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Advocates asking for Indigenous-specific seat on Hamilton Council – The Hamilton Independent

July 2, 2024

The addition of another voting member to Hamilton Council would have to be approved by the Province of Ontario since it requires changes to the Municipal Act.

A local advocacy group called Circle of Beads is asking for an Indigenous-specific seat on Hamilton City Council and recently delegated to Council on the matter.

The addition of another voting member to Hamilton Council would have to be approved by the Province of Ontario since it requires changes to the Municipal Act.

Thus, Circle of Beads has asked that, in the interim, the City establish a non-voting advisory seat on Council for a member of Hamilton’s urban Indigenous community.

Read More: https://hamiltonindependent.ca/advocates-asking-for-indigenous-specific-seat-on-hamilton-council/

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