Housing starts decline in Toronto
CTV Toronto October 11, 2016 The Canadian Press
The pace of housing construction in Toronto slowed down last month, but prices continue to soar, leaving many concerned.
Do Torontonians want a foreign buyers tax?
Toronto City Councillor Jim Karygiannis is gauging interest in a foreign buyers tax. Almost half of his ward supports some kind of tax on non-residents purchasing a home in the city. He joins BNN to discuss.
Karygiannis on transit for Scarborough
July 13, 2016 CP24
Coun. Jim Karygiannis speaks to Stephen about attempts to re-open the Scarborough subway debate.
Karygiannis on integrity commissioner’s decision
CP24 January 8, 2016
Scarborough City Coun. Kim Karygiannis tells Stephen why the integrity commissioner chastised him.
CP24 May 3, 2016
Councillor Jim Karygiannis discusses Uber, as regulation debates are underway today in the city.
Uber recommendations in Toronto
CBC April 12, 2016
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is facing some changes in Toronto in an attempt to level the playing field between the so-called “ride-sharing” service and the city’s taxis. But many opponents are not satisfied that it does enough to benefit taxi drivers.
“this is creating an autonomous regime for Uber and a regime for everybody else”
Karygiannis: ‘This is not the level playing field my motion called for’
Global News April 7, 2016
Toronto councillor Jim Karygiannis said Thursday that a proposal offering new regulations on city taxis and Uber drivers does not offer an even playing field.
‘We are allowing Uber to get away with murder,’ Coun. Jim Karygiannis says
CBC April 7, 2016
The City of Toronto has issued draft rules that would loosen regulations for the taxi industry while imposing new requirements for ride-hailing services like Uber.