MINUTES

SPC ON COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES

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IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER
PRESENT:
  • Councillor G-C. Carra, Chair
  • Councillor E. Woolley, Vice-Chair (Remote Participation)
  • Councillor S. Chu (Remote Participation)
  • Councillor D. Colley-Urquhart (Remote Participation)
  • Councillor J. Davison (Remote Participation)
  • Councillor J. Farkas (Remote Participation)
  • Councillor J. Magliocca (Remote Participation)
  • Councillor G. Chahal (Remote Participation)
  • Councillor P. Demong (Remote Participation)
  • Councillor D. Farrell (Remote Participation)
  • Councillor J. Gondek (Remote Participation)
ABSENT:
  • Mayor N. Nenshi, Ex-Officio
ALSO PRESENT:
  • Acting General Manager K. Black
  • Chief Steve Dongworth
  • Deputy City Clerk T. Mowrey
  • Legislative Advisor J. Palaschuk
  • Legislative Advisor A. de Grood
  • Legislative Advisor A. Pendola

Councillor Carra called the Meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

Councillor Carra provided opening remarks.

ROLL CALL

Councillor Chahal, Councillor Chu, Councillor Colley-Urquhart, Councillor Demong, Councillor Farkas, Councillor Farrell, Councillor Gondek, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Woolley, Councillor Carra, Councillor Davison

  • MOTION
    Moved byCouncillor Woolley

    That the Agenda for the 2020 May 13 Regular Meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Community and Protective Services be confirmed.

    MOTION CARRIED
  • MOTION
    Moved byCouncillor Woolley

    That the Minutes of the 2020 March 11 Regular Meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Community and Protective Services be confirmed.

     

    MOTION CARRIED

A presentation entitled "Presentation by Chief Constable Mark Neufeld", was electronically displayed and distributed with respect to Report CPS2020-0406.

Councillor Gondek left the Remote Meeting at 10:39 a.m. on May 13 and returned at 11:31 a.m. on May 13, during Item 7.2 CPS2020-0532.

Councillor Farrell rose on a Question of Privilege regarding temporarily disconnecting the public telephone bridge for this item.

  • MOTION
    Moved byCouncillor Farkas

    That with respect to Report CPS2020-0406, the following be approved:

    That Standing Policy Committee on Community and Protective Services recommend that Council receive this report for the Corporate Record.

     

    MOTION CARRIED

The following documents were electronically displayed and distributed with respect to Report CPS2020-0532:

  • A presentation entitled 'Banning Conversion Therapy: CPS2020-0532'
  • A presentation entitled 'Conversion Therapy in Canada, Dr. Kristopher Wells'

The following documents were electronically distributed with respect to Report CPS2020-0532:

  • A document entitled 'Conversion Therapy in Canada: The Roles and Responsibilities of Municipalities'
  • A document entitled 'Attach 11 - Letters 1-100'
  • A document entitled 'Attach 11 - Letters 101-200' 
  • An email from Salima Stanley-Bhanji
  • A document entitled 'Attach 11 - Letters 201-300'
  • A document entitled 'Attach 11 - Letters 301-400'
  • A document entitled 'Attach 11 - Letters 401-500'
  • A document entitled 'Attach 11 - Letters 501-584'
  • A document entitled 'Attach 11 - Letters 585-623'
  • A document entitled 'Attach 11 - Letters 624-1003'
  • Transcript from Jeremy Williamson
  • A Memo entitled "Banning Conversion Therapy CPS2020-0532 – Stakeholder Engagement"

​The following speakers addressed Committee with respect to Report CPS2020-0532:

1. Dr. Kristopher Wells

Councillor Farkas left the Remote Meeting at 11:56 a.m. on May 13 and returned at 03:50 p.m. on May 13.

Pursuant to Section 6(1) of the Procedure Bylaw 35M2017 and by General Consent, Commission suspended Section 78(2)(a), in order to complete Questions of Clarification prior to the scheduled lunch recess.

Committee recessed at 12:08 p.m. on May 13 and reconvened at 1:15 p.m. on May 13 with Councillor Carra in the Chair.
 
ROLL CALL
Councillor Farrell, Councillor Gondek, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Carra, Councillor Chu, Councillor Colley-Urquhart, Councillor Davison, Councillor Demong 
 

Councillor Davison rose on a Question of Priviledge with respect to clarifying the scope of the item for the public.

Councillor Colley-Urquhart rose on a question for the Clerk with respect to facilitating public participation.

2. Emmanuel Sanchez
 
Councillor Woolley joined the Remote Meeting at 1:28 p.m. on May 13.
 
3. Jonathan Taylor
4. Marty Moore
5. Keith Murray
6. Graeme Lauber
7. Salima Stanley-Bhanji
8. Jose Ramos
9. Chantelle Osborne
10. Jen Shukuda
11. Daniel Komori
12. Josh Gayle
13. Crystal Elliott
14. Jeremy Williamson
15. David Macphail
 
Councillor Magliocca rose on a Point of Order with respect to the process for facilitating remote participation of the public.
 
16. Colette Hofsink
 
Committee recessed at 3:15 p.m. on May 13 and reconvened at 3:45 p.m. on May 13 with Councillor Carra in the Chair.
 
ROLL CALL
Councillor Farrell, Councillor Gondek, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Carra, Councillor Chu, Councillor Colley-Urquhart, Councillor Davison, Councillor Demong, Councillor Woolley
 
17. Dave Levson
 
Councillor Woolley rose on a Point of Order with respect to the remarks made by the speaker.
 
18. Marie H
19. Brad Osborne
 
Councillor Woolley rose on a Point of Order with respect to the remarks made by the speaker.
 
Councillor Gondek left the Remote Meeting at 3:57 p.m. on May 13 and returned at 4:17 p.m on May 13.
 
20. Brandon Beavan
21. Leslie Montgomery
22. Pam Rocker
23. Dr. Ann Gillies
24. Ian Fraser
25. Arthur Schmidt
26. Ed Hoogerdyk
27. Dave Meyers 
28. Jason Caldwell
 
Councillor Woolley rose on a Point of Order with respect to the remarks made by the speaker.
 
29. Michelle Robinson 
30. Pastor Jon Lim 
31. Tanya Dale 
32. Grant Gunnink 
33. Dan Kowalczyk 
34. Christine Leonard
35. Jonathan Stolarchuk 
36. Sherryl Anderton 
 

ROLL CALL

Councillor Farkas, Councillor Farrell, Councillor Gondek, Councillor Carra, Councillor Chu, Councillor Colley-Urquhart, Councillor Davison, Councillor Demong, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Woolley

Committee recessed at 6:04 p.m. on May 13 and reconvened at 7:01 p.m. on May 13 with Councillor Carra in the Chair.

ROLL CALL

Councillor Farkas, Councillor Farrell, Councillor Gondek, Councillor Carra, Councillor Chu, Councillor Colley-Urquhart, Councillor Davison, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Woolley, Councillor Demong

37. Priscilla Lipp
38. Bryan Thiedemann 
39. Lucas van Boeschoten 
40. Romy Garrido 
41. Leah Nicholson
42. Mathew Shurka 
43. Daniel Love
44. James Bellamy-Henn
45. Colleen Shantz
46. Jason Fan
47. Jonathan Brower
48. Mary Beamish
49. Gerald Anderson
50. Chelsea Wrightson
51. Kent Priebe
52. Beau Shaw
53. Benjamin Ferland
54. Laura C
55. Craig Buroker
56. Tom Lipp
 
Moved by Councillor Woolley

That Committee recess today's meeting at 10:30 p.m. and continue at 1:00 p.m. on May 14, to hear from the remaining speakers currently registered with the City Clerk's Office. Members of the public may register to speak until 9:45 p.m. on May 13.

ROLL CALL VOTE:
For: (10): Councillor Carra, Councillor Woolley, Councillor Chu, Councillor Colley-Urquhart, Councillor Davison, Councillor Farkas, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Demong, Councillor Farrell, and Councillor Gondek

MOTION CARRIED
 
57. Judy Osborne
58. Jonathan Parks
59. Larry Heather
60. Joanne Edwards
61. Gabriela Carvalho
62. Chaz Smith
63. Graham Louden
64. Janis Irwin, MLA
65. Arif Hirani
 

Pursuant to Section 6(1) of the Procedure Bylaw 35M2017, as amended, Committee, by General Consent, suspended Section 78(1)(c) in order to complete the remainder of the current panel prior to the evening recess.


66. Caitlyn Spencer
 

Committee recessed at 10:36 p.m. on May 13 and reconvened at 1:00 p.m. on May 14 with Councillor Carra in the Chair.

ROLL CALL

Councillor Woolley, Councillor Carra, Councillor Chu, Councillor Colley-Urqhart, Councillor Davison, Councillor Demong, Councillor Farkas, Councillor Farrell, Councillor Gondek, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Davison

Committee reconvened at 1:00 p.m. on May 14 with Councillor Carra in the Chair.

ROLL CALL

Councillor Carra, Councillor Chu, Councillor Demong, Councillor Farkas, Councillor Farrell, Councillor Gondek, Councillor Magliocca, and Councillor Woolley.

67. Darlene Wurster
68. Brian Lavendar
69. Barry Danylak
70. Jennifer Shankland
71. Jennifer Knapton
72. Leslie Hill
73. Shelby Dewhirst
74. Caitlin Flegel
75. Sean Buckley
76. Mary Donly
77. James Demers
78. Stephane Youdom
79. Rachel Bensler
80. Christa Harris
81. Jennifer Takahashi
82. Jason Kingsley
83. John Craig
84. Matt Ashcroft
85. Catharine Williams
86. Anna Murphy
87. Shone Thistle
 
Pursuant to Section 6(1) of the Procedure Bylaw 35M2017 and by General Consent, Committee suspended Section 32(d) for Shone Thistle to provide an additional statement on behalf of Calgary Pride.
 
88. David Khan
 
Committee recessed at 3:16 p.m. on May 14 and reconvened at 3:45 p.m. on May 14 with Councillor Carra in the Chair.
 
ROLL CALL
 
Councillor Carra, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Woolley, Councillor Chu, Councillor Colley-Urquhart, Councillor Davison, Councillor Demong, Councillor Farkas, Councillor Gondek.
 
Committee, by General Consent, agreed to suspend section 78(2)(c) of the Procedure Bylaw to schedule the dinner recess from 7 – 8pm.  
 
89. Dr. Liza Lorenzetti
90. Veronica Chirino
91. Shafer Parker
92. Margaret Bryan
93. Herman Ng
94. Parker Chapple
95. Sarah Thomas
96. Chantelle Wakelin
 
Councillor Gondek left the Remote Meeting at 4:16 p.m. on May 14 and returned at 4:47 p.m on May 14.
 
97. Tony Snow
98. Nik Jarvis
99. Subi Subramanie
100. Willem Tabak
101. Harrison Clark
102. Mya Stanton
103. David Borkenhagen
 
Councillor Colley-Urquhart rose on a Point of Order, requesting that images contained in a public submission be removed from the Corporate Record. The Clerk ruled that, as they did not directly pertain to the item they would be removed.
 
104. Craig Hill
105. Elliot Rae Cormier
106. Grace Buchanan
107. Suzana Rymak
108. Reid Fiest
109. Caeleb Goff
110. Michele Suart
111. Archie Fields
112. Laura Carnegie
113. Aurora Bosiak
114. Tracy Wylie
115. Justin Menzies
116. Adam Lagace
117. Glenn Miguel
118. Mitch Graham
119. JC Rees
120. Garry Dick
 
Committee, by General Consent, allowed a final speaker, previously missed, to present.
 
121. Margaret Bryan
 
Committee recessed at 7:05 p.m. on May 14 and reconvened at 8:04 p.m. on May 14 with Councillor Carra in the Chair.
 
ROLL CALL
 
Councillor Carra, Councillor Chu, Councillor Davison, Councillor Demong, Councillor Farrell, Councillor Gondek, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Woolley.
 
Councillor Woolley rose on a Point of Order with respect to some Councillors Questions of Clarification. The Chair ruled that the questions were in order.
 
A clerical correction was noted on page 4 of Report CPS2020-0532 Attachment(s) by adding "7. Public Submissions batch 2", "8. Public Submissions batch 3", "9. Public Submissions batch 4", and "10. Public Submissions batch 5".
  • MOTION
    Moved byCouncillor Woolley

    That with respect to report CPS2020-0532, the following be approved:

    That the Standing Policy Committee on Community and Protective Services recommend that Council give three readings to the proposed Prohibited Businesses Bylaw (Attachment 1).

    For: (9)Councillor Carra, Councillor Woolley, Councillor Chu, Councillor Davison, Councillor Farkas, Councillor Magliocca, Councillor Demong, Councillor Farrell, and Councillor Gondek
    MOTION CARRIED
  • MOTION
    Moved byCouncillor Woolley

    That this meeting adjourn at 9:18 p.m.

    MOTION CARRIED

    THE FOLLOWING ITEMS HAVE BEEN FORWARDED TO THE 2020 MAY 25 COMBINED MEETING OF COUNCIL:

    CONSENT

    • Calgary Police Service Annual Report 2019, CPS2020-0406

    ITEMS FROM OFFICERS, ADMINISTRATION, AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

    • Banning Conversion Therapy, CPS2020-0532

    The next Regular Meeting of the Standing Policy Committee on Community and Protective Services is scheduled to be held, 2020 July 15 at 1:00 p.m.

    CONFIRMED BY COMMITTEE ON


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