Councillor Josh Matlow

Newsletter Items

30 07, 2020

City Council Votes to fight Bill 184 in Court

2020-07-30T02:18:16+00:00

I am pleased to report that City Council voted overwhelmingly in favour to stand up for Toronto tenants by sending City Legal staff to fight Bill 184 in court. The ironically titled Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act, 2020 would make it easier for Landlords to evict tenants in Landlord Tenant Board proceedings. The [...]

City Council Votes to fight Bill 184 in Court2020-07-30T02:18:16+00:00
30 07, 2020

55-65 Broadway & Roehampton Residence (former hotel) Update

2020-07-30T02:43:19+00:00

Our community understands and supports the need to provide shelter for vulnerable people in Toronto- and certainly in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic along with an opioid and housing crisis. However, concerns raised about the recent behavioral impacts on Midtown residents’ safety from the new shelters at the Roehampton Hotel and 55-65 Broadway are [...]

55-65 Broadway & Roehampton Residence (former hotel) Update2020-07-30T02:43:19+00:00
29 07, 2020

Update on CaféTO Summer Patios

2020-07-31T19:52:50+00:00

Over the past month you may have noticed dozens of curb lane patios popping up all across Toronto as part of the CaféTO program, which aims to provide more outdoor dining areas to help some restaurants and bars create physical distancing for patrons on patios during the summer months. I wanted to take this opportunity [...]

Update on CaféTO Summer Patios2020-07-31T19:52:50+00:00
29 07, 2020

Toronto Public Health releases new COVID-19 case data trends

2020-07-30T01:22:00+00:00

Toronto Public Health has released new individual-level COVID-19 data on the City's Open Data platform today. The information includes non-identifiable COVID-19 case data and includes many important variables to help understanding the outbreak, including details on when an individual became ill, their infection source, outcome, hospitalization, age group, gender and neighbourhood. It is intended to [...]

Toronto Public Health releases new COVID-19 case data trends2020-07-30T01:22:00+00:00
29 07, 2020

The City of Toronto’s Virtual Community Safety Forums

2020-07-29T23:11:21+00:00

The City of Toronto invites you to attend the Community Safety and Wellbeing Unit's 5th Annual Community Safety Forum. This year's theme is: Transformative Healing and Recovery. The Community Safety Forum will look different from previous years, given the COVID-19 pandemic and important physical distancing measures put in place. As such, the Forum will occur [...]

The City of Toronto’s Virtual Community Safety Forums2020-07-29T23:11:21+00:00
29 07, 2020

Update on 30 Merton

2020-07-30T15:31:34+00:00

In 2017, the property owners of 30 Merton filed an application to the City to redevelop the parking garage. At the community meeting held later that fall, I heard a number of very valid concerns about the development proposal. These include: the size and scale of the building, vehicular and pedestrian safety on both Merton [...]

Update on 30 Merton2020-07-30T15:31:34+00:00
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