Item - 2023.MM5.32

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on March 29, 2023 without amendments.

MM5.32 - Restoring Majority Rule to City Council - by Councillor Alejandra Bravo, seconded by Councillor Amber Morley

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on March 29, 30 and 31, 2023, adopted the following:


1. City Council call on the new head of Council to publicly commit to never advocating for or implementing in practice fundamental changes to Toronto City Council operations or governance initiated by the Province of Ontario, without full prior support and consent of Toronto City Council and Torontonians.


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 MM5.32 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) Mar-31-2023 6:01 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM5.32 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 19 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Alejandra Bravo, Jon Burnside, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Paula Fletcher, Ausma Malik, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Chris Moise, Amber Morley, Jamaal Myers, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Dianne Saxe, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Brad Bradford, Gary Crawford, Stephen Holyday, Nick Mantas
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Lily Cheng, James Pasternak
Source: Toronto City Clerk at