Councillor Josh Matlow

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30 01, 2019

Public Appointment Opportunities in 2019

2019-02-13T18:43:49+00:00

The Public Appointments Secretariat is currently recruiting over 300 public members across 50 boards of City boards, committees and tribunals. A full list with the number of potential vacancies is here. These upcoming appointments are a great opportunity to serve Toronto. To support this work, the City is currently recruiting for this wide range of [...]

16 01, 2019

Community demands Toronto make good on plan to curb youth violence

2019-01-25T17:44:13+00:00

By JENNIFER PAGLIARO City Hall Bureau Wed., Jan. 16, 2019 City councillors and community advocates are demanding a plan to address the roots of youth violence be fully and sustainably funded starting with this year’s budget. At city hall on Wednesday, city staff were asked to provide a “clear” and “honest” accounting of what has yet to [...]

10 01, 2019

More oil trains increase risk in midtown Toronto

2019-01-25T19:39:57+00:00

Post City Toronto  Founder of Toronto group raises concerns, says it’s only a matter of time before a derailment happens BY RON JOHNSON Published: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, 04:40 PM Helen Vassilakos along the midtown Toronto rail corridor On Nov. 11 a train travelling through the city of Toronto derailed in the east end. Five freight [...]

8 01, 2019

Report on upload of Toronto subway system to be kept confidential: minister’s office

2019-01-25T20:38:08+00:00

CTV News Colin D'Mello, Queen’s Park Bureau Chief @ColinDMello Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019 6:16PM EST  A much-anticipated report on the future of Toronto’s subway system will be kept confidential, according to the Ontario transportation minister’s office, sparking concerns among some city councillors. A three-member panel tasked with looking into the issue delivered its first report [...]

7 12, 2018

Premier Doug Ford’s Exemptions for Industry Lobbyists Threatens Greenbelt, Clean Water

2019-01-03T22:08:40+00:00Tags: , , , |

Please see the letter below I wrote with my colleagues to Premier Doug Ford in regards to the concerning Bill 66 announced late yesterday. Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Re: Bill 66, An Act to restore Ontario’s competitiveness by amending or repealing certain Acts. Dear Premier Ford, As Toronto City Councillors, and environmental advocates, we have [...]

15 11, 2018

Ford’s Rent Control Exemption Threatens Toronto Tenants: return of rental loophole not supported by evidence

2018-11-15T20:43:03+00:00

November 15, 2018 City Hall - Doug Ford is threatening the security of Toronto tenants with today's announcement that he will revive a loophole allowing landlords to charge unlimited rent increases in newly-built apartment units. Last year, the previous Liberal government closed the loophole after landlords took advantage of Toronto’s overheated housing market by doubling [...]

13 09, 2018

Backgrounder to My Motion to Establish Toronto as a Charter City

2018-09-13T16:34:05+00:00

City Charter Motion: Backgrounder Motion That: City Council request the Government of Canada to provide a mechanism for the City of Toronto, and other municipal governments, to establish a City Charter that provides authority over "municipal issues" including, but not limited to, the following: a) Municipal elections b) Municipal governance structure c) Local land use [...]

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