Item - 2018.MM43.15

Tracking Status

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

MM43.15 - Access to Menstrual Hygiene Products in Shelters - by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, seconded by Councillor Neethan Shan

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on June 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster A to report back through the 2019 Budget process on the cost and implementation of providing shelters, drop-in centres, respite centres, 'Strong Neighbourhood' Community Centres and others working with homeless, street-involved, and low-income women, girls and trans individuals access to free menstrual hygiene products.

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 MM43.15 be referred to the Community Development and Recreation Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Jun-27-2018 2:49 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM43.15 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Jon Burnside, Norman Kelly, Anthony Perruzza, John Tory, Jonathan Tsao

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jun-28-2018 7:54 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM43.15 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, 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: 1 Members that voted No are Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 14 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, John Campbell, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Jonathan Tsao
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council