As you are likely aware, the 2020 AWMAC National Convention scheduled for June 2020 has been cancelled. Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) was to be incorporated into this event, and subsequently, we planned to hold the AGM virtually on the same date.
However, we have come to understand that the current bylaws do not permit us to hold an AGM by electronic means at this time. To address this issue, we have applied to Corporations Canada for an extension to hold the AGM at a later date.
AWMAC confirms that an extension to hold the 2020 AGM on or before December 31, 2020, has been granted.
An important email containing a Special Resolution will be sent to all voting members in July. This Special Resolution will contain amendments to the bylaws, which will enable us to hold an AGM by electronic means. To pass this Special Resolution, all voting members must vote in favour of the bylaw amendments.
Additional information will be provided upon release of the Special Resolution.
We thank you for your patience as we work through this process and hope to share information with you very soon.
Please check back for AGM as they become available.
The AWMAC Board develops, approves, and maintains a two-year strategic plan. But the work doesn’t end there. The Board reviews the strategic plan annually to make the necessary adjustments based on progress-to-date and changes in the industry.
AWMAC’s Executive Director is responsible for developing and implementing an internal operational plan and supporting budget, with final Board approval.
On May 31, 2014, AWMAC’s Members attending the 2014 Annual General Meeting gave their unanimous approval for AWMAC to transition from its original incorporation under the Canada Corporations Act, Part II to the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. AWMAC duly submitted the required documents to Industry Canada.
On June 11, 2014, Industry Canada issued AMWAC its Certificate of Continuance.
As stated in the Articles of Continuance, the purpose of AWMAC is to:
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