It is with great pleasure that I wish the members of the Burmese Canadian community a Happy Myanmar New Year. “Min Ga Lar Nit Thick Par”.
I would like to extend my warmest wishes to all those celebrating Easter according to the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Sikh community a Happy and Prosperous New Year, on the occasion of Vaisakhi.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Bangladeshi community and those of Bengali heritage, Happy Pahela Baishakh.
April 12, 2016 – Councillor urges Premier and Mayors to consider imposing land transfer tax on Foreign home buyers
Toronto, ON – The Hon. Jim Karygiannis, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is requesting that Premier Kathleen Wynne and Greater Toronto Area mayors recognize the urgency on imposing a foreign home buyers tax. As government leaders meet today to discuss housing affordability, a foreign home buyers tax must be put on the table as an immediate solution to cool the housing market.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Tamil community a Happy and Prosperous New Year, on the occasion of Puttāṇṭu vāḻttukkaḷ.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Jewish community on the occasion of Passover or Pesach.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of those who lost their lives in the two church bombings. I also pray for the speedy recovery of all those who were injured.
April 8, 2017 – Councillor concerned with the lack of oversight with the latest overdoses in Night Clubs
Toronto Councillor Jim Karygiannis vice chair of Licensing and Standards Committee has expressed concerns on the lack of oversight on Toronto Night Clubs and the recent overdoses that have resulted in deaths and partygoers ending up at the hospital.
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
Please take a minute and pass this email to your neighbors, family and friends.
I look forward to seeing you soon.