Edmonton AC Meeting Minutes – January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017

Called to Order 17:32

Present: Darlene Lewis, Kim Haynes, Freada Vamvounis-Clarke

Staff Present: Karoline Klug

Regrets: Chris Beaton, Stasi L’Hirondelle

Adoption of the Agenda

Kim requested to amend the minutes to add the motion to have the bank account updated for all 4 members of the executive to have signing authority.

Motion brought forward to update the bank account, 2nd Dragana

Karoline: there are still outstanding bills to be paid from the solidarity Breakfast.

Kim: keep receipts for parking and light meals under $10 for reimbursement.

Discussion on PRC meeting. Original budget was defeated.

Scholarship in the name of Judy Shannon for $10,000 a year for someone from PPC to attend.

Darlene gave an overview of some of the debated resolutions.  Resolutions will be emailed for review.

There were about 5 blocks of people attending the women’s march.

Ideas for this year:

2017 Habitat for Humanity

Area Council Solidarity Brunch


Sponsor a family (does not only have to be a one year commitment.

Funds outstanding to Nina, Karoline & Kim.

Discussed Campaign to Ban Asbestos. Canada no longer exports Asbestos, but still imports it. Encourage locals to give members cards to sign and send to PM office.

Karoline- to update Rona Ambrose on MP list.

Scan and Send resolutions and past minutes for banking information.

Also RO will possibly be offering a course on lobbying consisting of ½ day of techniques, and ½ day of facts and figures.

Adjournment 6:58.