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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. 

April 2017 2nd- E-Newsletter

Dear Constituents,

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

For any questions, I can be reached by phone at 416-392-1374 or by e-mail at jim@karygiannis.net.

Please take a minute and pass this email to your neighbors, family and friends.

I look forward to seeing you soon.


Jim Karygiannis