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Metrolinx-Rat Problem

Dear Neighbour,

It has been brought to our attention that your immediate neighbourhood is experiencing an increase in rats

due to railway construction by Metrolinx.

If you have noticed any rats or rodents, please call my office and let us know. We can, with your help,

take effective action. We can be reached at 416-392-1374, or by email at jim@karygiannis.net

Rats are active at night and generally avoid contact with people. The following tips should help residents

Click here for more details….Metrolinx-rats

April 2017 Ward Report

Dear Constituents:

Spring is a time for renewal and growth. Many residents will be participating in special activities to prepare for the growing season. Meanwhile, residents continue to be involved in projects to help further strengthen our community and make it safer.

In our office’s continuing efforts to keep you up-to-date on issues that matter – you will find important ward news and information on City initiatives in this Ward Report.

Click here to read more….Ward Report – April 2017 (3)

 

Garbage in the Park

Dear Constituent:

I have received multiple reports that household garbage is being dumped in public parks.

The City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 548, Section 3B states that:

In the case of land that is not a highway, no person shall throw, place, dump or deposit or permit or cause to be thrown, placed, dumped or deposited any refuse on any land not including buildings, within the City, including ponds, lakes, rivers and watercourses, without the consent of the owner or occupant of the property Click here for flyer  garbage-in-the-park

Should the City of Toronto levy an extra tax for non-Canadian resident purchases of residential properties?

Dear Constituent:

Recently, the Province of British Columbia imposed extra 15 percent tax on Vancouver residential real estate purchased by foreigners. The Province has also agreed to a request from the City of Vancouver to allow the City to impose a special tax on the owners of vacant property. These measures are being adopted in an attempt to “cool” the Vancouver real estate market and increase supply. Click here for flyer Should the City of Toronto levy an extra tax for non-Canadian resident purchases of residential properties?

Ward Report October 2016

Dear Constituent:

This fall, we are continuing the tradition and hosting a Seniors’ Information Session. The Seniors’ Information Session is designed to help seniors and their families learn about the benefits and programs offered by the Municipal, Provincial and Federal governments, as well as community organizations. Representatives will be setting up booths where you can obtain information and ask questions about the services they provide; discuss issues of interest to you; and, express your concerns. Many of the participants will be making presentations.

August 31, 2016 – Recreation activities available at City of Toronto attractions across the city during Labour Day long weekend

The City of Toronto will offer a wide variety of activities for residents over the Labour Day long weekend, with many family attractions open. On Labour Day – Monday, September 5 – City recreation centres will be closed and their recreation programs will not operate.

Ward 39 – June 2016 Newsletter Safety Town Hall June, 2016 6:30pm – 9:30pm L’ Amoreuax Community 2000 McNicoll Ave

Dear Neighbour:

Safety Town Hall

on

Monday, June 20, 2016

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

L’ Amoreaux Community and Recreation Centre

2000 McNicoll Avenue

Presenters . Toronto Police Service; RCMP; Consumer Protection Services of Ontario; and, Bank of Canada.

Incidents such as home and car break ins; Canada Revenue Agency scam calls threatening residents to pay fines or go to jail; immigration related calls; and, aggressive door-to door sales people claiming that they want to check furnaces, hot water heaters and air conditioners to see if the homeowner is eligible for an upgrade. These incidents can cost you thousands of dollars!

Join us at the Safety Town Hall and learn how to protect yourself!

Read News Letter Ward Report – June 2016