Motion To: WHEREAS in 1940, during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands in the Second World War, the Dutch Royal Family was evacuated and offered a safe refuge in Ottawa; and WHEREAS in 1943 Crown Princess Juliana gave birth to her third daughter, Princess Margriet, at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, making her the only royal personage ever born in Canada; and WHEREAS the Government of Canada temporarily declared a maternity suite at the Ottawa Civic Hospital to be extraterritorial jurisdiction so the Princess would inherit her Dutch Citizenship from her mother and remain in the line of succession; and WHEREAS in celebration of the Princess’ birth, the Government of Canada flew the Dutch flag over the Parliament’s Peace Tower in Ottawa, the only time in history a foreign flag has been accorded this honour; and WHEREAS the Crown Princess Juliana and her daughters stayed in Ottawa until the Liberation of the Netherlands in 1945, becoming a part of the community; and WHEREAS a deep and l
Absent/RecusedR. Chiarelli (a)
M. Luloff (a)
D. Deans (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2019-10-09 regarding agenda item MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN.