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March 25, 2018 – Greek Independence Day – Ημέρα της Ελληνικής Ανεξαρτησίας

This year, Hellenes around the world celebrate the 197th Anniversary of the Independence of Greece.  Canadians of Greek descent mark this milestone by sharing their history and values with their fellow Canadians. In Toronto, the Canadian Greek Diaspora is also marking the 107th Anniversary of the Greek Community in Toronto.

Residents seek speed humps where boy, 11, died near Scarborough school

Some argue traffic-calming measure won’t help save lives

Scarborough-Mirror March 22, 2018 Mike Adler

Cannongate Trail

A makeshift memorial for Duncan Xu, a student at nearby Kennedy Public School who was stuck by a car and killed on Feb. 27, remains on Cannongate Trail in L’Amoreaux across from a footpath which has been closed. Neighbours want speed humps installed on the road. – Mike Adler/Metroland

Speed humps are rare on Scarborough streets.

One reason why is the process to get some “takes forever,” says Coun. Jim Karygiannis, who wants it shortened to two months, maximum, after residents demonstrate they want humps or other traffic-calming measures.


March 20, 2018 – Karygiannis – New Vision Zero Plan is not accelerated enough

TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is expressing concern that the new accelerated Vision Zero Plan announced by Mayor Tory, while welcome, will take too long to protect our children.

The Vision Zero Road Safety Plan (Vision Zero Plan) is a comprehensive action plan focused on reducing traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries on Toronto’s streets. The Plan prioritizes the safety of our most vulnerable road users, through a range of initiatives.

March 15, 2018 – Rwandan Community Abroad Toronto

From: – Rwandan Community Abroad Toronto
Sent: March-14-18 10:12 PM
To: jim@karygiannis.net
Subject: Re:


Honorable Jim Karygiannis,


There is no words I can say to best describe your service to the communities On behalf of the Rwandan community we are honored to know that some out there in the political arena cares about our challenges as a result of a terrible history we went through two decades ago . Your continued support has made a tremendous shift in hopes and dreams of many survivors in our community. Thank you for all the support and we look forward to working with you .



Caleb Mabano