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  1. Hi everyone, I just came back from our Nova...

    Hi everyone, I just came back from our Nova Scotia Chess Association Board meeting. I'm told to advise the CFC that our bid for the Canadian Senior's Championship will be submitted to the CFC by the...
  2. I really don't know the full status of the bid. ...

    I really don't know the full status of the bid. I'm uncertain whether we can have a bid prepared by May 15th.
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    I've been a voting member for some time now and...

    I've been a voting member for some time now and don't recall seeing a quarterly financial report filed for our meetings. I'd like to see a quarterly financial report filed for our meetings.
  4. Thanks Fred for pointing out that Halifax is...

    Thanks Fred for pointing out that Halifax is preparing a bid for the 2020 Senior's. The Nova Scotia Chess Association is having a Board meeting this coming Sunday, May 5th where we'll be discussing...
  5. Thanks Vlad, I'll see what I can do.

    Thanks Vlad, I'll see what I can do.
  6. [QUOTE=Aris Marghetis;30339]It's a softcopy (PDF)...

    [QUOTE=Aris Marghetis;30339]It's a softcopy (PDF) magazine that is emailed periodically. It's quite good, and the CFC Office needs your email address in order to send it to you. Do they have it?
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  7. I have "no" idea what chess magazine you're...

    I have "no" idea what chess magazine you're talking about as I haven't received anything in "many" months (I'm thinking "years").
  8. You will recall that I had requested that Vlad...

    You will recall that I had requested that Vlad place this on the Agenda some time ago. I had thereafter indicated that I was prepared to draft a "Draft Proposed Plan" for the CFC to consider (not...
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    I asked this to be added to the Agenda because...

    I asked this to be added to the Agenda because the Plan is dated 2012 and I don't believe that it's ever been reviewed or updated (at least to my knowledge). I also note that the Plan should be...
  10. Useful discussion. I haven't read the NFP Act in...

    Useful discussion. I haven't read the NFP Act in any detail so my only comment is that since the CFC is bound by the NFP Act, then obviously we can't create a Constitution or Bylaws which would be...
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    I would propose a heading: Chess Tournament...

    I would propose a heading: Chess Tournament Equipment for National Tournaments: I don't see anything in the Handbook about standardized chess equipment for chess tournaments. The reason I bring this...
  12. I'm really not certain what is being argued here...

    I'm really not certain what is being argued here however I will simply note that legislation is, for all intents and purposes, the requirements which must be fulfilled (or not surpassed) by an...
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    This is great Fred ! Who's the "National Account...

    This is great Fred ! Who's the "National Account Manager" and what are their contact coordinates ? I intend to pass this on in my next Newsletter.
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    In view of the above, I nominate Pierre Dénommée for the position, if a motion is required.
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    I second the nomination, if a seconder is...

    I second the nomination, if a seconder is required on the motion.
  16. I'm not an arbiter and I don't know if it's...

    I'm not an arbiter and I don't know if it's worthwhile, however Chess Informant has this book on for sale "Chess Handbook, Book for Arbiters" which can be found at:...
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    I'd just like to put in a plug in for Halifax,...

    I'd just like to put in a plug in for Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Nova Scotia Chess Association for a number of years has been extremely fortunate to have Ken Cashin, President, to organize provincial...
  18. As pointed out above, let's not forget that this...

    As pointed out above, let's not forget that this is a volunteer position. I fully support Vlad as he'd done more for the CFC than many of us will do in a lifetime. The only thing I'd like to say is...
  19. Me again, after doing a more indebt search, I see...

    Me again, after doing a more indebt search, I see that we have a section on how to start a Chess Club. I'm thinking it should be more in the forefront as a key promotional tool with a forum where...
  20. Thanks Vlad, I agree that there are "many" things...

    Thanks Vlad, I agree that there are "many" things we can do to encourage chess in Canada and not only by organizing tournaments. I'd like to suggest that our website contain a section of ideas when...
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    A look at the threads speaks of the advertising...

    A look at the threads speaks of the advertising of provincial tournaments across the country; youth participation and related costs; the women's tournament in Montreal; Larry Bevand seeking to sell...
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    Does anyone have a written cell phone policy that...

    Does anyone have a written cell phone policy that they could post here ? We're looking at implementing a policy for our Association. I've looked at the FIDE Laws of Chess (section 11.3). Just...
  23. Just wondering whether Hans and Garland are still...

    Just wondering whether Hans and Garland are still interested in being nominated ? If so, I nominate both of them.
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    If a nomination is required, I nominate Fred...

    If a nomination is required, I nominate Fred McKim for Treasurer.
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    I'm uncertain what the constitution says in terms...

    I'm uncertain what the constitution says in terms of whether people can simply nominate themselves or whether they have to be nominated by someone else. In any case to be on the "safe side" if a...
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