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  1. It is well known that parents will pay more for...

    It is well known that parents will pay more for their childrens activities than for their own. Running the CFC, which includes our junior programs, costs money and we should not be shy about...
  2. Getting any financial help for our organisation...

    Getting any financial help for our organisation from the federal Government is Very unlikely. When I was the first CFC business manager, over 40 years ago, Phil Haley and I met with a deputy minister...
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    In my view it was totally inappropriate for the...

    In my view it was totally inappropriate for the executive to have even considered the appeal. It sets a precedent for others who are dissatisified with the NAC decision. I was the person who set up...
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    How much money did the CFC receive from this...

    How much money did the CFC receive from this years CYCC ?
    Les Bunning
  5. Although I haven't looked at the legalities of...

    Although I haven't looked at the legalities of including life governors as voting members I believe that as a life governor I am at least as active as many of the other governors. Nevertheless I...
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    I believe that the best way to handle this would...

    I believe that the best way to handle this would be to add a small fee to any life membership sold , say $20-$40 . This fee would be remitted to the provincial association where the member resides at...
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    Many years ago Ontario sold Provincial life...

    Many years ago Ontario sold Provincial life memberships to CFC life members. I purchased one at the time but I doubt if any records were kept.
    Les Bunning
  8. Perhaps the Rating auditor should compare the FQE...

    Perhaps the Rating auditor should compare the FQE ratings of Quebec players against CFC performance ratings for events held this summer. If the data base is large enough it should give an...
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    Phil Haley is also missing from the list. I...

    Phil Haley is also missing from the list. I qualified for the I.A. title years ago but never bothered to apply. Fide should look at this issue again but I doubt that they will because it is a money...
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    According to motion 6.3 the backdating is for 4...

    According to motion 6.3 the backdating is for 4 months. Could we compromise on 2 months. We can allow expiring memberships access to all other services for this 2 months (which costs us...
  11. $150 of each entry fee goes to the CFC to...

    $150 of each entry fee goes to the CFC to finance the team to the WYCC. $75 goes to the organisers to run the event. Of this $75 about $25 is our cost for each competitor who will each receive a ...
  12. The WYCC is being held in Al AIN U.A.R. which is...

    The WYCC is being held in Al AIN U.A.R. which is about 60 miles from Dubai. It is being held Dec17 to Dec 29. Expedia .ca shows the current airfare from Toronto to Dubai , by British Airways...
  13. Last years event may have only contributed $1000,...

    Last years event may have only contributed $1000, this was because it was the only bid and the governors accepted the bid instead of insisting on the usual rules which say that $150 of the entry fee...
  14. Unfortunately Felix Dumont has his facts wrong....

    Unfortunately Felix Dumont has his facts wrong. The CYCC entry fee is mandated by by CFC rules. First prize will cover the cost of winners travelling to the WYCC not 50% as indicated be Felix. As...
  15. I agree with Chris. Put it in the foundation and...

    I agree with Chris. Put it in the foundation and perhaps it can be donated back at a later date if we are satisfied that it could be put to good use in promoting chess in Saskatchewan
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    The previous rule was longer than one month. The...

    The previous rule was longer than one month. The problem is that players not participating in a tournament for one month effectively stretch their membership from 12 months to perhaps 14 or 15...
  17. The report of the NFP transition committee of...

    The report of the NFP transition committee of which I was a member came to the conclusion that the operations of the CFC executive should be streamlined by giving more authority to the Board of...
  18. There were a handful of postings on chesstalk...

    There were a handful of postings on chesstalk which supported a seven round event. I suspect that these were not from a representative group because there were many other postings which did not...
  19. It may well be that this motion is unecessary...

    It may well be that this motion is unecessary because it now seems likely that the WYCC will be moved to December. I have no objection to this motion being put over to the April on line governors...
  20. I support this motion Les Bunning

    I support this motion
    Les Bunning
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    Poll: Is there a problem with the website? I had posted...

    Is there a problem with the website? I had posted a reply to this thread but it has disappeared.
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    If there is an overlap we will see what we can do...

    If there is an overlap we will see what we can do to accomodate both events. The dates we chose were the traditional dates for the Canadian Open which is the saturday after the World open finishes....
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    We will take a look at this. Les...

    We will take a look at this.
    Les Bunning
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    OOPS I missed John Upper's name from the...

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    I missed John Upper's name from the Technology, Website and Entry fees committee. THis committee will be responsible for the tournament's website as well as enabling participants to register ...
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    2013 Canadian open and CYCC

    Ottawa wishes to hold the 2013 CYCC and Canadian Open
    Proposed dates CYCC July 10-12 2013
    Canadian Open July13-21 2013
    Location A hotel...
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