall Update for May, 20192019-04-26T21:18:24+00:00
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