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COVID-19 & return to normal: when restrictions lift, most would wait at least two weeks before resuming routines Parks and workplaces top the list of places Canadians would like to see re-opened first April 20, 2020 – As debates simmer over how to continue to squash the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 without […]
by Dr. Aland Wolfelt Have you noticed a number of people are saying some variation on, “I just can’t WAIT until these restrictions are lifted”? The trouble is, in our fast-paced, hurry-up culture, we’re not good at waiting. Waiting for a streaming movie to buffer, waiting to restock our larders, waiting to see how the […]
How can your gift impact an individual who is deafblind? Read how the National Support Fund assisted Penny in obtaining equipment necessary for her to be able to actively participate in meetings. #GivingChallengeCA
For those members who are unable to participate in the virtual meeting, but who would like to have their vote count, we encourage you to visit our AGM page and download/submit the proxy form to our main office as soon as possible.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the upcoming 45th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Deafblind Association on...
Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm EST
Because of the COVID pandemic, the AGM will be offered via Zoom to all who would be interested in attending. A Registration Form can be obtained from our website, you may register online, or by contacting the National Office. Meeting registrants will be sent a link via e-mail to enable attendance.
There may be Director-at-Large positions open for 2020 - 22 on the CDBA National Board of Directors. Should you know of a CDBA member (nominees must be members 30 days prior to the Annual General Meeting) who would be a suitable candidate that you would like to nominate and who would be willing to let their name stand for election, a Nomination Form is available on the CDBA National website. Information regarding the time commitment and the individual knowledge and skill set required of National board members can be obtained by contacting our executive director Tom McFadden at the CDBA National Office. Should you be unable to attend the meeting in person, please make your vote count by filling out a Proxy Form, also available at our website.
As always, in addition to my President’s Report as well as year-end summaries from Executive Director Tom McFadden, auditor Peter Shennett, and our Chapters, there will be several other important matters to discuss and be decided. We really hope you will free up some time to join us on Saturday, September 26, 2020 for our 45th Annual General Meeting.