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March 30, 2017 – Councillor calls on the Ontario Government to include a Foreign Home Buyers Tax in the Provincial Budget

TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Finance Charles Sousa to implement a home buyers’ tax on foreign investors purchasing homes in Ontario and include this measure in the 2017 Provincial Budget. “Toronto’s housing boom is not slowing down. In fact, it is spreading to other municipalities across the Province.” said Councillor Karygiannis. “Today, I formally asked Minister of Finance Charles Sousa and the Ontario Government impose a tax on foreign home buyers and I ask Municipal Councillors, across Ontario, to join me in demanding action.

Copy of the letter send to the Minister Letter to Minister Charles Sousa – Foreign Buyers – March 2017

March 29, 2017 – April 2017 E-Newsletter



Dear Constituent,

I want to take this opportunity to share information on news and events happening in Scarborough-Agincourt and across the city. Particularly:

  • Stormwater Consultation – Stormwater Charge
  • Upcoming consultations and survey on short-term rentals (Airbnb)
  • Jane’s Walk in Scarborough-Agincourt on Sunday, May 7th
  • Audio clip of my interview on Zoomer Radio in support of the Scarborough Subway

March 25, 2017 – Greek Independence Day – Ημέρα της Ελληνικής Ανεξαρτησίας

This year, Hellenes around the world celebrate the 196th 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.

上百间多市餐厅晚上变夜总会 周边市民崩溃

上百间多市餐厅晚上变夜总会 周边市民崩溃
星岛日 2017-03-17 本报记者

在多市经营酒吧或夜总会等夜场,须符合市府的严格管制标准,然而夜场需求大,或使部分有意经营夜场者图走“法律罅”,申请食肆牌照,方便日间经营食肆,深夜11时后“变身”夜总会,吸纳深宵顾客。市府牌照及标准委员会副主席的市议员詹嘉礼(Jim Karygiannis),动议监督人员撰写报告,讲解市府如何打击这类“偷鸡”经营夜场的食肆东主。