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2015 Annual General Meeting

Our 2015 Annual General Meeting was held at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 28th, 2015, at the Bowen Island Community School (1041 Mt. Gardner Road).

This year we continued our tradition of a guest presentation after the formal business meeting.

10:00 am: Formal business meeting

The formal portion of the meeting included:

  1. Approval of the AGM Agenda
  2. Approval of Minutes of the 2014 AGM
  3. Report from the Chair
  4. Consideration and adoption of the Financial Statements (required for filing the annual report to the government)
  5. Directors: election of new and returning directors

10:45 am: Coffee break

11:00 am: “Safe and Sustainable Shipping–What does it Take?”

This presentation was made by by Richard Wiefelspuett, Executive Director, Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping.

Clear Seas is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides impartial and evidence-based research to inform the public and policy makers about marine shipping in Canada, including risks, mitigation measures, and best practices for safe and sustainable marine shipping. Clear Seas’ vision for safe and sustainable shipping is holistic, encompassing environmental, social and economic impacts of the shipping industry.

Richard has kindly made his presentation available to us (this copy does not include the embedded video).