Chinese New Year
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Chinese community on the occasion of Chinese New Year – The Year of the Rooster.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Vietnamese community as they celebrate Tết Nguyên Đán or Tết and mark the beginning of the Year of the Rooster.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Korean community on the occasion of Seollal or Korean New Year.
I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Canadians of Indian heritage as they celebrate India Republic Day.
Sent: January-12-17 9:07 PM
Subject: Re:Thank you for your services to the community
My name is D…, and I’d like to say thank you for your services to the community these years, particularly I want to thank you for your efforts trying to introduce foreign buyers tax to bring the Toronto house market into sanity.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is concerned that the City of Toronto is considering privatizing garbage collection in the east part of the City.
“I have reviewed the numbers and the cost savings do not add up.” said Mr. Karygiannis. “I believe that the City will see more complaints should garbage collection be privatized.”
Councillor Jim Karygiannis thinks a foreign buyer tax could be a solution to Toronto’s rising housing prices.
Councillor Jim Karygiannis (Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt) has reiterated his support for taxing foreign homebuyers on properties they buy in the GTA. Karygiannis said Thursday he is sending a letter to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne asking her to implement a five per cent foreign buyers tax.
Scarborough Mirror Jan 12, 2017 David Nickle
The union representing Toronto’s garbage workers is crying foul on the release of a report recommending that Toronto contract out garbage collection in Scarborough.
CBC News January 12, 201y John Rieti, CBC News
A Toronto Councillor is renewing calls to implement a foreign buyers tax to cool down the city’s red-hot real estate market.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Tamil community Happy Thai Pongal and Pongal Vazhthukkal.