Councillor Josh Matlow

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26 05, 2020

Open Letter To Premier Ford Regarding Need For Public Inquiry Into Long Term Care Homes

2020-05-26T22:10:43+00:00

May 26th, 2020 Hon. Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Legislative Building, Queen’s Park. Toronto, ON M7A 1A1 Re: Open Letter To Premier Ford Regarding Need For Public Inquiry Into Long Term Care Homes Dear Premier, As Toronto’s Seniors Advocate, I am following up on my letter dated May 19th urging you to call a full Public Inquiry [...]

Open Letter To Premier Ford Regarding Need For Public Inquiry Into Long Term Care Homes2020-05-26T22:10:43+00:00
19 05, 2020

Open Letter to Premier Ford: A Call to Reform Ontario’s Long Term Care Homes

2020-05-23T00:26:27+00:00

May 19th, 2020 Hon. Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Legislative Building, Queen’s Park. Toronto, ON M7A 1A1 Re: A Call to Reform Ontario's Long Term Care Homes Dear Premier, As Toronto’s Seniors Advocate, I commend today's announcement by Minister Fullerton that your government is proposing the launch of an independent Commission into Ontario's long term [...]

Open Letter to Premier Ford: A Call to Reform Ontario’s Long Term Care Homes2020-05-23T00:26:27+00:00
24 04, 2020

Ontario Renters Impacted Financially by COVID-19 Crisis Left Vulnerable with May Rent Due in a Week

2020-04-30T19:07:09+00:00

April 24, 2020 News Release Ontario renters impacted financially by COVID-19 crisis left vulnerable with May rent due in a week Tenants and Landlords both still waiting for Province to provide a plan Toronto – The provincial government is being called on to provide support for tenants who are unable to pay their rent on [...]

Ontario Renters Impacted Financially by COVID-19 Crisis Left Vulnerable with May Rent Due in a Week2020-04-30T19:07:09+00:00
9 04, 2020

Open Letter to Premier Ford: Did Public Health Experts Deem Residential Construction An Essential Workplace?

2020-04-09T18:05:39+00:00

Hon. Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Legislative Building, Queen's Park. Toronto, ON M7A 1A1   Re: Changes to City of Toronto Act regulations concerning construction by-laws Dear Premier Ford, I am writing to respectfully request that you provide the public with a rationale for Limitation 2 to Ontario Regulation 130/20 of the City of Toronto [...]

Open Letter to Premier Ford: Did Public Health Experts Deem Residential Construction An Essential Workplace?2020-04-09T18:05:39+00:00
31 03, 2020

Letter to the Province Regarding the Need for An Immediate Rent Relief Plan for Small Businesses and Commercial Landlords

2020-03-31T21:45:41+00:00

Hon. Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade 7th Floor, 56 Wellesley St. W Toronto,ON M7A 2E7 March 31st, 2020 Re: Rent support for small business owners and Landlords Dear Minister Sarkaria, I am writing to you as the Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction on behalf of [...]

Letter to the Province Regarding the Need for An Immediate Rent Relief Plan for Small Businesses and Commercial Landlords2020-03-31T21:45:41+00:00
31 03, 2020

Ontario tenants left vulnerable with rent due tomorrow: Province needs rent forgiveness plan for tenants that includes offsets for Landlords now

2020-03-31T19:02:01+00:00

March 31st, 2020 Toronto – The provincial government needs to provide support for tenants who are unable to pay their rent tomorrow, April 1st, due to lost income because of the COVID – 19 crisis. While Premier Ford took a good first step by freezing eviction orders during the course of the pandemic, renters and [...]

Ontario tenants left vulnerable with rent due tomorrow: Province needs rent forgiveness plan for tenants that includes offsets for Landlords now2020-03-31T19:02:01+00:00
26 03, 2020

Letter to Minister Clark on Premier Ford’s Statement on Providing Immediate Rent Relief for Tenants

2020-03-26T20:20:10+00:00

March 26, 2020 Hon. Steve Clark Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing 17th Floor 777 Bay St. Toronto,ON M5G 2E5 Re: Premier Ford's Statement on Providing Immediate Rent Relief for Tenants Minister Clark, I am writing to seek clarification on Premier Ford's comment regarding support for Ontario tenants during the COVID – 19 crisis. In [...]

Letter to Minister Clark on Premier Ford’s Statement on Providing Immediate Rent Relief for Tenants2020-03-26T20:20:10+00:00
16 03, 2020

Community Spirit During COVID-19: Ways To Help

2020-03-23T20:29:39+00:00

How To Protect Yourself: There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Prevention measures include: Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 15 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer Avoid [...]

Community Spirit During COVID-19: Ways To Help2020-03-23T20:29:39+00:00
9 03, 2020

Statement Regarding Self-Isolation due to Contact with Confirmed COVID – 19 Case

2020-03-09T19:34:29+00:00

Toronto - I have just been informed that I came into contact this past Thursday, March 5th, with an individual who has tested positive for COVID – 19 (Novel Coronavirus) upon their return from a conference in Washington, DC. While I am completely asymptomatic, out of an abundance of caution, and on the advice of [...]

Statement Regarding Self-Isolation due to Contact with Confirmed COVID – 19 Case2020-03-09T19:34:29+00:00
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