Councillor Josh Matlow

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3 07, 2020

Job Opportunity- Councillor Josh Matlow is Hiring!

2020-07-03T17:07:37+00:00

Job Category: Constituency Assistant Division & Section: City Council Work Locations: 745 St.Clair Ave. W. and 100 Queen Street W. Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Permanent Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week Qualified List: Candidate List will be established. Number of Positions Open: 1 Posting Period: 07/03/20 - 07/20/20 Job Description: • [...]

Job Opportunity- Councillor Josh Matlow is Hiring!2020-07-03T17:07:37+00:00
23 06, 2020

Support for Toronto Tenants During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-06-23T22:12:18+00:00

The provincial government needs to provide support for tenants who are unable to pay their rent due to lost income because of the COVID – 19 crisis. Renters and Landlords in Ontario are in need of assistance to ensure that they are not in financial ruin when the crisis is over. It is unacceptable that [...]

Support for Toronto Tenants During the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-06-23T22:12:18+00:00
23 06, 2020

Reducing The Risk From COVID-19 for Residents of Multi-Tenanted Buildings

2020-06-23T22:10:25+00:00

Under the leadership of the Mayor, the Medical Office of Health and the Executive Director of Municipal Licensing and Standards, the City of Toronto urged Landlords and Owners of multi-tenanted buildings to adopt new health and safety guidelines and a rigorous cleaning routine to reduce the risk of residents from COVID-19. Unfortunately, several months later, [...]

Reducing The Risk From COVID-19 for Residents of Multi-Tenanted Buildings2020-06-23T22:10:25+00:00
22 06, 2020

Media Release: Councillor Matlow and SEIU Healthcare call for public judicial-inquiry and transformational change in Ontario’s Long Term Care homes

2020-06-22T12:58:33+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE June 22nd, 2020 Councillor Matlow and SEIU Healthcare call for public judicial-inquiry and transformational change in Ontario's Long Term Care homes Toronto – Councillor Josh Matlow, Toronto-St. Paul's, is joined by SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario, in calling for a full public judicial-inquiry into the [...]

Media Release: Councillor Matlow and SEIU Healthcare call for public judicial-inquiry and transformational change in Ontario’s Long Term Care homes2020-06-22T12:58:33+00:00
15 06, 2020

My Letter to Planning & Housing Committee on Protecting Tenants from Unfair Rent Increases on Property Owned by the City of Toronto

2020-06-15T14:19:16+00:00

Planning and Housing Committee 10th floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 June 15, 2020 Re: PH 14.3 Housing Now Initiative - Annual Progress Report Dear Chair and Committee Members, I am writing to request that you consider the accompanying recommendations to protect tenants from unfair rent increases on [...]

My Letter to Planning & Housing Committee on Protecting Tenants from Unfair Rent Increases on Property Owned by the City of Toronto2020-06-15T14:19:16+00:00
5 06, 2020

My Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Defunding the Police Budget

2020-06-10T23:47:40+00:00

I watched the video of George Floyd being murdered by a Minneapolis police officer with horror, sadness and anger. I watched the video of Amy Cooper in New York weaponizing white privilege by calling the police on a Black person who was birding in Central Park. I’ve seen citizens peacefully protesting police brutality met with [...]

My Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Defunding the Police Budget2020-06-10T23:47:40+00:00
2 06, 2020

My Motion for City Council on Changes to City of Toronto Act Regulations Concerning Construction Noise By-laws

2020-06-04T20:18:42+00:00

This motion requests that the province give back control of construction by-laws as granted in the City of Toronto Act. Specifically, Limitation 2 to Ontario Regulation 130/20 , enacted April 7, 2020, does not allow the City to regulate or prohibit noise in connection with construction to the detriment of our residents. Limitation 2 allows [...]

My Motion for City Council on Changes to City of Toronto Act Regulations Concerning Construction Noise By-laws2020-06-04T20:18:42+00:00
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
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