Motion To: BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider this time-sensitive matter pertaining to the provincial by-elections in Ottawa-Vanier and Orléans. WHEREAS two by-laws govern election signs, being By-law 2003-520, as amended (“Signs on City Roads”) and By-law No. 2004-239, as amended (“Temporary Signs on Private Property”); and WHEREAS under By-law 2003-520 (“Signs on City Roads”) signs on public properties are only permitted 30 days before Voting Day; and WHEREAS under By-law No. 2004-239 (“Temporary Signs on Private Property”) signs on private properties are only permitted 60 days before Voting Day; and WHEREAS under section 57 of the Canada Elections Act the federal election period must last between a minimum of 36 days and a maximum of 50 days (i.e. “Writs of election”) and this period does not align with the 30-day period set out in By-law 2003-520; and WHEREAS section 9.1 of the Elections Act requires that the writ for a provinci

S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
M. Fleury
J. Harder
J. Cloutier
J. Watson
J. Sudds
J. Leiper
G. Gower
A. Hubley
R. Brockington
G. Darouze
M. Luloff
K. Egli
T. Tierney
C. Meehan
S. Menard
L. Dudas
C. McKenney
T. Kavanagh
R. King
R. Chiarelli (a)
D. Deans (a)
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Vote recorded from City Council on 2020-01-29 regarding agenda item MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE .

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