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May 10, 2015 – Mother’s Day

I want to take this opportunity to salute mothers everywhere on this Mother’s Day, May 10, 2015.

There is no job more satisfying and yet, more demanding than that of a mother. Mothers, the world over, regardless of their circumstance, share a collective goal – to provide the best possible life for their children. Throughout history, mothers have shown courage and strength in meeting the challenges facing their communities and societies. They have often led by example and effected social change.

May 7, 2015 – Council voted to recognize the Armenian genocide

Council voted to recognize the Armenian genocide

 

…. Despite objections from Mammoliti and members of the Turkish community in the public gallery, council voted to recognize the Armenian genocide, at the request of new Councillor Jim Karygiannis. Though Karygiannis and Mammoliti are newfound council allies, there were no words exchanged over the unusual break in allegiances…..

May 6, 2015 – Recognition of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide at City of Toronto Council

I want to thank members of the Canadian Armenian Community for their support with respect to Motion MM6.7, which was on the agenda of the May 6, 2015 meeting of Toronto City Council.

Motion MM6.7 which I moved, was seconded by Councillor De Baeremaeker and asked City Council to recognized the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

Banning Uber app on city-owned phones on agenda as council resumes meeting

Banning Uber app on city-owned phones on agenda as council resumes meeting

CP24.com  May 6, 2015 Chris Fox

A motion to ban city employees from downloading the Uber app to their work phone and an Ombudsman report that raises serious questions about the conduct of city hall security during Rob Ford’s mayoral tenure are both on the agenda today as city council wraps up a two-day meeting.