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July 14, 2017 – E-Newsletter

Dear Constituents:

I hope this message finds you and your family well. It was a pleasure to see so many residents at Canada 150 celebrations across our community on Canada Day weekend. I hope you had an excellent time celebrating our country’s birthday and that you continue to safely enjoy summer.

I want to take this opportunity to share information on news and events happening in Scarborough-Agincourt and across the city. Particularly:

If you would like your community event to be included in our next e-newsletter please contact my office. For any questions, I can be reached by phone at 416-392-1374 or by e-mail at jim@karygiannis.net.

Please take a minute and pass this email to your neighbors, family and friends.

June 28, 2017 – Canada Day E-Newsletter

Dear Constituents:

This weekend, we celebrate Canada Day – Canada’s 150th Birthday.  Canadians, across the land and overseas, will join together in July 1st festivities.

Whether they gather on Signal Hill, overlooking St. John’s harbour, for the pre-dawn flag raising ceremony; witness the noontime 21 gun salute and fly past on Parliament Hill; march in parades; attend concerts and BBQs; watch fireworks; are sworn in as Canadian citizens at special sessions of Citizenship Court; or, celebrate Canada Day abroad – July 1st is an important day for all Canadians.

June 16, 2017 Mid June E-Newsletter

Dear Constituents:

I hope this message finds you and your family well.

I like to wish all our fathers and grandfathers Happy Father’s Day. (click here to read Father’s Day message)

This week, I hosted a press conference for English and Chinese media on the present and dangerous state of Rooming Houses in Ward 39. I am calling on the City of Toronto to wake up, listen to and respect the concerns of residents in Ward 39 opposed to Rooming Houses.

June 2, 2017 – June E-Newsletter

Dear Constituents,

I hope this message finds you and your family well.

Canada Day is right around the corner. This year, July 1st will be particularly special because it is the 150th anniversary of our country’s birth. “Canada 150” is promising to be the largest national celebration of Canada on record. It will be an opportunity to join with family, friends and neighbours to celebrate our great country and ruteflect on our shared heritage. Our country’s rich diversity is something for all Canadians to celebrate.

May 19, 2017 E-Newsletter

Dear Constituents,

I want to wish you and your family a restful Victoria Day long weekend.

This week, I had the privilege to participate in Toronto Newcomer Day as Toronto’s Newcomer Advocate on City Council. I joined thousands of residents at Nathan Phillips Square to celebrate our diversity and embrace our shared future in Canada. It was an honour to lead a Citizenship Ceremony for many new Canadians joining our Canadian family.

May 2017 e-Newsletter

Dear Constituents,

I hope this finds you well and that you are taking the opportunity to enjoy the Spring weather.

Thank you to all residents who participated in the Community Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 22nd including the Lion’s Club, and the Heathwood and Chester Le community associations. Thank you for doing our part to protect our Earth and keep our neighbourhoods clean.

I had the pleasure of attending several events in Scarborough-Agincourt in the past weeks including: the St. John’s McNicoll Centre Volunteer Appreciation Event, the Canadian Armenian Community’s Armenian Genocide Ceremony, and the 2017 Annual International Children’s Art Contest. If there is an event you wish to share, please contact my office directly using the contact information below.

I want to take this opportunity to share information on news and events happening in Scarborough-Agincourt and across the city. Particularly:

  • Our Victory – a new provincial Non-Resident Speculation Tax
  • “Let’s Get Together” Toronto Parent Expo on Saturday, May 6th
  • FREE Early Years Conference and Summit on Wednesday, May 10th
  • Toronto Newcomer Day at Toronto City Hall on Monday, May 15th
  • TPS 42 Division Open House on Saturday, May 13th
  • Agincourt “Tree for Me” Event on Saturday, May 27th – FREE Tree Seeds!
  • Survey for Toronto Seniors Strategy – Your Input Needed!
  • Road Re-surfacing on Ambercroft Boulevard
  • Spring Restoration Plantings at L’Amoreaux Park North
  • Notification – Hydro One Work in Agincourt
  • Notification – Scarborough District Boulevard Grass Cutting
  • Notification – City of Toronto Creates Local Appeal Body to Expedite Land Use Hearings
  • Notification – Toronto Police Service Modernization
  • Weekend Event Road Closures on May 6th and May 7th

For any questions, I can be reached by phone at 416-392-1374 or by e-mail at jim@karygiannis.net.

Please take a minute and pass this email to your neighbors, family and friends.

I look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Sincerely,

Jim Karygiannis

April 2017 2nd- E-Newsletter

Dear Constituents,

I would like to take extend my warmest wishes to all who are celebrating Easter next week. Easter is the greatest feast in the Christian calendar and a time of new beginnings. As you gather with your families, let us celebrate the promise and hope of Easter.

I want to take this opportunity to share information on news and events happening in Scarborough-Agincourt and across the city. Particularly:

  • REMINDER: Stormwater Charge consultation on Tuesday, April 11th
  • VIDEO: Defending the Scarborough Subway at Toronto City Council
  • VIDEO: Calling for a Foreign Home Buyers’ Tax on CTV News
  • PHOTO: Refugee Rights Month Launch at Toronto City Hall
  • Jane’s Walk in Scarborough-Agincourt on Sunday, May 7th
  • April is Volunteer Appreciation Month
  • Call for vendors from the Scarborough Museum
  • Community effort to save the Monarch Butterflies
  • Eastbound ramp from Gardiner Expressway to York/Bay/Yonge Streets closed as of April 17

For any questions, I can be reached by phone at 416-392-1374 or by e-mail at jim@karygiannis.net.

Please take a minute and pass this email to your neighbors, family and friends.

I look forward to seeing you soon.

Sincerely,

Jim Karygiannis

March 29, 2017 – April 2017 E-Newsletter

APRIL 2017 E-NEWSLETTER

 

Dear Constituent,

I want to take this opportunity to share information on news and events happening in Scarborough-Agincourt and across the city. Particularly:

  • Stormwater Consultation – Stormwater Charge
  • Upcoming consultations and survey on short-term rentals (Airbnb)
  • Jane’s Walk in Scarborough-Agincourt on Sunday, May 7th
  • Audio clip of my interview on Zoomer Radio in support of the Scarborough Subway