Item - 2012.ED14.4

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 6, 2012 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Economic Development Committee on May 22, 2012 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on June 6, 2012.

ED14.4 - 2012 Major Cultural Organizations Allocation

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on June 6, 7 and 8, 2012, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the allocation of the cultural investment of $6,030,960.00 to the following organizations:

 

Art Gallery of Ontario           

 $  540,000.00

Canada's National Ballet School

$  137,332.00

Canadian Opera Company

$1,317,015.00

Festival Management Committee

(Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto)

 

$   494,190.00

George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art

$   135,980.00

National Ballet of Canada 

$1,148,600.00

Pride Toronto

$   123,807.00

Toronto International Film Festival Group

$   800,000.00

Toronto Festival of Arts, Culture and

Creativity (Luminato)

 

$  200,000.00

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

$1,134,036.00

 

2.         City Council authorize the balance of the 2012 instalment payments to the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canadian Opera Company, Festival Management Committee, National Ballet of Canada, Toronto International Film Festival Group and Toronto Symphony Orchestra be made as one payment following allocation adoption by Council, and that monthly instalments to these organizations resume in January 2013.

 

3.         City Council recognize the economic, social and cultural value of Pride as a major cultural event in the City of Toronto.

 

4.         City Council reaffirm its recognition of Pride Toronto as a significant cultural event that strongly promotes the ideals of tolerance and diversity, but condemn the use of the term "Israeli Apartheid" which undermines these values and also diminishes the suffering experienced by individuals during the apartheid regime in South Africa.

 

5.         City Council confirm it does not endorse the political positions of any single group or organization participating in the Pride Festival and Parade.

 

6.         City Council authorize the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect to Council’s decision.

Background Information (Committee)

(May 2, 2012) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on 2012 Major Cultural Organizations Allocation
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-46996.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(May 27, 2012) E-mail from Sara Argamon (CC.Main.ED14.4.1)
(June 6, 2012) Memo from Councillor Shelley Carroll, Ward 33 - Don Valley East (CC.New.ED14.4.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/cc/comm/communicationfile-30676.pdf
(June 6, 2012) Submission from Councillor Shelley Carroll, Ward 33 - Don Valley East - Article entitled "Pride, Queers Against Israeli Apartheid, and Our Sense of Inclusion" (CC.New.ED14.4.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/cc/comm/communicationfile-30690.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Josh Colle (Carried)

City Council reaffirm its recognition of Pride Toronto as a significant cultural event that strongly promotes the ideals of tolerance and diversity, but condemn the use of the term "Israeli Apartheid" which undermines these values and also diminishes the suffering experienced by individuals during the apartheid regime in South Africa.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jun-07-2012 4:25 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED14.4 - Colle - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mike Layton, Gord Perks, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, John Parker, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Shelley Carroll (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council recognize the economic, social and cultural value of Pride as a major cultural event in the City of Toronto.

 

2.         City Council confirm it does not endorse the political positions of any single group or organization participating in the Pride Festival and Parade.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jun-07-2012 4:26 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED14.4 - Carroll - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, John Parker, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-07-2012 4:27 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED14.4 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to End Debate moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council end the debate on Item ED14.4 and take the vote immediately.

Vote (End Debate) Jun-07-2012 4:24 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - ED14.4 - Mihevc - end debate
Total members that voted Yes: 23 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Gary Crawford, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Doug Holyday, Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 15 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, John Parker, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor Carroll's speaking time be extended so that she could complete her remarks.

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Jun-07-2012 4:19 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED14.4 - Extend Councillor Carroll's speaking time
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 20 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, John Parker, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan

ED14.4 - 2012 Major Cultural Organizations Allocation

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the allocation of the cultural investment of $6,030,960.00 to the following organizations:

 

             Art Gallery of Ontario                                                                 $   540,000.00

             Canada's National Ballet School                                                 $   137,332.00

             Canadian Opera Company                                                          $1,317,015.00

             Festival Management Committee

             (Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto)                                  $   494,190.00

             George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art                            $   135,980.00

National Ballet of Canada                                                            $1,148,600.00

Pride Toronto                                                                               $   123,807.00

Toronto International Film Festival Group                                  $   800,000.00

Toronto Festival of Arts, Culture and

             Creativity (Luminato)                                                                   $  200,000.00

             Toronto Symphony Orchestra                                                      $1,134,036.00

 

2.         City Council authorize the balance of the 2012 instalment payments to the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canadian Opera Company, Festival Management Committee, National Ballet of Canada, Toronto International Film Festival Group and Toronto Symphony Orchestra be made as one payment following allocation adoption by Council, and that monthly instalments to these organizations resume in January 2013.

 

3.         City Council authorize the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Origin

(May 2, 2012) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture

Summary

This report seeks Council approval on the recommended funding allocations for the ten non-profit organizations that have applied for municipal support through the Major Cultural Organizations Program. The Budget was adopted by City Council at the meeting of January 17, 2012.

 

The report outlines ten allocations to: the Art Gallery of Ontario; Canada's National Ballet School; Canadian Opera Company; Festival Management Committee (Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto); George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art; National Ballet of Canada; Pride Toronto; Toronto Festival of Arts, Culture and Creativity (Luminato); Toronto International Film Festival Group; and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for a total of $6,030,960.00.

Background Information

(May 2, 2012) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on 2012 Major Cultural Organizations Allocation
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-46996.pdf

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Mary Fragedakis (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council