Motion To: WHEREAS Canadian demographics indicate that seniors are one of the fastest growing population groups in our communities and for the first time, the share of seniors, at 16.9% of the population, exceeds the share of children, at 16.6% of the population, in Canada; and WHEREAS according to the 2016 census from Statistics Canada, 144,140 seniors (aged 65 and over) reside in the City of Ottawa, making up 15.4% of the total Ottawa population and it is expected that by the year 2031, more than one in five residents living in Ottawa will be over the age of 65; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has benefited from the many tireless hours of volunteer work and leadership generously donated by local senior citizens; and WHEREAS senior citizens have helped to build our communities through active living, shared knowledge, and a diversity of experiences; and WHEREAS the month of June is recognized by the Province of Ontario as Seniors’ Month; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Ottawa City Counc
Absent/RecusedE. El-Chantiry (a)
J. Mitic (a)
T. Tierney (a)
J. Watson (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2018-05-23 regarding agenda item MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN.