This year, Hellenes around the world celebrate the 197th Anniversary of the Independence of Greece. Canadians of Greek descent mark this milestone by sharing their history and values with their fellow Canadians. In Toronto, the Canadian Greek Diaspora is also marking the 107th Anniversary of the Greek Community in Toronto.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Pakistani community on the occasion of Pakistan Republic Day.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is expressing concern that the new accelerated Vision Zero Plan announced by Mayor Tory, while welcome, will take too long to protect our children.
The Vision Zero Road Safety Plan (Vision Zero Plan) is a comprehensive action plan focused on reducing traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries on Toronto’s streets. The Plan prioritizes the safety of our most vulnerable road users, through a range of initiatives.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, will introduce a Motion at the next City of Toronto Council Meeting to streamline the process of establishing traffic calming measures in School Zones.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Kurdish community Newroz pîroz be, on the occasion of the Newroz.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Iranian community Happy Noruz Pirooz (Persian New Year).
I wish to take this opportunity to extend best wishes to Canadian members of various Diaspora celebrating the Hindu New Year.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish Canadians of Irish heritage a Happy St. Patrick’s Day.
St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday that is observed on March 17th, the date of the Patron Saint of Ireland’s death. March 17th is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Newfoundland and Labrador. The day is marked by church services and the lifting of Lenten restrictions.
It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate with you the 30th Anniversary of the Halabja Genocide and the Al-Anfal Campaign.
THE LOCAL PROJECT
A multi-year construction program to expand and improve a 17-kilometre segment of GO Transit’s Stouffville line in Scarborough and Markham is well underway. Expanding GO service in both directions means upgrading the existing rail corridor by: electrifying the corridor, adding a second track and related signals, and making improvements to stations and railway crossings.
As a part of our improvement to railway crossings, Metrolinx is undertaking road crossing track panel construction
Read more… Passmore Road Closure Notice