Item - 2018.MM36.12

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments.

MM36.12 - Request for Report on the Feasibility of Re-naming of "Hupfield Park" to "Viola Desmond Park" - by Councillor Neethan Shan, seconded by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker

Decision Type:
42 - Scarborough-Rouge River

City Council Decision

City Council on January 31 and February 1, 2018, adopted the following:


1. City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to investigate the feasibility of renaming "Hupfield Park" to "Viola Desmond Park" and to report back to Scarborough Community Council with a recommendation based on the criteria and process outlined in the Property Naming Policy.

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 MM36.12 be referred to the Scarborough Community Council. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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