Councillor Josh Matlow

Little Jamaica

16 06, 2021

Little Jamaica Community Conversation: Meeting Highlights & Next Steps

2021-06-16T20:22:54+00:00

Memory Sharing Segment: Guiding Questions: How regular do you frequent Little Jamaica? What would make you visit Little Jamaica more? Is there anything about Little Jamaica that you miss that should be part of its future? Do you think Little Jamaica is effectively serving the community in its current state? If not, why? Highlights: Community [...]

Little Jamaica Community Conversation: Meeting Highlights & Next Steps2021-06-16T20:22:54+00:00
29 03, 2021

Preserving the Past, and Protecting the Future of Little Jamaica

2021-03-30T22:05:13+00:00

Preserving the Past, and Protecting the Future of Little Jamaica– by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Michael Thompson Recommendations City Council direct the Chief Planner, Executive Director, City Planning to prioritize a survey of the cultural heritage resources of Little Jamaica in the 2021 and 2022 City Planning Study Work Program as a part of the [...]

Preserving the Past, and Protecting the Future of Little Jamaica2021-03-30T22:05:13+00:00
29 09, 2020

My Motion Supporting Black-Owned and Operated Businesses & Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Eglinton Avenue West’s “Little Jamaica”

2021-03-30T19:04:40+00:00

Supporting Black-Owned and Operated Businesses & Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Eglinton Avenue West's "Little Jamaica"- by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Michael Thompson Recommendations Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Michael Thompson, recommends that: 1. City Council request the Province of Ontario to introduce rent control legislation for commercial units along Eglinton Avenue [...]

My Motion Supporting Black-Owned and Operated Businesses & Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Eglinton Avenue West’s “Little Jamaica”2021-03-30T19:04:40+00:00
11 09, 2020

Renewing a Call to Preserve Little Jamaica

2021-03-30T19:06:00+00:00

Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the traffic congestion, noise, lack of parking and mess caused by the LRT construction, small businesses along Eglinton continue to be faced with daily challenges. However, many of the Black-owned businesses on Eglinton West have been fighting a battle for years against the potential loss of the character, identity and [...]

Renewing a Call to Preserve Little Jamaica2021-03-30T19:06:00+00:00
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