Item - 2015.MM6.7

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 5, 2015 without amendments.

MM6.7 - City Council recognize the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide - by Councillor Jim Karygiannis, seconded by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 5, 6 and 7, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council recognize the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide to honour the memory of the men, women and children who died.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(May 5, 2015) Letter from Huseyin Nurgel, Past-President Federation of Canadian Turkish Associations (MM.New.MM6.7.1)
(May 6, 2015) E-mail from Raffi Sarkissian, Founder and Chair, Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education (MM.New.MM6.7.2)
(May 6, 2015) E-mail from Greg K. Chitilian, Chairman, Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of Canada (Ontario) (MM.New.MM6.7.3)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM6.7 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) May-06-2015 2:29 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM6.7 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, 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, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Michelle Berardinetti, John Campbell, Vincent Crisanti, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, John Filion, Rob Ford, Chin Lee, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory

1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor John Campbell (Lost)

That the item be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item) May-06-2015 4:29 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - MM6.7 - Campbell - motion 1 - receive the item
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner
Total members that voted No: 22 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Chin Lee, Mary-Margaret McMahon, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) May-06-2015 4:30 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM6.7 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Michelle Berardinetti, John Campbell, Giorgio Mammoliti, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 15 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Chin Lee, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council