I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Grenadian community on the occasion of the 45th Grenadian Independence Day.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Vietnamese community as they celebrate Tết Nguyên Đán or Tết and mark the beginning of the Year of the Pig.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Korean community on the occasion of Seollal or Korean New Year to mark the beginning of the Year of the Pig.
February 2019 E-Newsletter
Happy Lunar New Year! This year, February 5th marks the start of the Year of the Pig for many Scarborough-Agincourt community members.
The Lunar New Year is a time that marks a fresh beginning and the prospect of good fortune in the year to come. As families prepare to gather in celebration of the occasion, I would like to wish those in our community who observe Lunar New Year a wonderful and prosperous Year of the Pig.
Chinese New Year
Statement by Jim Karygiannis,
Member of Toronto City Council
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Chinese community on the occasion of Chinese New Year – The Year of the pig.
The Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is the most important festival in the Lunar Calendar.
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without
roots.” Marcus Garvey
February is Black History Month in Canada – a time to celebrate and recognize the contributions of people of African descent to the Canadian mosaic.
I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Canadians of Indian heritage as they celebrate India Republic Day.
January 25, 2019
Extreme Cold Weather Alert – seek shelter, check on loved ones
Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has issued an Extreme Cold Weather Alert today for Toronto that will be in effect until further notice. Extreme Cold Weather Alerts are issued when the temperature in the daily forecast is estimated to reach approximately -15 degrees Celsius or colder, or when the wind chill is forecast to reach -20 or colder.
January 23. 2019 – “Scarborough-Agincourt patients thrown under the bus by Scarborough Health Network Restructuring”
“Scarborough-Agincourt patients thrown under the bus by Scarborough Health Network Restructuring”
Statement by Jim Karygiannis, Toronto City Councillor, Ward 22
“At a meeting this morning, I was told by the administration of the Scarborough Health Network (SHN) that the proposed cuts to health services at the Scarborough Grace hospital (Scarborough Hospital- Grace Division (Birchmount Campus)) would be rubber stamped by the Board of Directors at its meeting tomorrow.
January 18, 2019 – Doctors call for Scarborough Grace Hospital (Birchmount Campus) to remain a Full-Service General Hospital
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 22, Scarborough-Agincourt, today expressed grave concern about the proposal to close the Obstetrics and Inpatient Pediatrics care offered at the Scarborough Hospital- Grace Division (Birchmount Campus) at a Press Conference in front of the Hospital. Mr. Karygiannis was joined by concerned doctors and staff members.