Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Sail Canada Annual General Meeting of the Membership – October 26, 2013

Notice of Motion

By-law Changes – Transition to the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Pursuant to Sections 8.8 (e) and 20.1 of the Sail Canada by-laws dated October 27, 2012, the following motions are proposed by the Board of Directors as part of the business to be conducted at the Annual General Meeting, October 26, 2013:


1.    The directors of Sail Canada / Voile Canada (the “Association”) are authorized and directed to make an application under section 297 of the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (the “NFP Act”) to the Director appointed under the NFP Act for a Certificate of Continuance of the Association;

2.    The Articles of Continuance (transition) of the Association, which are attached to the notice of this meeting, are approved;

3.    By-laws listed below (affecting the Articles of Continuance) are amended as described in Annex A which is attached to this resolution and the notice of meeting:

a.    By-law 3.1 – Statement of Purpose & Objectives (section 6 of the Articles)
b.    By-law 9.7 – Vacancies/Minimum number of directors (section 5 of the Articles)
c.    By-law 7.1 – Membership Structure (section 8 of the Articles)
d.    By-law 7.2 – Applications for Membership
e.    By-law 8.10 – Voting at Meetings of Members (section 8 of the Articles)

4.    Any one of the officers and directors of the Association is authorized to take all such actions and execute and deliver all such documentation, including Articles of Continuance (transition) and the notice of registered office and of directors in the forms fixed by the Directors, which are necessary or desirable for the implementation of this resolution.

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