AMPA 2016 #ClimateAction Motions

MAC 227-16

BE IT RESOLVED THAT AMPA direct the Provincial Executive and the OTF Governors to request the OTPP and OMERS Board of Directors to direct asset managers to stop any new investment in fossil fuel public equities and corporate bonds within 2 years, as determined by the ‘Carbon Underground 200’.

PEN 203-16 (This will be split into two motions – a policy motion and an action motion.)

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Policy 10.7 be amended by the addition of a new subsection that reads:

“It is the policy of OSSTF that the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) and the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) should not invest in fossil fuel companies. Specifically, the OTPP and OMERS should stop any new investments in fossil fuel public equities and corporate bonds as determined by the ‘Carbon Underground 200’ and should promote divestment until it is achieved.”

BYL 245-16

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Bylaw 9.5.2 be amended by the insertion of a new subsection that reads:

“No part of the Internal Investment Fund shall be invested in fossil fuel companies. Specifically, the Internal Investment Fund should strive to divest from fossil fuel public equities and corporate bonds within 2 years as determined by ‘The Carbon Underground 200’.”

MAC 224-16

BE IT RESOLVED THAT OSSTF communicate to the Federal Government and the public that OSSTF opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, and state unequivocally that the Canadian Government should not be signatories to the TPP and/or should not ratify the TPP.

MAC 226-16

Cost Estimate: $10,000

BE IT RESOLVED THAT AMPA establish a work group that will investigate ways to support the education and community needs of refugees in Ontario.

The work group will be composed of the following: a) three bargaining unit presidents/leaders, with an interest in human rights, as selected by the Provincial Executive from applications; b) one Provincial CPAC member; c) one Provincial Executive member, assigned by the President; d) the Secretariat Liaisons assigned to CPAC.

The Work Group will report to Provincial Council, as appropriate, and submit an interim report with recommendations to AMPA 2017 and a final report with recommendations to AMPA 2018.

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