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April 1, 2018 – Easter

I would like to take extend my warmest wishes to all who are celebrating Easter.

Easter is the greatest feast in the Christian calendar.  On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.  This religious festival comes at the end of Lent – a period of 40 days of prayer, contemplation and fasting.  During Lent, Christians prepare themselves spiritually for the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday

March 27, 2018 – Councillor’s Motion to Study Streamlined Approval Process of Traffic Calming Measures in School Zones passes Council

TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is pleased that his Motion to study the streamlining of the speed bump approval process in school zones passed unanimously at City Council Meeting.

“I want to thank Mayor Tory for seconding my Motion. I also want to thank my Council colleagues for supporting the Motion.” said Councillor Karygiannis.  “We must do everything we can to protect our children as they go to and from school.”

March 25, 2018 – Greek Independence Day – Ημέρα της Ελληνικής Ανεξαρτησίας

This year, Hellenes around the world celebrate the 197th Anniversary of the Independence of Greece.  Canadians of Greek descent mark this milestone by sharing their history and values with their fellow Canadians. In Toronto, the Canadian Greek Diaspora is also marking the 107th Anniversary of the Greek Community in Toronto.

March 20, 2018 – Karygiannis – New Vision Zero Plan is not accelerated enough

TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, City Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is expressing concern that the new accelerated Vision Zero Plan announced by Mayor Tory, while welcome, will take too long to protect our children.

The Vision Zero Road Safety Plan (Vision Zero Plan) is a comprehensive action plan focused on reducing traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries on Toronto’s streets. The Plan prioritizes the safety of our most vulnerable road users, through a range of initiatives.