Item - 2018.MM41.4

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 22, 2018 without amendments.

MM41.4 - Requesting Permission for an open flame as part of the Sunrise Ceremonies on Nathan Phillips Square - by Councillor Mike Layton, seconded by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

Decision Type:
27 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

City Council Decision

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


1.  City Council grant permission to the Director, Equality, Diversity and Human Rights to use open flame on Nathan Phillips Square as part of the Sunrise Ceremony each year on June 21st (National Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons Day), contingent upon satisfying any conditions placed by the Fire Marshal.

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 MM41.4 be referred to the Toronto and East York 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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