December 2021 → May 2022

Analytical Survey of Past/Existing City of Ottawa Commemorative Programs and Policies

A survey of the gaps, opportunities and obstacles for the implementation of a unified, comprehensive, and standard municipal commemoration (including naming) policy will be undertaken. 

January → April 2022

Indigenous engagement with the Algonquin Anishinabe Host Nation and Urban First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals and communities in Ottawa

Indigenous engagement activities will be organized to receive input from the Algonquin Anishinabe Host Nation as well as from Urban First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals and communities in Ottawa.

March 2022

First draft of Municipal Commemoration Policy

March 31 2022

Sixth Municipal Commemoration Policy Advisory Group Meeting

April 2022

Bilingual Public Engagement Session

A bilingual public engagement session will be held to build awareness and to receive resident input and feedback in the fall of 2021.

September 2022

Municipal Commemoration Policy submitted to City Council for Approval