Item - 2018.MM38.6

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on March 26, 2018 without amendments.

MM38.6 - Raising of the Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag in recognition of Journey to Freedom Day at Toronto City Hall - by Mayor John Tory, seconded by Councillor Chin Lee

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

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

 

1.  In recognition of Journey to Freedom Day and that both the Federal and Provincial governments display the Vietnamese community's Heritage and Freedom Flag at their respective legislatures, City Council amend the City of Toronto Flag Raising Policy to allow the Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag to be raised at Toronto City Hall.

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 MM38.6 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Mar-27-2018 2:27 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM38.6 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Jim Karygiannis, Michael Thompson, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Mar-27-2018 2:28 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM38.6 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Jim Karygiannis, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council