Item - 2018.MM44.45

Tracking Status

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

MM44.45 - Commemorating Dudley Laws' contributions to Toronto - by Councillor Josh Colle, seconded by Councillor Joe Mihevc

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 City Manager to consult with the family of Dudley Laws and the Black Action Defence Committee to identify naming opportunities in the City and to report back with a recommendation on how to best officially recognize and commemorate the important contributions of Dudley Laws to Toronto.

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 MM44.45 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 3:34 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM44.45 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, 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: 6 Members that were absent are John Campbell, Justin J. Di Ciano, Mary Fragedakis, Giorgio Mammoliti, James Pasternak, John Tory
Source: Toronto City Clerk at