I would like to take the opportunity to wish members of the Eastern Orthodox, Coptic, Armenian and other Christian Communities a Merry Christmas
In the Orthodox tradition, a forty day fast occurs before the Nativity of our Lord. The faithful abstain from foods derived from animals on Wednesdays and Fridays. On Sundays, the faithful honour the old Covenant between God and Abraham and the Covenant between God and those who believe in Christ.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian African Community on the occasion of Kwanzaa.
Kwanzaa, is a week-long celebration, held in the United States and in other nations of the Western African Diaspora in the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
As the festive season approaches, many people are busy with last minute preparations so they can celebrate Christmas with family and friends. In the midst of this hustle and bustle, we need to pause and reflect on the true meaning of Christmas.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Libyan community on the occasion of Libyan Independence Day.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, has written to insurance companies and brokers in Ontario asking them to contact their policy holders explaining the difference between personal vehicle insurance and commercial insurance needed when transporting passengers for compensation.
It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate with you the 78th Anniversary of the Nanjing Genocide.
I join with the Chinese Canadian community in remembering the victims of this atrocity.
I wish to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Myanmar community on the occasion of Myanmar National Day.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, has written to the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour; the Honourable Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities; and, Ms. Robin Pilkey, Chair of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), expressing his concern about a flyer issued by Employment Ontario advertising a workshop entitled “U B E R Hiring Event”.
December 2, 2015 OPEN LETTER
The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour
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