Item - 2018.MM44.18

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 23, 2018 without amendments.

MM44.18 - Recognize veterans of the war in Afghanistan by adding "AFGHANISTAN" to the Cenotaph at Old City Hall - by Councillor Cesar Palacio, seconded by Councillor Vincent Crisanti

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 30, 2018, adopted the following:


1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, and the City Clerk to examine the impact of adding the word "AFGHANISTAN" to the Cenotaph at Old City Hall, on the heritage, design, and function of the memorial.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM44.18
(July 24, 2018) Fiscal Impact Statement from the Interim Chief Financial Officer

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM44.18 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-25-2018 3:16 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM44.18 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, James Pasternak, John Tory
Source: Toronto City Clerk at