Item - 2013.MM41.21

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on November 13, 2013 without amendments.

MM41.21 - Protecting the Great Lakes from a nuclear waste repository - by Councillor Mike Layton, seconded by Councillor Gary Crawford

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on November 13, 14, 15 and 18, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         Toronto City Council support the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative’s position and oppose the Ontario Power Generation's (OPG)  proposal for a Deep Geological Repository for low and intermediate radioactive waste in Kincardine, Ontario.

 

2.         In order to protect the Great Lakes and its tributaries, Toronto City Council urge that neither this proposed nuclear waste repository near Kincardine, Ontario, nor any other underground nuclear waste repository, be constructed in the Great Lakes Basin, in Canada, or in the United States.

 

3.         Toronto City Council forward this resolution, for immediate attention and action, to: the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, Chair, Mr. Keith Hobbs, Mayor of Thunder Bay, as well as Joint Review Panel Deep Geological Repository for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste Case Reference Number 17520, Panel Co-Manager, Ms. Debra Myles, all local Members of Provincial Parliament and all Members of Parliament.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(November 8, 2013) Submission from Councillor Mike Layton, Ward 19 - Trinity-Spadina - Letter from Sarah Roberts, State Representative, District 18, Michigan House of Representatives and Hoon-Yung Hopgood, State Senator, District 8, State of Michigan; and Submission from Beverly Fernandez, Spokesperson, Stop The Great Lakes Nuclear Dump (MM.New.MM41.21.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/mm/comm/communicationfile-41172.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM41.21 be referred to the Executive Committee.  A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Nov-14-2013 2:51 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM41.21 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Norman Kelly, James Pasternak, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Doug Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, David Shiner, Karen Stintz

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Nov-14-2013 2:52 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM41.21 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Peter Milczyn, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Doug Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, David Shiner, Karen Stintz

Motion to Reconsider Vote moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council reconsider the vote on the adoption of Item MM41.21.

Vote (Reconsider Vote) Nov-14-2013 2:57 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM41.21 - Reconsider vote on Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Rob Ford
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Nov-14-2013 2:58 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM41.21 - Adopt the item - REVOTE
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, 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: 7 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Doug Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, David Shiner
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council