Councillor Josh Matlow

Josh at City Hall

4 12, 2019

Improving the Quality of Care in City of Toronto Long-Term Care Homes

2019-12-04T15:16:12+00:00

Economic and Community Development Committee 10th floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 Re: EC 10.8 Seniors Services and Long-Term Care Implementation Plan and Update November 29th, 2019 Dear Chair and Committee Members, I am writing to request that the Committee consider the Staff recommendations in EC 10.8 Seniors [...]

23 08, 2019

Supporting Youth at-risk More Effective than Surveillance

2019-08-23T20:09:42+00:00

August 23, 2019 Supporting Youth at-risk More Effective at Fighting Violent Crime than Ford-Tory Surveillance Announcement CCTV has "no impact on levels of violent crime"   Toronto – Premier Doug Ford and Mayor John Tory's announcement today that the province will give the Toronto Police Service $3 million to install CCTV cameras will not lead [...]

30 04, 2019

The City of Toronto Community Stewardship Program

2019-04-30T18:01:39+00:00

The City of Toronto Community Stewardship Program has a site in the Nordheimer. The program began on April 29th but anyone can join during the season and then attend regularly. The team meets at Roycroft Park at 150 Boulton Drive, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and work together until 8 p.m. They work on a city [...]

18 04, 2019

Toronto-St. Paul’s Tenant Summit: April 28

2019-04-24T18:52:28+00:00

Please join me, M.P.P. Jill Andrew, MP Carolyn Bennett and Toronto-St. Paul’s Tenant Association Network (TSPTAN) for an afternoon of information, discussion, ideas and action to address tenant issues here in Toronto-St. Paul’s. The event will take place Sunday, April 28th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Oakwood Village Library (341 Oakwood Ave.) [...]

17 04, 2019

Provincial Transit Plans Leave More Questions Than Answers

2019-04-22T17:51:13+00:00

As many of you have heard, Premier Doug Ford announced a new transit plan last week. As the map below shows, the dotted blue lines represent 5 new lines or extensions. While there is merit to aspects of the Premier's proposal, there are more questions than answers after last week's announcement. A: Yonge North Extension [...]

21 03, 2019

March 26th: Healthy Brain, Happy Life: Seniors Information and Active Living Fair

2019-03-21T17:29:44+00:00

Please feel welcome to attend the "Healthy Brain, Happy Life" Seniors Information and Active Living Fair. This event includes two free seminars, as well as a trade show and lunch. The event is being held at the Central Eglinton Community Centre (160 Eglinton Avenue East) on March 26th, from 9:30am-3:30pm. Please see the attached flyer [...]

8 03, 2019

Family Service Toronto Free Caregiver Workshops

2019-03-08T21:44:18+00:00

Family Service Toronto has expanded their caregiver workshop series. They are now offering workshops for caregivers (anyone helping a senior 55+) at all 3 of their locations and throughout some community partners locations. Please find more information below. Attend free caregiver workshops in English at three locations across the city and: Learn key skills to [...]

8 03, 2019

Seniors For Nature Open House: April 2nd

2019-03-08T21:33:20+00:00

Please feel welcome to attend the Seniors for Nature Outdoor Club open house. The club is for anyone 55 years of over who wants to keep active via outdoor activities, 12 months a year. The open house will take place at the Earl Bales Community Centre from 12:30 to 2:30 on April 2nd. To find [...]

8 03, 2019

Nursing homes could get big benefit from emotion-focused care models, says new report commissioned by Toronto

2019-03-13T18:12:22+00:00Tags: , , , |

By Moira Welsh Investigative Reporter Fri., March 8, 2019 Toronto now has a blueprint to transform its nursing homes through emotion-focused care, says Dr. Samir Sinha, co-chair of the city’s seniors’ accountability group. Prompted by a Star series on Peel Region’s year-long pilot of a Butterfly Model home, city council voted unanimously last July to [...]

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