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Minutes of Council Meetings

Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of the Ontario College of Teachers held via teleconference on May 4, 2009 in Council Chamber A, 6th Floor, 121 Bloor Street East, Toronto

Table of Contents

1. Call to Order/Welcome

2. Agenda

3. Conflict of Interest

4. Business

5. College Facility Purchase

6. Adjournment

Present via Teleconference: Danny Anckle, Madhu Bhardwaj, Gabrielle Blais, Paul Brazeau, Tammy Bush, Don Cattani (Chair), Monique Châteauvert, Brian Doubleday, Cynthia Farrar, Dean Favero, Laura Featherstone, Rosemary Fontaine, Nick Forte, Dobi-Dawn Frenette, E. Clyde Glasgow, Mel Greif, Gordon Hough, Garry Humphreys, Annilee Jarvis (Vice-Chair), Bill Kirkwood, Anne Marie Levesque, Bill Matheson, Heather Nagy, Tanya Roberts, Susan Robertson, Pauline Smart, John Tucker, Henry Tyndorf, Hanno Weinberger, Sharon Young Kipp, Lise Roy-Kolbusz (Interim Registrar)

Regrets: Greg Anderson, Brent Hamelin, Peter Joong, Alison Morawek, Jacques Pavesi, Ruth Ann Penny, Jacques Tremblay

Staff: Margaret Aubé, Francine Dutrisac (Acting Deputy Registrar), Myrtle Herzenberg, Joe Jamieson, Michael Kaptein, Richard Lewko, Michelle Longlade, Charlie Morrison, Katherin Platt, Linda Zaks-Walker

1. Call to Order/Welcome

The Chair, Don Cattani, called the meeting to order at 4:50 p.m. and welcomed all present.

2. Agenda (GC20090504-67, Revised)

The Chair advised the members that the Agenda had been revised to include two additional items under Business:

Item 4.2 College Facility Purchase

Item 4.3 Regulation 298/90, Operation of Schools (Education Act)

It was moved by Laura Featherstone, seconded by Don Cattani, and

CARRIED,

That the revised Agenda for the Special Meeting of Council held on May 4, 2009 be approved.

Voting Poll:

For

Against

Danny Anckle

Madhu Bhardwaj

Gabrielle Blais

Paul Brazeau

Tammy Bush

Don Cattani

Monique Châteauvert

Brian Doubleday

Cynthia Farrar

Dean Favero

Laura Featherstone

Rosemary Fontaine

Nick Forte

Dobi-Dawn Frenette

Euril (Clyde) Glasgow

Mel Greif

Gord Hough

Garry Humphreys

Annilee Jarvis

William (Bill) Kirkwood

Anne Marie Levesque

Bill Matheson

Heather Nagy

Tanya Roberts

Susan Robertson

Pauline Smart

John Tucker

Henry Tyndorf

Hanno Weinberger

Sharon Young Kipp

For: 30

Against: 0

Absent: 7

3. Conflict of Interest

No conflicts were declared.

4. Business

4.1 Report of the Human Resources Committee — Recruitment of the Deputy Registrar (GC20090504-68C)

It was moved by Rosemary Fontaine, seconded by Cynthia Farrar, and

CARRIED,

That Council move into an in camera session pursuant to section 8 (3)(d) of the College’s Act, with members of Council, the Interim Registrar and appropriate staff present.

Roll Call Vote:

For

Against

Danny Anckle

Madhu Bhardwaj

Gabrielle Blais

Paul Brazeau

Tammy Bush

Don Cattani

Monique Châteauvert

Brian Doubleday

Cynthia Farrar

Dean Favero

Laura Featherstone

Rosemary Fontaine

Nick Forte

Dobi-Dawn Frenette

Euril (Clyde) Glasgow

Mel Greif

Gord Hough

Garry Humphreys

Annilee Jarvis

William (Bill) Kirkwood

Anne Marie Levesque

Bill Matheson

Heather Nagy

Tanya Roberts

Susan Robertson

Pauline Smart

John Tucker

Henry Tyndorf

Hanno Weinberger

Sharon Young Kipp

For: 30

Against: 0

Absent: 7

Council moved into an in camera session at 4:52 p.m.

Staff left the room at this time with the exception of the Lise Roy-Kolbusz, Richard Lewko and the recorder, Myrtle Herzenberg.

Council moved out of the in camera session at 5:25 p.m.

4.2 Regulation 298/90, Operation of Schools (Education Act)

The Interim Registrar advised members that ministry officials had informed her that changes would be made to Regulation 298/90, which would include restricted subjects. Any changes to Regulation 298/00 would be as a result of Labour Mobility requirements as a result of the Agreement on Internal Trade. She noted that the government had advised her of their intention to consult stakeholders in late May on this matter. Following the ministry’s consultation, the matter of the transfer of Temporary Letters of Approval to the ministry will be discussed further.

5. College Facility Purchase

It was agreed that the following matter be an item on the June 4-5, 2009 Council meeting Agenda:

The purchase of future growth space at the College facility.

6. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 5:30 p.m.

Signed: Chair, Don Cattani

Signed: Interim Registrar, Lise-Roy-Kolbusz

Dated:

Dated:

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