Item - 2015.CC9.5

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on September 30, 2015 without amendments.

CC9.5 - Report on the Recent Court Decision Dealing with the City's Holiday Shopping By-law

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on September 30, October 1 and 2, 2015, adopted the following:


1.  City Council direct the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, in consultation with the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture and the City Solicitor, to undertake a review and to report to the Licensing and Standards Committee outlining the options available to address the concerns raised in the court ruling dealing with the City's Holiday Shopping By-law.

Background Information (City Council)

(September 15, 2015) Report from the City Solicitor on the Recent Court Decision Dealing with the City's Holiday Shopping By-law (CC9.5)

Communications (City Council)

(September 28, 2015) Letter from Kim Mullin, WeirFoulds LLP, Barristers and Solicitors (CC.Supp.CC9.5.1)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Oct-01-2015 2:13 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC9.5 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, 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 Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Rob Ford, Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner, John Tory
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