I wish to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Bangladeshi-Canadian community on the occasion of the 48th Victory Day of Bangladesh.
In 1971, Bangladesh fought against Pakistan in the Bangladesh Liberation War, in order to gain sovereignty. Over the course of 9 months, millions were killed in the crossfire of conflict and many other atrocities were committed. On December 16th, 1971, the Pakistan Armed Forces signed a written agreement of surrender, officially bringing the conflict to an end and marking the creation of Bangladesh.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 22, Scarborough-Agincourt, is disappointed that his Motion to permit individual Wards to “opt out” of permitting marijuana dispensaries in their Wards.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 22, Scarborough-Agincourt, will be introducing a Motion at the December 13th City Council Meeting to allow individual Wards to have the choice as to whether or not to permit medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in their Ward.
It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate with you the 81st Anniversary of the Nanjing Genocide.
I join with the Chinese Canadian community in remembering the victims of this atrocity.
Jim Karygiannis visiting the Nanjing Massacre Musuem
I wish to take this opportunity to observe with you the occasion of the 70th Human Rights Day.
On December 10, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration consists of 30 articles affirming an individual’s rights.
I wish to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Jewish Community on the occasion of Hanukkah.
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day celebration beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.
The union representing Toronto paramedics tweeted on Nov. 25 that there were only 16 ambulances available to service the entire city. (CBC)
A Toronto city councillor is worried that there might be too few ambulances available to respond to critical calls in the city after paramedics sounded the alarm on Twitter last Sunday.
I hope this message finds you and your family well.
Winter has arrived in Toronto. For weather and snowfall advisories, as well as City of Toronto maintenance activities, please visit my website at http://karygiannis.net/wp/category/snow-weather-advisory/
My office is here to address concerns regarding the community. For web-based constituency services, please visit my website at www.karygiannis.net and complete the Constituency Assistance form.
Extreme Cold Weather Alert – seek shelter, check on loved ones
Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has issued an Extreme Cold Weather Alert today for Toronto that will be in effect until further notice. Extreme Cold Weather Alerts are issued when the temperature is forecast to reach -15 degrees Celsius or colder, or when the wind chill is forecast to reach -20 or colder.