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June 1, 2015 – Vesak Day

I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Buddhist faith in Canada on the occasion of Vesak Day.

Vesak is a significant day in the Buddhist calendar as it marks the birth, enlightenment and passing away of Gautama Buddha.

May 29, 2015 – Councillor Karygiannis welcomes Scarborough residents to the City of Toronto’s first Newcomer Day

TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, welcomed a group of seniors from Scarborough to the City of Toronto’s inaugural Newcomer Day.

“Today was an exciting day at Toronto City Hall, as participants in the Senior Settlement program at the Centre for Immigrant and Community Services, joined hundreds of immigrants to learn how their local government works.” said Mr. Karygiannis.  “It was also a time to celebrate the rich diversity of our community.”