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2021 Annual General Meeting

AGM 2021 2

Paddle Canada’s Annual General Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Sunday, April 10, 2022.

The AGM will take the form of an online webinar. Participants may join by computer (mobile or tablet) or by phone.

An agenda, 2021 audited financial statement, and committee reports will be shared prior to the AGM with all those participating in the meeting.  The minutes and all supporting documents will be posted on the Paddle Canada website following the meeting.

The AGM invite, with the dial-in information, will be sent to all current Paddle Canada members eligible to vote on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Please ensure the email you have registered on the member’s site is correct as that is the one we will send the login details to.

Draft Agenda:

  • Approval of the Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes 2020
  • Business arising from past AGM Minutes
  • 2021 Year in Review Reports: Presidents and Executive Directors Annual Report, Committees and Director Reports
  • Acceptance of 2021 Financial Statements and Treasurer Report
  • Appointment of the Accountants (Treasurer)
  • Approval of amendments to Bylaws
  • Board of Director Elections 2021
  • New Business

IIf you have an agenda item to be added, please send an email to [email protected] for consideration under New Business. Please submit by noon EDT on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.

Amendments to Paddle Canada Bylaws

Ontario’s Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) replaced Ontario’s Corporations Act on October 19, 2021. This change created an opportunity for Paddle Canada to review our bylaws, and upon review, we identified a few areas that needed addressing to ensure we are compliant with the new act. Please review this document to understand the amendments. The first column outlines the current Bylaws, the second column shows the proposed change and the third column explains the reason for the change. Most of the changes are cleaner language, the intent of the bylaw itself has not changed. In those cases, the third column has been left blank. Any bylaw that has a proposed change has a brief explanation of the rationale.