TORONTO, ON – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, stands against the motion passed by Toronto City Council on banning the importation on shark fin to Canada and will be launching an e-Petition for residents to campaign against the ban.
It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate with you the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Today, we pause to remember this atrocity which was perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire – the execution of 1.5 million Armenians.
TORONTO, ON – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, credits the thousands of Torontonians who wrote letters and expressed support for a tax on foreign home speculators, which will now be imposed by the Ontario Provincial Government.
I hope this finds you well following the Easter long weekend and that you had an opportunity to rest and connect with family and friends.
TORONTO, ON – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is expecting that the Provincial Government will impose a foreign home buyers tax in light of news that the province will query citizenship and residency for real estate purchases, starting on Monday.
It is with great pleasure that I wish the members of the Burmese Canadian community a Happy Myanmar New Year. “Min Ga Lar Nit Thick Par”.
I would like to extend my warmest wishes to all those celebrating Easter according to the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Sikh community a Happy and Prosperous New Year, on the occasion of Vaisakhi.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Bangladeshi community and those of Bengali heritage, Happy Pahela Baishakh.
April 12, 2016 – Councillor urges Premier and Mayors to consider imposing land transfer tax on Foreign home buyers
Toronto, ON – The Hon. Jim Karygiannis, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is requesting that Premier Kathleen Wynne and Greater Toronto Area mayors recognize the urgency on imposing a foreign home buyers tax. As government leaders meet today to discuss housing affordability, a foreign home buyers tax must be put on the table as an immediate solution to cool the housing market.