Reolutions for our 2019 AGM in Canoe

5. Resolutions2019AGM

Resolutions for Presentation to the 2019 AGM

PROVINCIAL

Number 1
Submitted by the Board
WHEREAS: The risk of getting shingles is growing and of serious concern for seniors, and
WHEREAS: The cost of the shingles vaccine is more than most seniors can afford, and
WHEREAS: The rising cost of medications, property taxes, ICBC, power, phone, gas, food, etc. continues to grow and our pensions are unable to keep pace, thus making it much more difficult for seniors to cover all of these increasing costs, and
WHEREAS: The Government of Ontario is reminding seniors who are turning 65 in 2017 that, starting January 1st, they will be eligible to get the shingles vaccine free of charge.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT: The Government of British Columbia, through the Medical Services Plan, cover the cost of the Shingles Vaccine for all Seniors over the age of 65.

NUMBER 2
Submitted by Branch 116 Passmore and Branch 46 Castlegar
WHEREAS: The B.C. Medical Services Plan pays $46.73 for one eye exam per year for Seniors aged 65 and over, and
WHEREAS: The cost for an eye exam in B.C. exceeds this amount, making if difficult for most seniors to afford.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT: The Government of British Columbia through the Medical Services Plan provide an annual free service for eye examinations for all seniors age 55 and over.

NUMBER 3
Submitted by Branch 116 Passmore and Branch 46 Castlegar
WHEREAS: As we age, our hearing diminishes, causing our quality of life to deteriorate, and
WHEREAS: The cost of hearing aids is more than most seniors can afford.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT: The Government of British Columbia through the Medical Services Plan, provide a subsidy towards the cost of purchasing hearing aids for all seniors age 55 and over.

 

Agenda for 2019 AGM in Canoe

2. Agenda

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See you in Canoe, May 2 – 4

*** THURSDAY May 2nd, Registration 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Canoe Seniors Centre

*** FRIDAY May 3rd, Canoe Seniors Centre

REGISTRATION: – 8:00 am. To 9:00 a.m.

CALL TO ORDER – 9:00 a.m. O’ Canada

Reciting of the seniors’ Prayer

A Moment of Silence for our deceased members

EXECUTIVE & DIRECTORS INTRODUCTION Gale Detta, President

INVOCATION – Myron Crown

HOST WELCOME – John Lund, President Branch 92

ADDRESS OF WELCOME President Gale Detta

GREETINGS FROM Mayor of Salmon Arm – Allan Harrison

GREETINGS FROM Member of Parliament – Mel Arnold

GREETINGS FROM Member of Legislative Assembly – Greg Kyllo

ADDITIONAL GREETINGS READ

GROUND RULES FOR CONVENTION

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA FOR THE 66TH, ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

ACCEPTANCE OF THE MINUTES OF THE 2O18 CONVENTION

Coffee Break 10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

10:30 am – Speaker Isobel Mackenzie, B.C. Seniors Advocate

11:30 am – Questions to Isobel Mackenzie

Lunch 12:00 p.m. to l: 00 p.m.

1:00 pm – Corryn Grayston   Chamber of Commerce

1:30 pm – Recline Ridge Winery Tour

HOST NIGHT 6:00 p.m. Dinner

7:00 p.m. Entertainment – Joe Green – Piano

 

* * * SATURDAY May 4th – Canoe Seniors Centre

OPENING – 9:00 a.m.

O Canada

SPEAKERS – 9:00 a.m.

Fiona Harris – Shuswap Hospital Foundation (45 Minutes)

John Lund – Short history of Canoe (30 Minutes)

Coffee Break l0:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

SPEAKERS – 10:30 am

Marilyn Bjorkman – Seniors Resource Centre (45 Minutes)

Zoe Stevens, Notary – Personal Planning Documents (45 Minutes)

Lunch 12:00 p.m. to l: 00 p.m.

ROLL CALL OF BRANCHES Wilbur Wostradowski

TREASURER’S REPORT – Secretary/Treasurer Ralph White.

RESOLUTIONS – Arnold Amonson

OLD BUSINESS –

WEBSITE – Lorraine Bradford

ELECTIONS OF OFFICERS – Wilbur Wostradowski

NEW BUSINESS

PLACE AND DATE FOR YEAR 2020 CONVENTION

– – – – Hand in Evaluation Sheets

BANQUET 6:00 p.m.

Installation of Officers – Myron Crown

Raffle Ticket Draw

Entertainment – Native Singers and Dancers.

* * * SUNDAY May 5th, Post Conference Board Meeting

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Canoe Seniors Centre