Overdose deaths in Toronto have gone up by 73 per cent over the past decade
Apr 09, 2017 CBC News Lauren Pelley
Six suspected overdoses. Two nightclubs. One 24-year-old woman dead.
A deadly weekend night in Toronto’s club scene led police to urge public caution — and now, city councillors are calling for more action to protect clubgoers amid rising overdose deaths throughout the city.
Business NewsNo Comments February 24, 2017Modou Sarr
The foreign buyer tax initiated in Vancouver is becoming a pleasing idea for many and Councilor Jim Karygiannis on Thursday expressed his liking of the tax stating that he will be writing the Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to implement the tax on foreign buyers in Toronto.
CP24.com January 31, 2017 Chris Fox
A controversial proposal to allow private companies to compete with unionized workers for a contract to pick up waste in Scarborough has been sent back to staff for further study.
Councillor Jim Karygiannis thinks a foreign buyer tax could be a solution to Toronto’s rising housing prices.
Torontoist January 12, 2017
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.