I wish to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Myanmar community on the occasion of Myanmar National Day.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, has written to the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour; the Honourable Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities; and, Ms. Robin Pilkey, Chair of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), expressing his concern about a flyer issued by Employment Ontario advertising a workshop entitled “U B E R Hiring Event”.
December 2, 2015 OPEN LETTER
The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour
140 Promenade du Portage
The City of Toronto’s Fire Services will charge the owner of a home for allegedly disabling a carbon-monoxide alarm. The decision follows an incident last week that sent three people to hospital. The Ontario Fire Code prohibits disabling carbon-monoxide alarms.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is pleased that the Licensing and Standards Committee passed his Motion to examine the temporary injunction granted to the City of Calgary with respect to Uber operations.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Lebanese community on the occasion of the 72nd Lebanese Independence Day.
I would like to extend my best wishes to members of the Sikh faith in Canada on the occasion of the Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib Ji.
The Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib Ji, founder of the Sikh religion, is the most important celebration of Sikh gurus and is celebrated by Sikh and Punjabi communities worldwide.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, has written to community organizations, which assist in the settlement of new Canadians, warning them that Transportation Network Company in Canada (also known as Uber) are possibly recruiting new immigrants as drivers.
Copy of Uber letter to settlement services
Copy of Uber driver solicitation
“New immigrants are eager to find employment so they can look after their families.” said Mr. Karygiannis. “They want to become active members of Canadian society. Uber is taking advantage of them.”
It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate, with members of the Canadian Ukrainian community, the 82nd Anniversary of Holodomor.
November 13, 2015 – Karygiannis questions process involved in federal government announcement to stop expansion of Toronto Island Airport
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, is concerned that the Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, announced, on Twitter, last night that the federal government will not re-open the tripartite agreement for the Toronto Island Airport.