Motion To: WHEREAS on March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization assessed COVID-19 as a global pandemic; and WHEREAS the Government of Ontario and the City of Ottawa have each declared a State of Emergency as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, 1990; and WHEREAS the COVID-19 pandemic presents the greatest financial challenge that Canadian cities and communities have seen in generations and many are on the brink of financial crisis as revenues are plummeting, costs are rising, and municipalities can not run deficits which puts them, and the essential services they provide, further at risk; and WHEREAS the financial impact to the City of Ottawa resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic is currently estimated at a net loss of $66 million if the state of emergency continues until June, $123 million if it continues until September, and $186 if it continues until December (and this excludes financial impacts to the Ottawa Police Ser
Absent/RecusedR. Chiarelli (a)
D. Deans (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2020-05-27 regarding agenda item MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN.