Dear Food Secure Canada Members,

We hope that many of you will be able to join us for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year, in Montreal, on Friday, November 10th from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. The AGM is taking place on the same day as our Feast of Ideas events – check out the program.

Agenda for Food Secure Canada AGM

Friday, November 10th 2017, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Location: Agora Hydro-Québec (CO-R500) of Coeur des sciences pavilion at UQÀM

                175, avenue du Président-Kennedy

                Montreal, Québec, H2X 3P2

                (Place-des-arts Metro)

  • Call to order and introduction
  • Appointment of minute taker
  • Notice of meeting
  • Establishment of quorum
  • Voting procedure and explanation of consensus
  • Adoption of Agenda
  • Adoption of Minutes of AGM of October 16th, 2016
  • Report from the Chair: Aart Shuurman Hess
  • Report from the ED: Diana Bronson
  • Report from the Treasurer: Wendy Roscoe
    • Treasurer’s report
    • Adoption of Financial Statements for FY Sept 1 2015 to Aug 31 2016
    • Review of budget for FY Sept 1, 2017 to Aug 31, 2018
    • Appointment of auditor for FY Sept 1 2017 to Aug 31 2018
  • Election of new Board of Directors (Nominations committee)
  • Adjournment of Business meeting

All documents for the AGM will be on our website shortly.

The AGM will be preceded by the Feast of Ideas Symposium for food innovation, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm ;

And followed by the festive evening Feast of Ideas, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

Election of new Board of Directors

The results of the Board election are in! Thank you to all of you who have participated in the nominations process for the constitution of the new Board of Directors of Food Secure Canada (FSC).

The nominations committee, composed of Elisabeth Abergel, Diana Bronson, Paul Taylor, Lucia Stephen and Susan Roberts proposed a slate of nominations that was then approved by actual Board of Directors. This slate will be presented to FSC members during our AGM on November 10th to be ratified by those present.

The slate proposed is: Joan Brady (ON), Kristina Craig (YT), Susanna Klassen (BC), Joseph Leblanc (ON), Mary Lou Morgan (ON), Nancy Neamtan (QC), Susan Roberts (AB), Wendy Roscoe (QC), Satya Ramen (NS), Paul Taylor (BC), Ryan Turnbull (ON).

We hope to see you all at the AGM in Montreal!


Diana Bronson

Executive Director

Food Secure Canada