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Waive EI waiting period for coronavirus patients: councillor

Waive the EI wait for those under coronavirus quarantine, says a Toronto city councillor.

Toronto Sun January 29, 2020  Bryan Passifiume

In a letter sent Tuesday to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Councillor Jim Karygiannis calls on the federal government to waive the customary 14-day EI waiting period for those under medical quarantine due to the Wuhan coronavirus.

Death of woman found in burning apartment eyed as suspicious

Death of woman found in burning apartment eyed as suspicious

Toronto Sun January 13, 2020 Kevin Connor

Toronto homicide detectives are monitoring the suspicious death of a woman following a Scarborough highrise fire Monday morning.

Police were called to 25 Bay Mills Blvd., in the Sheppard Ave. E. and Warden Ave. area, just after 3:30 a.m.

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Animal control calls have gone way up in Toronto. It’s an ‘exhausting’ line of work

Animal control calls have gone way up in Toronto. It’s an ‘exhausting’ line of work

 

Toronto Star December 9, 2019  Francine Kopun

 

Toronto Animal Services officer Peter Freeman is dropping off his first stray dog of the day — an obedient Jack Russell Terrier mix — at a shelter in Scarborough when he gets a call that spins him in a new direction.

Health minister throws north Scarborough residents a bone

Health minister throws north Scarborough residents a bone

Opinion Oct 15, 2019 Toronto.com
To the editor:

On Thursday, Oct. 10, the Ontario government threw the Scarborough residents living north of the 401 a bone. The minister of health has shown that the concerns of the people most affected by the scheduled closure of two of the departments at Scarborough Hospital-Grace Division (Birchmount Campus) don’t matter or carry any weight.

Artsakh is a place where there is a future. Jim Karygiannis

Artsakh is a place where there is a future. Here the human rights are respected.

STEPANAKERT, OCTOBER 11,  ARTSAKHPRESS: 

Member of the Toronto City Council Jim Karygiannis told “Artsakhpress” at the “Cooperation for Justice and Peace” Forum of Artsakh Friends, in capital city Stepanakert.
He noted that he had visited Artsakh for several times and for carrying out observation mission in the presidential election held  in Artsakh he had been added to the Azerbaijani blacklist.

“I am proud to be added to the blacklist; I am proud  for visiting Artsakh. Here again I would like to note that Armenians in Canada, as well as in the Diaspora, always want to be with Artsakh and support  the Artsakh people,”  said Jim Karygiannis.

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