Item - 2012.MM23.12

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 8, 2012 without amendments.

MM23.12 - Request to protect the data on non-restricted firearms registered to Ontarian owners - by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, seconded by Councillor Adam Vaughan

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 8 and 9, 2012, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council reaffirm its long-standing support for the registration of all firearms as a means to address gun violence and stop the diversion of legal guns to the illegal market.

 

2.         City Council write to the Premier of Ontario, with copies to the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, asking the Province to do everything in its power to stop the deletion of the data on non-restricted gun ownership to Ontario owners.

3.         City Council request the City Solicitor to seek ways to intervene to stop the deletion of this data on the more than 287,000 non-restricted firearms registered in the Greater Toronto Area.

4.         City Council share this resolution with the Mayors of large cities across Canada and encourage them to do everything in their power to stop the deletion of the data on non‑restricted gun ownership.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM23.12 be referred to the Executive Committee.  A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) May-09-2012 2:45 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM23.12 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 13 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Ron Moeser

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) May-09-2012 2:45 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM23.12 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, 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, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Ron Moeser
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council