Motion To: That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion as Seniors’ month will begin prior to the next City Council meeting. WHEREAS Canadian demographics indicate that seniors are one of the fastest growing population groups in our communities; 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 Cou
Absent/RecusedS. Moffatt (a)
J. Harder (a)
G. Darouze (a)
A. Hubley (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2019-05-22 regarding agenda item MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE.