Councillor Josh Matlow

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20 10, 2020

Questions Regarding Police & School Board Safety Communications

2020-10-20T22:17:06+00:00

Re: Questions Regarding Police & School Board Safety Communications Dear Superintendent Narine, Dr. Kathy Witherow and Dr. Brendan Browne, As a City Councillor, and local parent, I want to express my gratitude and support for the police investigation that took place yesterday and continues to take place today in the Allen Road and Eglinton Avenue [...]

Questions Regarding Police & School Board Safety Communications2020-10-20T22:17:06+00:00
30 09, 2020

My Motion Clearing the Path Towards a Safe & Accessible Winter

2020-09-30T13:36:59+00:00

Clearing the Path Towards a Safe & Accessible Winter- by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Mike Layton Recommendations: City Council direct the General Manager of Transportation Services to provide an update on the Winter Maintenance Program Review that includes, but is not limited to, a plan on harmonizing sidewalk clearing standards for neighbourhoods in [...]

My Motion Clearing the Path Towards a Safe & Accessible Winter2020-09-30T13:36:59+00:00
29 09, 2020

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

2020-09-29T22:14:37+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”2020-09-29T22:14:37+00:00
14 09, 2020

My Letter to the Provincial Government Advocating for Smaller Class Sizes

2020-09-14T18:53:10+00:00

September 14th, 2020 Ministry of Education 5th Floor 438 University Ave. Toronto, ON M5G 2K8 Re: Request for Smaller Class Sizes Dear Minister Lecce, As a City Councillor and parent myself, I am writing to respectfully request that smaller class sizes be mandated for elementary students from grades K to 8 throughout the duration of [...]

My Letter to the Provincial Government Advocating for Smaller Class Sizes2020-09-14T18:53:10+00:00
11 09, 2020

Open Letter to Premier: Extend Protecting Small Business Act & Rent Support for Small Business Owners and Landlords

2020-09-11T21:43:23+00:00

September 11th, 2020 Re: Extend Protecting Small Business Act & Rent Support for Small Business Owners and Landlords Dear Premier Ford and Minister Sarkaria, On behalf of many small business owners, I want to commend each of you for your efforts on passing the Protecting Small Business Act, which temporarily halted or reversed evictions of [...]

Open Letter to Premier: Extend Protecting Small Business Act & Rent Support for Small Business Owners and Landlords2020-09-11T21:43:23+00:00
13 07, 2020

Standing Up For Tenants: My Letter to Planning & Housing Committee

2020-07-13T16:51:14+00:00

Planning and Housing Committee 10th West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 July 13, 2020 Re: PH15.10 City of Toronto Submission on Bill 184 - Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act, 2020 Dear Chair & Committee Members, City Staff have provided a strong and thorough submission to the Province [...]

Standing Up For Tenants: My Letter to Planning & Housing Committee2020-07-13T16:51:14+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
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