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May 9, 2018 – E-Newsletter

Sheppard East Subway Extension – We Need Provincial Funding Now!

Dear Constituent:

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.

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.”

April 23, 2018 – Updated message – Incident near North York Civic Centre

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.