Councillor Josh Matlow

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20 07, 2022

Taking a Stand for Toronto’s Local Democracy

2022-07-20T13:21:25+00:00

Taking a Stand for Toronto's Local Democracy– by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Mike Colle Recommendations City Council request the province of Ontario not to implement a “Strong mayor” system in Toronto with legislation that includes a veto over the City’s budget, or other items before Council, or any other legislative measure that would [...]

Taking a Stand for Toronto’s Local Democracy2022-07-20T13:21:25+00:00
23 06, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2SLGBTQI+ TOOL KIT FOR SENIORS LAUNCHED IN LONG-TERM CARE HOMES ACROSS TORONTO

2022-06-23T16:23:43+00:00

MEDIA ADVISORY June 23rd, 2022 2SLGBTQI+ TOOL KIT FOR SENIORS LAUNCHED IN LONG-TERM CARE HOMES ACROSS TORONTO June is Seniors and Pride Month in Toronto Toronto, ON- Toronto's Seniors Advocate, Councillor Josh Matlow will be joined by City Officials, General Manager of Seniors Services and Long-Term Care division, Jennifer Dockery, Administrator of Castleview Wychwood Towers [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2SLGBTQI+ TOOL KIT FOR SENIORS LAUNCHED IN LONG-TERM CARE HOMES ACROSS TORONTO2022-06-23T16:23:43+00:00
29 04, 2022

Enjoying a Drink Outdoors: Providing Safe, Responsible and Equitable Options for All Torontonians

2022-04-29T20:19:09+00:00

Over the pandemic, Torontonians have embraced outdoor areas for socializing more than ever. Council as recognized the importance of being able to enjoy a drink outside by loosening restrictions on patios with the successful CaféTO program, which will be brought back for a third year. Some residents will choose to enjoy a drink with loved [...]

Enjoying a Drink Outdoors: Providing Safe, Responsible and Equitable Options for All Torontonians2022-04-29T20:19:09+00:00
8 04, 2022

Ford Government’s Housing Bill will make Affordable Housing Crisis Worse

2022-04-08T20:03:47+00:00

The Ford government’s Bill 109, More Homes for Everyone Act, is an irresponsible and disappointingly immature response to a serious issue. The Act, introduced in the provincial legislature on March 30th, 2022, is of particular concern to the City of Toronto as it financially penalizes municipalities for not approving a development within 90 days. This [...]

Ford Government’s Housing Bill will make Affordable Housing Crisis Worse2022-04-08T20:03:47+00:00
30 03, 2022

EmpowerTO: It’s time to Free Toronto from the OLT

2022-06-08T20:06:59+00:00

The Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) is an unelected, unaccountable quasi-judicial body that has the final say over planning matters in Toronto and across Ontario. The provincially appointed Chairs presiding over the future of our communities are not required to have a background in land use planning or even have a working knowledge of our local neighbourhoods. Like its predecessor, [...]

EmpowerTO: It’s time to Free Toronto from the OLT2022-06-08T20:06:59+00:00
31 01, 2022

Urgent Motion for City Council: Clearing the Path Toward a Safe & Accessible Winter

2022-01-31T23:15:21+00:00

Clearing the Path Toward a Safe & Accessible Winter– by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Mike Layton Recommendations City Council direct the General Manager of Transportation Services include in the report produced from EX 29.15: Major Snow Event Post-Operational Report: Quality of service delivery on sidewalks, roads, and cycling infrastructure Timeliness of snow clearing [...]

Urgent Motion for City Council: Clearing the Path Toward a Safe & Accessible Winter2022-01-31T23:15:21+00:00
14 01, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: METROLINX and CITY OF TORONTO Establish Business Support Table with TABIA and the Eglinton BIA Alliance to Allocate Funding

2022-01-14T14:52:48+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE METROLINX and CITY OF TORONTO Establish Business Support Table with TABIA and the Eglinton BIA Alliance to Allocate Funding TORONTO, January 14, 2022: – Metrolinx is excited to share that it has reached a verbal agreement with the City of Toronto, with support from Toronto Association of BIAs (TABIA) as well as the [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: METROLINX and CITY OF TORONTO Establish Business Support Table with TABIA and the Eglinton BIA Alliance to Allocate Funding2022-01-14T14:52:48+00:00
27 10, 2021

Advocating for Affordable Housing in Little Jamaica

2021-10-27T20:19:43+00:00

Planning & Housing Committee 10th floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 Re: Inclusionary Zoning Dear Chair & Committee Members, I am writing to request you support adding Little Jamaica to the City’s Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) submission to the Government of Ontario. Forces including a decade of LRT construction, [...]

Advocating for Affordable Housing in Little Jamaica2021-10-27T20:19:43+00:00
28 09, 2021

JOB POSTING: Constituency Assistant

2021-10-26T13:22:11+00:00

Job Description: Ensures that constituent related concerns, problems, and inquiries are resolved either personally or refers to another member of the Councillor’s staff or to appropriate City staff. Assists the Councillor and Councillor’s staff in handling inquiries, concerns, and complaints from constituents and the public. Liaises with City staff and other Council offices on issues [...]

JOB POSTING: Constituency Assistant2021-10-26T13:22:11+00:00
25 06, 2021

Letter to Ontario’s Incoming Chief Medical Officer of Health: Providing Guidance on What Fully Vaccinated Ontarians Can Start Doing

2021-06-25T15:17:16+00:00

Friday June 25th, 2021 Dr. Kieran Moore Chief Medical Officer of Health 393 University Avenue Toronto, ON M5G 2M2 Re: Providing Guidance on What Fully Vaccinated Ontarians Can Start Doing Dear Dr. Moore, As of this week, over 30% of Ontarians 18+ are fully vaccinated. While this is an incredible milestone that our province has [...]

Letter to Ontario’s Incoming Chief Medical Officer of Health: Providing Guidance on What Fully Vaccinated Ontarians Can Start Doing2021-06-25T15:17:16+00:00
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