Item - 2022.MM39.6

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 2, 2022 without amendments.

MM39.6 - Toward a hate-free Toronto by investing in Toronto Police Services Hate Crime Unit - by Councillor James Pasternak, seconded by Councillor Cynthia Lai

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on February 2 and 3, 2022, adopted the following:


1. City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board, to consider as part of its annual budgetary and human resources decision making process, investing additional personnel, technology and other resources into the forces' Hate Crime Unit in order to address the growing occurrences of hate in Toronto.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(February 1, 2022) E-mail from Miguel Avila Velarde (MM.New)
(February 1, 2022) E-mail from Miguel Avila Velarde (MM.New)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM39.6 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) Feb-03-2022 2:15 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM39.6 - Adopt the Item
Total members that voted Yes: 23 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Nick Mantas, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Joe Cressy, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton
Source: Toronto City Clerk at