Toronto Star October 20, 2016 Betsy Powell
Councillor Jim Karygiannis (Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt), said he favors regulation of roominghouses to “guarantee (an) absolute safe environment for the tenants.”
City staff is proposing a zoning and licensing regime for rooming houses across Toronto, a contentious move certain to face stiff opposition in the suburbs where many operate illegally.
Most Torontonians want to charge foreign buyers of city real estate a special tax, according to a poll commissioned by Scarborough-Agincourt councillor (Ward 39) Jim Karygiannis.
The Mainstreet survey shows 52 per cent of 1,045 residents support a special tax, and that this support is fairly consistent across Toronto.
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Fairchild TV October 11, 2016
Torontonians favour foreign home buyer tax: Poll
Toronto Sun October 11, 2016 Maryam Shah
TORONTO – Half of Torontonians want to see a special tax imposed on foreign home buyers, according to a poll commissioned by Councillor Jim Karygiannis.
Housing starts decline in Toronto
CTV Toronto October 11, 2016 The Canadian Press
The pace of housing construction in Toronto slowed down last month, but prices continue to soar, leaving many concerned.
Toronto Star October 5, 2016 Betsy Powell
City council voted 36-2 on Wednesday to include the return of the Garden of the Greek god statues to the city as a condition of amending Muzik’s lease on Exhibition Place grounds.
Toronto Star October 5, 2016 Jennifer Pagliaro
Despite uncertainty over who owns crucial property rights, Toronto city council is moving ahead with plans for a 21-acre park over the downtown rail corridor.
The vote to move ahead with studying the feasibility of Rail Deck Park passed unanimously with 38 votes on Wednesday at Toronto city counhttp://globalnews.ca/news/2986039/rail-deck-park-clears-first-hurdle-at-toronto-city-council/cil.
The current plan is for a 21-acre elevated park over the rail lines between Bathurst Street and Blue Jays Way.