Councillor Josh Matlow

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7 12, 2018

Premier Doug Ford’s Exemptions for Industry Lobbyists Threatens Greenbelt, Clean Water

2019-01-03T22:08:40+00:00Tags: , , , |

Please see the letter below I wrote with my colleagues to Premier Doug Ford in regards to the concerning Bill 66 announced late yesterday. Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Re: Bill 66, An Act to restore Ontario’s competitiveness by amending or repealing certain Acts. Dear Premier Ford, As Toronto City Councillors, and environmental advocates, we have [...]

4 05, 2018

SAVE THE DATE: Councillor Josh Matlow’s Community Environment Day

2018-07-06T20:45:43+00:00

On Thursday, May 31st from 4:00-8:00pm, I will be hosting my annual Community Environment Day. The event will take place in the parking lot of North Toronto Memorial Arena (174 Orchard View Blvd). Please drop-off any unwanted art supplies, books, toys, and used sports equipment. Facilities will be available to dispose of computers and other hazardous household waste, or even replace [...]

6 04, 2018

Hi-RIS Financing Program

2018-07-06T20:32:10+00:00

Do you own an apartment building with three or more storeys in Toronto? Are you planning to increase energy efficiency, lower utility costs, and enhance tenant comfort?  If so, the City of Toronto’s Hi-RIS program is for you. Funding is available for a range of improvements including: - upgrades and replacement of mechanical systems - lighting and [...]

2 02, 2018

Protecting our Natural Heritage: Vale of Avoca Masterplan moves forward

2018-07-06T20:11:19+00:00Tags: |

The Yellow Creek and Vale of Avoca are important parts of Midtown's natural environment. They allow us to escape the hustle and bustle of our big city without ever leaving it. Unfortunately, due to spills, degradation of the ravine slopes, and the natural course of time, Yellow Creek is in urgent need of maintenance. Working closely with [...]

6 10, 2017

Ravine Strategy

2018-07-06T18:50:40+00:00Tags: , |

I was pleased to support a new Ravine Strategy for our city at this week's Council meeting. Toronto's unique ravine system is one of our greatest and green assets. The scale and scope of this urban green space system – over 300 km and 11,000 hectares – makes Toronto the envy of urban areas across [...]

31 03, 2017

SAVE THE DATE: Councillor Josh Matlow’s Community Environment Day

2018-07-06T17:36:02+00:00

On Thursday, June 1 from 4-8pm, I will be hosting my annual Community Environment Day. The event will take place in the parking lot of North Toronto Memorial Arena (174 Orchard View Blvd). Please drop off any unwanted art supplies, books, toys, and used sports equipment. Facilities will be available to dispose of computers and other hazardous household waste, or even [...]

23 02, 2017

New Green Bins Arrive in Ward 22 Soon

2018-07-06T17:02:53+00:00Tags: , |

The City continues to phase in delivery of the new Green Bins and the neighbourhoods in the northern part of District 3, east of Yonge Street and west of Victoria Park Avenue, will start receiving their new bins beginning March 9. It will take about three months to complete this distribution. The City will deliver to [...]

20 01, 2017

Toronto’s Climate Change Plan Moves Forward

2018-07-06T16:56:13+00:00

In 2007, the City of Toronto adopted the target of reducing our greenhouse gas by 80% from 1990 levels by 2050. So far, we have reduced our emissions by 24%, but it is projected that Toronto will not meet our goal without significant further action. There is an 8.7 million tonne gap between our projected GHG [...]

5 06, 2013

Bayview Buckets Adopt-A-Tree Program

2013-06-05T05:00:00+00:00

Dear Residents,   Local residents and small businesses, along with LEAF, are working together to beautify Bayview Avenue with an inspiring tree adoption program called Bayview Buckets.   Urban life is hard on trees, and many of our street trees are replaced too often because they don't get enough water. LEAF is encouraging small businesses [...]

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