Item - 2018.EX34.20

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 22, 2018 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Executive Committee on May 14, 2018 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on May 22, 2018.
  • See also AA14.1

EX34.20 - City of Toronto's Indigenous Cultural Competency Training - Update

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 22, 23 and 24, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council request all City of Toronto agencies and corporations to:

 

a.  incorporate the City of Toronto's traditional Aboriginal land acknowledgement statement in their board meetings; and

 

b.  require their board members and staff to attend Indigenous Cultural Competency Training, developed by the City or comparable to the training provided by the City.

 

2.  City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board to:

 

a.  incorporate the City of Toronto's traditional Aboriginal land acknowledgement statement in their board meetings;

 

b. attend Indigenous Cultural Competency Training, developed by the City or comparable to the training provided by the City; and

 

c.  request the Chief of Police to give consideration to ensuring all Toronto Police Service staff attend Indigenous Cultural Competency Training, developed by the City or comparable to the training provided by the City.

 

3. City Council authorize the Director, Equity, Diversity and Human Rights to negotiate and enter into agreements, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, with governments, agencies and other entities to share Indigenous Cultural Competency Training materials and/or to provide Indigenous Cultural Competency Training to those governments, agencies and entities for a nominal fee.

 

4. City Council request the Director, Equity, Diversity and Human Rights to report back to the Executive Committee at the appropriate time on options to provide the Indigenous Cultural Competency Training and materials for a cost and on options to use those costs to support the work of the City's Indigenous Affairs Office.

Background Information (Committee)

(April 20, 2018) Letter from the Aboriginal Affairs Committee on City of Toronto's Indigenous Cultural Competency Training - Update
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-114535.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Mike Layton (Carried)

That:

 

1. City Council amend Executive Committee Recommendation 1 to now read as follows:

 

1.  City Council request all City of Toronto agencies and corporations to:

 

a.  incorporate the City of Toronto's traditional Aboriginal land acknowledgement statement in their board meetings;

 

b.  require their board members and staff to participate in the City of Toronto's  attend Indigenous Cultural Competency Training, developed by the City or comparable to the training provided by the City.

 

2. City Council amend Executive Committee Recommendation 2 to now read as follows:

 

2.  City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board to:

 

a.  incorporate the City of Toronto's traditional Aboriginal land acknowledgement statement in their board meetings;

 

b.  participate in the City of Toronto's attend Indigenous Cultural Competency Training, developed by the City or comparable to the training provided by the City;

 

c.  request the Chief of Police to give consideration to providing ensuring all Toronto Police Service staff with the City of Toronto's attend Indigenous Cultural Competency Training, developed by the City or comparable to the training provided by the City.

 

3. City Council authorize the Director, Equity, Diversity and Human Rights to negotiate and enter into agreements, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, with governments, agencies and other entities to share Indigenous Cultural Competency Training materials and/or to provide Indigenous Cultural Competency Training to those governments, agencies and entities for a nominal fee.

 

4. City Council request the Director, Equity, Diversity and Human Rights to report back to the Executive Committee at the appropriate time on options to provide the Indigenous Cultural Competency Training and materials for a cost and on options to use those costs to support the work of the City's Indigenous Affairs Office.

 

Vote (Amend Item) May-23-2018 10:16 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX34.20 - Layton - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, 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 Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

EX34.20 - City of Toronto's Indigenous Cultural Competency Training - Update

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council request all City of Toronto agencies and corporations to:

 

a.  incorporate the City of Toronto's traditional Aboriginal land acknowledgement statement in their board meetings;

 

b.  require their board members and staff to participate in the City of Toronto's Indigenous Cultural Competency Training.

 

2.  City Council request the Toronto Police Service Board to:

 

a.  incorporate the City of Toronto's traditional Aboriginal land acknowledgement statement in their board meetings;

 

b.  participate in the City of Toronto's Indigenous Cultural Competency Training;

 

c.  request the Chief of Police to give consideration to providing all Toronto Police Service staff with the City of Toronto's Indigenous Cultural Competency Training.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Executive Committee requested the City Manager to report back to Executive Committee in the first quarter of 2019 on the progress to achieve the objectives set out in the Recommendations from the Executive Committee to City Council.

Origin

(April 20, 2018) Letter from the Aboriginal Affairs Committee

Summary

At its meeting on April 20, 2018, the Aboriginal Affairs Committee considered a verbal presentation from the Aboriginal Affairs Consultant, Equity, Diversity and Human Rights, on the City of Toronto's Indigenous Cultural Competency Training.

Background Information

(April 20, 2018) Letter from the Aboriginal Affairs Committee on City of Toronto's Indigenous Cultural Competency Training - Update
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-114535.pdf

Speakers

Miguel Avila-Velarde

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)

That the City Manager report back to Executive Committee in the first quarter of 2019 on the progress to achieve the objectives outlined in Recommendations 1 and 2.


2 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)
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