News & Blog posts 2019

Final Report of the Elections Canada TeleTownHall Held on June 6, 2019

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Summary report of the Elections Canada TeleTownHall Hosted by Sterling Creations and the Canadian Council of the Blind, June 6, 2019.

Please find attached the final Summary Report as promised, and for those who may not have access to attachments we have pasted a link to the report saved in a Dropbox folder that you may download.

Report of the Elections Canada TeleTownHall

CCB BC-Yukon Division’s AGM Minutes – May 1, 2019

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CCB BC-Yukon Division’s draft AGM Minutes – May 1, 2019

50 50 Draw Winner

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I am happy to announce that Dave Daley from Kelowna won $4,466 in our 2019 CCB BC-Yukon Division on May 1st. Dave a chef at Freedoms Door – a recovery center for men where CCB Member and Lioness Kathy Sanness volunteers – bought multiple tickets. Congratulations Dave and thank you to everyone who supported this year’s Division 50 50 raffle!

***Ann McNabb, President
CCB BC-Yukon Division

Results of the 2019 Triennial Conference Elections

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Results of the 2019 Triennial Conference elections for the CCB BC-Yukon Division.

President Ann McNabb from Chilliwack Chapter

National Representative Geraldine Braak from Powell River Chapter

1st Vice President Pat Chicquen from Comox Valley Chapter

2nd Vice President Bill Conway from Sunshine Coast Chapter (Sechelt)

Director Kelvin Adams from Campbell River Chapter

Director Brodie McKenzie from PoCo VIP Chapter (Port Coquitlam)

Director Vern Short from Kamloops Chapter

Director Iris Thompson from Lower Mainland Chapter )Coquitlam)

Book of Honour

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CCB BC-Yukon Division Book of Honour

We are soon approaching our 2019 Triennial Conference and we are looking forward to presenting the BOOK OF HONOUR (BOH) to recognize members. To do this I need your assistance. You are saying, ‘What can I do?’…

First… Think of a person, from your club, that is either VISUALLY IMPAIRED-BLIND or a SIGHTED VOLUNTEER that your club would like to nominate.

Second… Fill out the appropriate NOMINEE form attached to this email.

Third… email the filled out form or a brief BIO to the email addresses below.

Fourth… In email subject, BOH nominee.

Fifth… Please add a picture, with a JPG extension, of your nominee.

I am asking that all Nominee forms be sent, to the email addresses listed below, on/or before April 15th.

Please do not forget to send a picture.

Email Addresses:

Thank you very much.

Cheers & Ruff Ruff

Bill & The Chief

Bill Conway, BOH Chair

Share your Chapter Happenings

To All CCB BC-Yukon Division Members,

Hello, hoping you all had a great White Cane Week (WCW)! It’s that time again to share your Chapter happenings – Christmas, curling, WCW etc – or you may have a personal story or something of interest to share with your fellow CCB members and friends for the upcoming edition of the CCB BC-Yukon Division Newsletter.

Please send your submissions by February 26th – we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Thanks and appreciation, Ann

***Ann McNabb, President
CCB BC-Yukon Division