Recommendation: That the proposed by-law, to
provide for the licensing and regulation of methadone clinics and methadone
pharmacies BE REFERRED back to Civic Administration for further
consideration and refinement;
it being noted that the Public Safety
Committee heard the attached presentation from the Manager, Bylaw
Enforcement, and received a written submission from W. Dickson, on behalf of
the Woodfield Community Association, dated March 5, 2012;
it being pointed out that at the public
participation meeting associated with this matter, the following individuals
made an oral submission in connection therewith;
H. Kussner, WeirFoulds LLP, representing Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. - providing
comments as outlined in the attached communication.
Irwin, 1314 Basswood - indicating concerns with by-law enforcement.
Dier-Witherford, on behalf of the Woodfield Community Association, noting the
points in the above-noted Woodfield Community Association submission and
adding personal comments related to problems with existing clinic locations in
the City, including police, storefronts, public drug use etc.
Patton, Patton Cormier & Associates, representing Ontario Addiction
Treatment Centres – indicating the following concerns with the legality of
within the by-law, with respect to a daily log; it being noted that on page
96 of the report it does not state the log cannot have names and on page 102,
section 6.1 it states that the log cannot have names;
of the by-law, section 6.1 (a) and 6.1 (b) with respect to references to
client and patient; it being noted the wording is vague.
by-laws reliance on external documentation.