2024 CMPA Annual Meeting

Event format
In-person and virtual

In-person and virtual

No cost
Free for members

Registration is open

CMPA members are invited to attend the 2024 Annual Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia or virtually by webcast. To vote or ask questions, membership must be active on August 14, 2024.

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All times listed are Atlantic Time

Networking Lunch (in-person attendees) - 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. AT

Annual Meeting - 2:00 – 4:15 p.m. AT

Meet the presenters

  • Opening remarks and call to order
  • Traditional Mi’kmaw welcome and opening address
  • A year in review
  • 2023 Report of the Audit Committee
  • 2023 Financial report
  • 2025 Aggregate fees by region
  • 2024 Council election results
  • Q&A for members

Supporting materials

Break - 10 minutes

  • Governance review
    • Governance review information session
    • Governance review discussion and Q&A
    • Vote on motion - Be it resolved that:
      The Modernizing CMPA Governance: Governance Review Report [PDF], dated July 12, 2024, is received and approved as the basis for implementing the governance model described in the report, recognizing that any changes to the current by-law will require approval by members as set out in the current by-law.
  • Looking to the future
  • Remarks from President
  • Remarks from the incoming President
  • Closing remarks

Supporting materials

Reception (in-person attendees) - 4:15 – 4:45 p.m. AT

A few things you may want to know

  • In accordance with its by-law, the CMPA holds an Annual Meeting. Attendance at the meeting is generally restricted to members and invited guests.
  • Simultaneous English/French translation will be available and all documentation will be provided in both official languages.
  • For in-person member attendees, a mobile device is required to vote during the Annual Meeting.
  • The CMPA is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members. Members with accessibility needs are asked to please contact the Association in advance of the meeting.
  • The Annual Meeting will be recorded. Your attendance will constitute consent to potentially appear in this media.
  • The recorded webcast from the Annual Meeting will be posted on the CMPA website by the end of September.
  • It is prohibited, without authority of the CMPA, to record any portion of the Annual Meeting (including presentations, supporting audiovisual material, posters, and displays), whether by video, audio, photography, or any other mechanism.

How to initiate a motion for consideration at a CMPA Annual Meeting

The deadline has now passed to initiate a member motion for the 2024 Annual Meeting. Details on how to bring a motion forward for consideration at future annual meetings follows:

Members who wish to initiate a motion at an upcoming annual meeting are governed by rules and procedures, ensuring a consistent and fair process.

If you would like to bring forward a motion for consideration, complete and sign the Notice of Motion form and Member Support for Notice of Motion form and submit to the CMPA via fax, mail, or personal delivery, or send a scanned PDF file via email to [email protected] at least 60 days prior to the annual meeting. Members are encouraged to contact us for further information or to discuss a draft motion prior to submitting it.

Future Annual Meetings

August 20, 2025: Toronto, Ontario

Have questions or need more information? Contact us.