Motion To: WHEREAS the City of Ottawa prides itself as being a caring and compassionate city and continually strives to be a place where people want to live, work and play; and WHEREAS providing access to safe, adequate, and affordable housing for everyone is fundamental to achieving that goal; and WHEREAS in 1976 Canada signed onto the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights which included labour, health care, and education rights, as well as rights to an adequate standard of living; and WHEREAS on June 21, 2019, the Federal government enshrined housing as a right as part of the National Housing Strategy; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has made investments in an effort to reduce chronic homelessness and increase the affordable housing supply; and WHEREAS in 2019, these investments included $15 million in capital funding for new affordable housing and $111 million for operating and repair funding for community housing, housing subsidies, support services, and var
Absent/RecusedR. Chiarelli (a)
D. Deans (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2020-01-29 regarding agenda item MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN.