Item - 2018.MM38.13

Tracking Status

MM38.13 - City of Toronto's Multilingual Information Provisions Policy With Respect to the French Language - by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon, seconded by Councillor Frank Di Giorgio

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on March 26 and 27, 2018, adopted the following:


1.  City Council request the City Manager to review the existing Multilingual Information Provisions Policy to determine whether the inclusion of French in City services is adequately addressed, and if not, to make recommendations through the Executive Committee, on changes that may be required.


2.  City Council request the City Manager to consult with the City's Council Advisory Bodies in any future review of the City of Toronto's Multilingual Information Provisions Policy.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council reopened Item EX25.3 only as it pertains to French language services.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Re-open Item (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that consideration of Motion MM38.13 requires a re-opening of Item EX25.3 (City Council – May 24, 25 and 26, 2017). A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to re-open the Item.

Vote (Re-open Item) Mar-27-2018 2:38 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM38.13 - Reopen item EX25.3
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Justin J. Di Ciano, Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Sarah Doucette, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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