Agnes Macphail Award
Community Selection Committee
The East York Community Council recommends that the Membership of the
AgnesMacphail Award Community Selection Committee be amended by striking out
No. (2) from the Membership List embodied in the report dated May 17, 1999, from
Mrs.LornaKrawchuk, Chairperson, Agnes Macphail Committee, and inserting in lieu
thereof the following new No.(2):
"the MPP (or representative) for the ridings of Broadview-Greenwood and Beaches-East
The East York Community Council submits the following report (May 17, 1999) from
Mrs.Lorna Krawchuk, Chairperson, Agnes Macphail Committee:
At its meeting held on October 28, 1999, City Council approved the following
recommendation with respect to the Community Council selection Committee for the annual
Agnes Macphail Award:
(1)the MPP (or representative) for the riding of York East or such other riding as deemed
appropriate by East York Community Council should redistribution of ward boundaries occur.
It is recommended that the East York Community Council adopt the following
"That the MPP (or representative) for the riding of Broadview - Greenwood and Beaches-East
York be added to the list of Community Selection Committee members."
At is meeting of October 14, 1999, the East York Community Council endorsed a revised
Community Selection Committee for the annual Agnes Macphail Award. The revised
membership now includes:
(1)the MP (or representative) for the riding of Don Valley West (the riding which she lived);
(2)the MPP (or representative) for the riding of York East or such other riding as deemed
appropriate by the East York Community Council should redistribution of the ward
(3)one East York citizen who is a current or former member of a Council-appointed board or
committee - to be appointed by the East York Community Council;
(4)one former member of the Borough of East York Council - to be appointed by the East
York Community Council; and
(5)all previous winners of the Agnes Macphail Award.
At its meeting held on April 22, 1999, the East York Agnes Macphail Committee met and
discussed how to address the loss of the provincial riding of York East and its effect on the
Community Selection Committee.
After much discussion, the committee agreed to replace the one Provincial representative with
the two Provincial representatives for the southern portion of East York.
On June 4, 1999, East York will be divided into three ridings both Federally and Provincially:
(1)Don Valley West covers Leaside, Thorncliffe Park and Governor's Bridge;
(2)Broadview - Greenwood covers East York west of Coxwell Avenue; and
(3)Beaches - East York covers East York east of Coxwell Avenue to Victoria Park.
Participation from each riding is welcome. Federally the MP from Don Valley West
participates. Provincially, the committee is seeking participation from both the MPP of
Broadview - Greenwood and Beaches - East York. The goal is to have all of East York
The Agnes Macphail Award is a significant one. Key to the process is the Community
I plan to attend on Wednesday, May 26, 1999, and request permission to address the East
York Community Council at approximately 10:30 a.m.
Mrs. Lorna Krawchuk
East York Agnes Macphail Committee
Phone: (416) 425-4431
Mrs. Lorna Krawchuk, Chair, Agnes Macphail Committee, appeared before the East York
Community Council in connection with the foregoing matter.