Anishinabe Algonquin Nation Civic Cultural Protocol and Implementation Plan - Council Liaison
Anti-Racism and Ethnocultural Relations Initiatives - Council Liaison
During consideration of the 2020 City budget, Council approved funding for the creation of an Anti-Racism Secretariat for the City of Ottawa. On June 10, 2020, Council approved Councillor Rawlson King as the Council Liaison for Anti-Racism and Ethnocultural Relations Initiatives for the 2018-2022 Term of Council.
On December 14, 2022, Council appointed Councillor Rawlson King as the City of Ottawa’s Council Liaison for Anti-Racism and Ethnocultural Relations Initiatives.
The Liaison will provide leadership on this issue and work with City staff to advance anti-racism and race relations initiatives.
Older Adults - Council Liaisons
The City of Ottawa’s Older Adult Plan (OAP) 2020-2022 was the last step of an action plan to make Ottawa an age-friendly city. In 2023, the plan is being reviewed for lessons learned to create a new strategy where older adults share their knowledge, talents and experience to help to make our community vibrant and prosperous. The updated plan will help the City of Ottawa to offer a wide variety of opportunities for active living and provide supports that are responsive to the diverse needs and preferences of older adults.
On July 12, 2023, during consideration of the Advisory Body Review report, Council approved a Motion to establish a Council Liaison position for the Older Adults initiative.
On August 23, 2023, Council approved a Motion appointing the following two Members to serve as Council liaisons:
- Councillor Allan Hubley
- Councillor Theresa Kavanagh
The Seniors Roundtable, made up of representatives of community agencies serving diverse populations of Ottawa’s older adults, continues to be the City’s primary method for engaging residents on issues affecting older adults.
Inquiries regarding the Older Adults initiative can be emailed to email@example.com.
Veteran and Military Issues - Council Liaison
On November 6, 2019, Council approved the establishment of a Council Liaison for Veteran and Military Issues. The Liaison will work to solidify the City’s important relationship with the veteran’s and military community, advocate for the benefit of veterans and their families, develop key partnerships and ensure the community is receiving the support it needs.
On December 14, 2022, Council appointed Councillor Matthew Luloff as the City of Ottawa’s Council Liaison for Veteran and Military Issues.
Women, Gender Equity and 2SLGBTQ+ Affairs - Council Liaison
On December 5, 2018, Council considered the staff report titled, “2018-2022 Council Governance Review,” and approved a Sponsors Group to work with staff on the development of a City of Ottawa Gender Equity Strategy and/or a Women’s Bureau. This includes developing a consultation process for setting priorities and a measurable, outcome-based framework which takes a holistic, intersectional approach to policy, program and practice review, coupled with robust data collection and reporting.
On December 14, 2022, Council appointed Councillor Ariel Troster as the City of Ottawa’s Council Liaison for Women, Gender Equity and 2SLGBTQ+ Affairs.