I want to take this opportunity to salute mothers everywhere on this Mother’s Day, May 13, 2018.
I join today the Chinese Community in Canada as we remember the earthquake victims of Sichuan in 2008.
Sheppard East Subway Extension – We Need Provincial Funding Now!
The Provincial Government cannot continue to ignore the issues with transit and accessibility in Ontario’s largest city. As the Provincial Election Campaign is now underway, it is time to make the issue of the Sheppard East Subway extension heard by Candidates.
May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day – a time to talk about violations of press freedom.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, today, filed the nomination papers with the City Clerk and announced that he would run in the new Ward 43 in the October 22, 2018 Municipal Election.
May is Asian Heritage month – a month of festivities across Canada to highlight, honour and recognize the many and varied contributions Canadians of Asian heritage have made, and continue to make, to the cultural, economic and social fabric of Canada.
April 26, 2018 – Councillor joins visually impaired Torontonians calling for improvements to WheelTrans.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, joined Ms. Donna Jodhan and Ramla Abukar from CNIB, as they flag concerns with the Wheel-Trans application process for visually impaired users.
“Recently, Ms. Jodhan, who is visually impaired, brought the issues with respect to the Wheel-Trans application to my attention.” said Councillor Karygiannis. “I spoke with officials at Wheel-Trans and also took the problems to the City of Toronto Ombudsman, but was unable to obtain a resolution to this matter.”
Here are the updated messages related to today’s incident near North York Civic Centre.
The City extends its deepest sympathies to those affected by today’s horrific incident and thanks those who assisted and continue to assist at the scene, including first responders, members of the public, TPH staff who provided CPR, hospital staff and others.
At present, the number of deaths confirmed by officials is 10 and the number of injured is at 15.
“My condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims that lost their lives, or injured on the attack of pedestrians on Yonge Street.
It was reported that 9 people have been killed and 16 injured.
Thanks go to the first responders that arrived on the scene and are looking after the victims.
May god bless our City. “
It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate with you the 103nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.