Motion To: WHEREAS the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Police Service are committed to ensuring the safety and security of our neighbourhoods and communities; and WHEREAS gun and gang related violence is a top operational priority of the Ottawa Police Service, and Ottawa has a refocused strategy to address it; and WHEREAS Ottawa City Council remains committed to swift and resolute actions to prevent further escalation of gun violence in our neighbourhoods; WHEREAS in Canada the legislation governing the possible banning of the sale of handguns, bail for people charged with gun crimes, and the rules and regulations pertaining to penalties for illegal gun possession is fully within federal jurisdiction; WHEREAS in Canada the legislation governing the sale of handgun ammunition rests fully with the Provincial Government; and WHEREAS under the Police Services Act, the Police Services Board determines policing priorities, establishes policies and provides oversight of the Ottawa Police Servic
Absent/RecusedS. Moffatt (a)
G. Gower (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2019-06-26 regarding agenda item MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN.