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Board of Directors’ Meeting
November 22, 2023
CIRA Offices – 979 Bank Street, 4th Floor

Directors attending: Liza Aboud, Colleen Arnold, Gwen Beauchemin (Vice-Chair), Don Bowman, Graeme Bunton, Anne Butler, Matthew Gamble, Eric Hill, Jill Kowalchuk (Chair), Samantha Ventresca, Rob Villeneuve, Michael Zahra

Board Advisors: Byron Holland, John Demco, Monika Surma

Corporate Secretary: Brigitte LeBlanc-Lapointe

Guests: Sanita Alias, Adam Eisner, Jon Ferguson, Jane Fulford, Paula Panetta, Josh Tabish, Sabrina Wilkinson, Deanna Young

1. Call to Order

           1.1 Approval of Agenda

1.2 Declaration of Conflict of Interest      

2. In Camera Session (directors only)

3. Chair’s Remarks

4. President & CEO’s Remarks 

5. Consent Agenda

5.1 Approval of Minutes (October 18, 2023)

5.2 Statutory Obligations 

5.3 Q2/FY24 Financial Results

5.4 Q2/FY24 Risk Report

5.5 Management Report

6. Committee Reports

           6.1 Finance, Audit, Investment and Risk Management Committee

           6.2 Community Investment Committee

7. Other Business

           7.1 Policy Advocacy Update – Bill C-26 Update

           7.2 AGM Debrief

           7.3 Returning Officer’s Report

           7.4 Appointment of Returning Officer

           7.5 Action Item Register

           7.6 Board Work Plan

           7.7 Next Meeting : Feb 27 & 28, 2024

8. In Camera Session

9.  In Camera Session (directors only)

10. Conclusion of Meeting