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  1. Sticky: Poll: Vlad is correct and the closing time was given in...

    Vlad is correct and the closing time was given in the announcement at the top of the forum.
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    I have campaigned for over a decade on the fact...

    I have campaigned for over a decade on the fact that it's the Chess Federation of Canada (emphasis on the last two words) and that French language skills are far from our strongest suit.

    That said...
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    I can assure you the CFC is by no means remotely...

    I can assure you the CFC is by no means remotely close to being "meeting heavy" compared to other organizations out there, several of which I belong to.
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    As we speak I am listening in to a Zoom meeting...

    As we speak I am listening in to a Zoom meeting with 83 present.

    Be aware that while I've attended more than a dozen meetings with 50+ people in the past 6 months, what is lost is that you DON'T...
  5. Sticky: Poll: 6. "THE VOTING BOOTH" Motion to Hold Special Meeting

    Motion 1:
    In the event that Nikolay Noritsyn is able to comply with CFC bylaws and requirements of the NFP Act and is able to put together a legal motion to ask for a special meeting of the voting...
  6. The present state of things with the FQE is a...

    The present state of things with the FQE is a sorry state - but one that was created almost entirely by the FQE itself. Given the FQE's decision I do feel that primarily due to its proximity to...
  7. As long as we make it clear that their province...

    As long as we make it clear that their province doesn't get an extra VM if she is already a VM (for instance we have several times had someone who was already a Governor / VM qualify by this method -...
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    I do not favor such a change - one of the key...

    I do not favor such a change - one of the key reasons being that under the present setup the documents are open for examination at any time and how we made the decisions we made are obvious to all.
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    Back in 2014 the direction to the Executive was...

    Back in 2014 the direction to the Executive was quite clear that the mandate was 'minimal changes to comply with the new Act but no wholesale Handbook revision'.

    I thought then and still do that...
  10. When I first saw this item on the agenda I was...

    When I first saw this item on the agenda I was wondering about the 'need' to change it - but if the proposal is to hardwire it into the constitutional papers I have no objection.

    I do think the...
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    5A. Discussion items

    Please do not post in this thread - all items under 5A are for discussion by VMs.

    All MOTIONS are in threads labelled 5B and should be discussed there.

    During the voting period all motions will...
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    4. Executive and Officer reports

    Executives and Officers please post your reports here - please use the prefix given in the agenda (e.g. 4A, 4B, 4C etc)
  13. Sticky: Poll: 3. voting member Sign-in - sign in by voting for any of the options

    Please show your attendance to the meeting by 'voting' for any of the following options
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    Sticky: 2. Opening Comments of Chair

    Assembly members please welcome our president Vladimir Drkulec
  15. Thread: 1. Agenda

    by Lyle Craver
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    Sticky: 1. Agenda

    Agenda for CFC Spring Voting Member quarterly meeting April 11-18, 2021

    1. Agenda

    2. Opening Comments of Chair

    3. voting member Sign-in - sign in by voting for any of the options

    4....
  16. Sticky: Poll: I deny that I had anything (from an admin point...

    I deny that I had anything (from an admin point of view) had anything to do either with the vote to overturn the chair - which under parliamentary procedure prevents voting on the motion - or on...
  17. Sticky: Poll: 8. "THE VOTING BOOTH" Election for FIDE Representative / Zone President

    VMs should note that the person elected to this position shall serve until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting
  18. Sticky: Poll: 6. "THE VOTING BOOTH" Motion to enlarge the Executive

    It is moved by the president to enlarge the Executive by the addition of Patricia Gamliel as Director At Large

    Please vote either to
    - approve the president's motion
    - reject the president's...
  19. I note the section titled Appointment of Officers...

    I note the section titled Appointment of Officers cited above does NOT represent current CFC procedure and if an Assembly vote were called to adopt this model I personally would vote against as I...
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    Actually I'm completely unimpressed with Diana's...

    Actually I'm completely unimpressed with Diana's letter since it cites several people some but not all of whom are International Arbiters (which as an International Arbiter I can tell you does NOT...
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    Actually that's not quite true. In...

    Actually that's not quite true.

    In parliamentary procedure if there are an even number of votes cast and they're equal on both sides (with no tiebreaker possible as the president has already...
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    I concur with Egis' view - that these "votes"...

    I concur with Egis' view - that these "votes" were expression of preference.

    Apparently it is exceptionally dangerous these days to express an opinion as it will be interpreted as a vote even...
  23. I'm NOT a fan of "if appointed" and don't see it...

    I'm NOT a fan of "if appointed" and don't see it adds anything.

    Obviously someone not appoints can't hold any posting.

    In general I prefer the present system where each role is elected by the...
  24. Please don't use green in your postings - it's...

    Please don't use green in your postings - it's invisible on many screens though becomes visible when highlighted.
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    I'm not entirely clear what Vlad is saying with...

    I'm not entirely clear what Vlad is saying with his last post but absolutely the board is a working group with little room for passengers. (Which I don't think we've had for several years)

    All of...
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