2021 has been an unpredictable year. As the pandemic entered its second year, we often had to be incredibly quick to adapt to the ever-evolving situation around us. Despite these ongoing challenges, here is a snapshot of what we’ve done this year.
Councillor Rawlson King successfully presented a motion to trim the police budget to envision a new community well-being model that embraces shared responsibility between the city and the police for public safety.
Following an incident where the Orleans Minor Football Association clubhouse was vandalized and spray-painted with racial slurs, Councillor Rawlson King issued a statement as Council Liaison for Anti-Racism and Ethnocultural Relations Initiatives.
Councillor Rawlson King filed a notice of motion to phase out the use of gas-powered lawn equipment on City of Ottawa property.
Following instances of anti-Semitic and homophobic graffiti and posters around Ottawa, Councillor Rawlson King issued a statement on behalf of the United For All coalition.
Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Rawlson King were proud to present Overbrook resident Manock Lual with the 2021 Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching.