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February 2, 2019 – E-Newsletter

February 2019 E-Newsletter

Dear Constituent:

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.

February 5, 2019 – Chinese New Year , 中国新年 , 中國新年

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.

January 25, 2019 – Extreme Cold Weather Alert – seek shelter, check on loved ones

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.