Councillor Josh Matlow

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17 04, 2019

Provincial Transit Plans Leave More Questions Than Answers

2019-04-17T22:02:18+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 [...]

5 03, 2019

Tenants support group ‘getting crushed’ by demand

2019-03-13T18:33:54+00:00

By Emily Mathieu Affordable Housing Reporter Tues., March 5, 2019 Standing in the packed lobby of a Toronto apartment tower Wendy Lum fielded questions, broke down rental housing law basics and marshalled volunteers. It is a familiar and efficient routine. Lum is part of The Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations and half of a two-person [...]

28 02, 2019

Toronto could double number of dedicated youth spaces for $3.25 million

2019-02-28T20:18:40+00:00

Toronto Star By Jennifer Pagliaro City Hall Bureau Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 The city could double the number of dedicated youth spaces across the city by the end of 2020 with $3.25 million, a new staff report says. Following a specific push from Councillor Josh Matlow for 20 locations in existing city-run centres and libraries [...]

22 02, 2019

Take Action: Sign The Petition To Save Our Subway

2019-02-22T16:37:40+00:00

Premier Doug Ford says he’s taking Toronto’s subway so that he can get new transit built. However, nothing is stopping the province from building transit in Toronto right now. Uploading the existing subway does not affect the Ford government’s ability to construct and own new lines or extensions. In fact, the province is currently building, [...]

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