Annual Meeting of Members, Council of Canadians

Annual Meeting of Members

The Council of Canadians held our Annual Meeting of Members on June 20, 2021. The 2022 meeting date will be posted here in November.

Image of online meeting screen

At the meeting, members will join the Board and staff to:

  • Receive an update on work completed in the past year
  • Submit, discuss, and vote on resolutions impacting the Council’s future work
  • Meet and vote to elect members to the Board of Directors
  • Receive and vote on the audited statements

AMM Process and timeline

  • May 25 - Deadline for Board nominations and resolutions
  • May 27 - Membership deadline
  • May 28 – Registration open
  • June 7-17 – Resolution ranking
  • June 12 – Resolutions Town Hall
  • June 16 – Registration deadline
  • June 20 – Annual Meeting of Members

Agenda

Eastern Standard TimeBusiness
SESSION 1:
12:00-12:05 p.m. Opening welcome, territorial acknowledgement
12:05-12:20 p.m.Agenda review & logistics:
Zoom logistics – Motion to adopt the agenda
Motion to adopt Rules of Conduct for the AMM
Motion to adopt the minutes of the previous meeting (June 2020)
12:40-1:00 p.m.Report of the Chair
1:00-1:30 p.m.Report of the Co-EDs
Chapter Task Force Report | Cover letter | Report on progress made on Chapter Task Force Recommendations
1:30-1:45 p.m.Break
SESSION 2:
1:45-2:00 p.m.Treasurer Report:
Report of the Treasurer – Audited financial statements
Motion to receive the report
Motion to approve the auditor for 2021/2022
2:00-3:30 p.m. Resolutions – Resolutions Package | Ranking Results
3:30-3:45 p.m.Break
SESSION 3:
3:45-4:45 p.m.Resolutions (cont.)
4:45- 5:15 p.m.Reporting of the Nominating Committee – Report
Closing Remarks

Members will rank and debate resolutions submitted by the broader membership and chapter base. Voting to rank the resolutions will take place from June 7 to June 11.

After reviewing the nomination forms, the Nominating Committee found that five candidates met the criteria/qualifications set out in the bylaws. They are listed below (Download candidates bios):
  • Joe Mihevc
  • Deedee Slye
  • Steven Staples
  • Navjeet Sidhu
  • Nita Grass
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All members must register by June 16 to participate in the AMM.

If you have any questions about the AMM, please email us at amm@canadians.org, or call us toll-free at 1-800-387-7177.