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Official Notice: Don’t miss CHF Canada’s 2020 Virtual AGM

Published April 29, 2020

Official Notice: Don’t miss CHF Canada’s 2020 Virtual AGM

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the physical distancing requirements across the country, CHF Canada will be holding a Virtual AGM on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. ET.

The virtual meeting “doors” will open at 12:30 p.m. ET to allow participants to test their setups and try a test vote. The National Business Meeting will start at 1:30 p.m. ET and the Ontario Members’ Meeting will follow immediately after.

Who can attend

Members of CHF Canada in good standing as of 12:00 p.m. ET on June 11, 2020 may appoint a Delegate to attend the Virtual AGM. Observers are also welcome to attend the meeting, but will not have the right to vote or be heard.

To register, go to the Virtual AGM website.

There is no registration fee for members to attend the Virtual AGM.

Agenda proposal

National Business Meeting

  1. Welcome
  2. Technical meeting details (how to participate)
  3. Call to order
  4. Establishment of quorum
  5. Appointment of the Chairperson
  6. Approval of the agenda
  7. Special Resolution 1: Electronic Member Meetings
  8. Approval of the 2019 minutes
  9. Special Resolution 2: Unified and Effective Governance
  10. Financial Resolutions:
    1. Receive the audited financial statements
    2. Appointment of Auditors
    3. 2021 Schedule of Dues
    4. Receive 2020 operating budget and 2021 forecast
  11. Elections
  12. Announcements Election Results and Returning Board of Directors
  13. Adjournment of the National Business Meeting

Ontario Members’ Meeting

  1. Welcome
  2. Technical meeting details (reminder)
  3. Call to order
  4. Establishment of quorum
  5. Appointment of the Chairperson
  6. Approval of the agenda and 2019 Ontario Members’ Meeting minutes
  7. Special Resolution R1: Unified and Effective Governance
  8. Adjournment of the Ontario Members’ Meeting

Resolutions and reports for the virtual AGM

The Virtual AGM website lists resolutions to be considered at the National Business Meeting and the Ontario Members’ Meeting:

Here, you’ll also have access to other reports for the Virtual AGM, such as:

Elections

Biographies and photos of each of the declared candidates can be found on the Democracy webpage. Candidates have been invited to provide short introduction videos, which will be posted on this webpage as they are received.

Technical information

To join the Virtual AGM, you will need:

  • a  computer or smartphone
  • an Internet connection
  • the latest version of Chrome or Firefox Internet browser

Every year, some delegates tell us that they’ve had trouble getting their resolutions package before the annual meeting. Please make sure to pass along this information to your delegate and any others interested in the AGM.

If you have questions or need more information, please visit the Virtual AGM website or call us toll-free at 1‑800‑465‑2752 or email info@chfcanada.coop.


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