On June 24, 2020, the Ontario Court of Appeal issued a decision that Jim Karygiannis was subject to the penalties imposed by the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, which included the forfeiture of his seat as City Councillor for Ward 22. Mr. Karygiannis has sought leave to appeal this decision from the Supreme Court of Canada. On August 8, the Ontario Court of Appeal heard and granted the request made by Mr. Karygiannis to stay the June 24 decision until the Supreme Court of Canada decides whether his leave to appeal application will be granted. Read more in the City issued statement regarding Jim Karygiannis.
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