Matlow is the councillor we need today. He emerged as the most eloquent and effective defender of Toronto when Ford gutted council and he will be needed in the days ahead.
— The Toronto Star
Michael Coteau, MPP and former Minister of Children and Youth Services
Josh has made his mark as a progressive voice who brings intelligent, practical, and thoughtful ideas to City Hall. As Minister of Children & Youth Services, I saw Josh advocate and deliver for vulnerable young people by championing the Youth Equity Strategy. Now more than ever, we need a Councillor who will fight for all Toronto residents and move forward with a strong vision for our city.
— Michael Coteau
MPP and former Minister of Children and Youth Services
Dave Meslin, Voting Reform Advocate
Josh Matlow has been an important champion of nonpartisan, evidence-based decision making in Toronto. He does his homework, engages the public, and tirelessly pushes forward at City Hall. A proven environmentalist, a progressive and a democrat.
— Dave Meslin
Voting Reform Advocate
Adam Vaughan, MP for Spadina—Fort York
Josh Matlow is thoughtful, tenacious and progressive. He understands that local democracy is driven by ideas and that strong neighbourhoods are created when communities are engaged and listened to.
— Adam Vaughan
MP for Spadina—Fort York
Dipika Damerla, Former Ontario Minister Responsible for Seniors
As Ontario’s Minister Responsible for Seniors, I worked with Josh in his role as Toronto’s Seniors Advocate. He initiated the Toronto Seniors Strategy, worked tirelessly in every neighbourhood to listen to seniors and caregivers and effectively advocate for their interests. Josh knows how to bring people together and has my support.
— Dipika Damerla
Former Ontario Minister Responsible for Seniors
Gil Penalosa, Founder & Chair, 8-80 Cities
Josh Matlow has been a great City Councillor for all residents. He is a champion for our city’s seniors, vulnerable youth and has fought for evidence-based transit plans to move forward while demanding transparency to stop wasting billions on dishonest projects; his values and principles are not negotiable. I strongly support him.
— Gil Penalosa
Founder & Chair, 8-80 Cities
John Plumadore, Former Chair of the Federation of Metro Toronto Tenants Associations (FMTA) and current President of the Brentwood Towers Tenant Association
Josh is the rare Councillor who will fight landlords in our neighbourhood to get repairs done, reduce Above the Guideline rent increases, and turn on the heat, while also addressing big picture policy issues that affect renters across Toronto. Tenants need Josh Matlow standing up for us in our community and at City Hall.
— John Plumadore
Former Chair of the Federation of Metro Toronto Tenants Associations (FMTA) and current President of the Brentwood Towers Tenant Association
David Crombie, Former Mayor of Toronto, Cabinet Minister & MP
As our Councillor, Josh Matlow has worked tirelessly to serve local residents. He has also provided thoughtful, responsible and caring leadership to City Hall on the issues that matter most to Midtown residents including transit, housing, and childcare. I encourage you to support this sincere, hardworking community advocate.