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長者柏文住客不滿膳食 議員調解未達解決方案

詹嘉禮促餐廳下月底提案解決問題

[2019.01.13] 發表

協調會現場。(受訪者提供)

【明報專訊】針對士嘉堡芬治東路夾華登路1棟長者柏文內存在住客對膳食不滿問題,選區內市議員詹嘉禮(Jim Karygiannis)親自到柏文內﹐協調解決絕大部分華裔長者投訴膳食不合口味的問題﹐但由於雙方分歧較大﹐沒能找到解決方案﹐詹嘉禮表示給餐廳經營方一些時間整改﹐下月底將再開會討論。

老人大廈華裔長者怨伙食差 詹嘉禮接投訴將會晤管理層

老人大廈華裔長者怨伙食差
詹嘉禮接投訴將會晤管理層

[2019.01.10] 發表

【明報專訊】租住在多市士嘉堡區芬治路夾華登路St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Centre內聖保羅老人大廈的39名老人,九成都是華裔﹐但因為租住單位內沒有廚房﹐必須參加老人大廈內的膳食計劃﹐每月交500元伙食費﹐由政府直接付給餐廳。但是自從去年9月餐廳更換廚師和服務員後﹐飯菜質量被指變得愈來愈差,中菜少了!西餐多了!老人家實在無法忍受﹐已投訴多次﹐但問題依然沒有解決。

More than a dozen illegal cannabis stores still operating in Toronto, but closing them a ‘complex process’

January 7, 2019 CBC News Lauren Pelley
More than a dozen illegal cannabis shops are still operating in Toronto following a post-legalization crackdown, CBC Toronto has learned, but the city says it’s a “complex process” to shut them all down.Currently, city staff from the Municipal Licensing and Standards department are investigating 16 illegal storefronts in total.

Councillors share New Year’s resolutions for the city, from building housing to balancing budgets

Jim Karygiannis (Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt)

CBC News

His council resolution: Subway, subway, subway. My greatest resolution is that I need to work on the Sheppard subway extension from Don Mills out to McCowan.

Councillor Jim Karygiannis. (Paul Borkwood/CBC News)

It’s important to my constituents because of the development happening — there’s 60 to 70 towers coming along, a lot of them along Sheppard. When you have this great density intensification, you will need means of transportation.

His personal resolution: To spend more time with my granddaughter, Evelyn. If I get to see her for 10 to 15 minutes a day, I am in heaven.

Daily Bread food bank opens to meet north Scarborough ‘priority’ need

Victoria Park and Sheppard location builds on tenant effort

Scarborough-Mirror December 20, 2018 Mike Adler 

The last Toronto food bank to open in 2018 started with a woman handing out bread.

Indra Adjei saw plenty of people in her northwest Scarborough building who needed it — seniors, people who lost their jobs, people who couldn’t work.

Many of them felt isolated — and lots of times, when people from 80 or more families came for bread each Friday, it made Adjei’s day to see them smile.

Scarborough councillor says wards should be able to opt-out of having cannabis shops

Councillor Jim Karygiannis plans to introduce a motion on Thursday to allow wards within the City of Toronto to opt out of allowing cannabis retailers and medical marijuana dispensaries to open up shop.