Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual Meeting
Minutes: June 3, 2021 Women's Advisory Committee Minutes (PDF)
In accordance with the July 29, 2020 direction of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing under section 14 of the Emergency Management Act, this meeting is being held virtually. Draft minutes of this meeting will be made available on halifax.ca within three business days.
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mi’kmaq Land Acknowledgment
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – May 6, 2021
3. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND
4. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES
5. CALL FOR DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTERESTS
6. CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS – NONE
7. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
7.3 Presentations – NONE
8. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE
9.1.1 Regional Plan Review: Themes & Directions Report Presentation [PDF]
9.1.2 Update on GBA+ from Office of Diversity and Inclusion
9.1.3 Update on Office of Diversity and Inclusion
9.2.1 Anti-Asian Racism – gender-based data collection [PDF]
That Women’s Advisory Committee recommend Executive Standing Committee recommend that Regional Council request the Chief Administrative Officer, through the UN Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces Programme, to consider the impact of anti-Asian racism on women’s experiences of safety in public spaces and explore ways to identify and collect race-based data about these experiences.
9.2.2 Information Resources to Support Safety of Women of Asian Descent [PDF]
That the Women’s Advisory Committee recommend Executive Standing Committee request a staff report on the provision of information resources to support the safety of women of Asian descent in public spaces in the Halifax region.
9.2.3 Update on Halifax Regional Council activities
10. ADDED ITEMS
11. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – July 8, 2021
1.Shape Your City Regional Plan Review Website on Halifax.ca
2.Information Item No.2 to Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee May 20, 2021 titled Case22257: Regional Plan Review – Themes and Directions Report [PDF]