A Diverse Mayor for a Diverse City That Loves Its Citizens.
I’m here to represent some important causes in this election. So this is what my bid represents.
Harm Reduction makes it better for everyone
A friend of mine sought statistics from me about the effect of harm reduction sites – such as safe injection sites – and their impact on the community around them. Well, here you go, with references: While harm reduction and safe injection sites primarily focus on improving individual health outcomes and reducing harm among people […]
Why should I be the next mayor of Toronto?
Dear CBC Toronto and Media Outlets, Why should I be the mayor of Toronto? Because I believe in a city where every Torontonian matters. As an autistic, queer, and transgender individual who has experienced the highs and lows of living in this diverse city, I bring a unique perspective to the table. I have faced […]
A couple of small quick outlines.
The first discusses some income sources for the city by taxing vacant and undeveloped properties more, by imposing aggressive tax on multiple property owners, and by finding some way to penalize condo developers that don’t include subsidized units. https://matticharlton.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/increasingincome.pdf The second document suggests a clever way that the city COULD possibly penalize condo developers who […]
A Comprehensive and Innovative Approach To Address Homelessness in the City of Toronto
A new proposal to replace parts of Toronto Police Services
This is a very revolutionary proposal to replace the documented failures of certain components of Toronto Police Services with a new, community-based organization with a separate mandate – The City Peace Corps. https://retromatti.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/City-Peace-Corps.pdf
A legal and humanitarian framework for a change in Toronto’s drug policy
I’ve provided an evidence-based framework with 100 cited references from accredited websites, studies and academic journals. https://retromatti.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/a-Framework-for-Drug-Policy-Reform-in-Toronto-final.pdf
Hey, Indie Musicians! Here’s a plan for Toronto to have music on stage all summer!
Who is Matti Charlton?
For those who are curious about my background, here is a biography for me: Matti Charlton is a candidate in the 2023 Toronto Mayoral Election. They can be seen around town with their service dog, Quentin, often on their shoulder. A life-long citizen of Toronto, Matti is autistic, queer and transgender and has experienced the […]
The $1 billion budget deficit.
How I would address the $1 billion dollar city budget deficit, as mayor. https://retromatti.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Matti_toronto_deficit.pdf