Annual General Meeting

October 25, 2015 at 2pm - 4pm
Kensington Library
1428 Cedar Cottage Mews
Vancouver, BC V5N 5Z1
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Arno Schortinghuis · · 604-325-1158

The doors open at 1:30pm. Please arrive early to register and enjoy some treats!

Please join the British Columbia Cycling Coalition for our Annual General Meeting as we review last year's highlights and reveal our plans for moving the organization and cycling forward in BC.

Featured will be our campaigns to ensure cycling is a key component of the Climate Leadership Plan and to update the Motor Vehicle Act to make cycling safer and more comfortable. Learn more about these campaigns and how you can be involved.

To vote for directors, your membership must be up-to-date as of October 25, 2015. You can check your membership status, renew your membership or become a member at: http://www.bccc.bc.ca/membership You can also renew your membership on-site before the start of the meeting.

Please join us after the AGM for a beverage or two at 4:30pm at the Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood Pub, 3728 Clark at Kingsway.

Director Candidates 

We are excited to have great group people stepping forward as board of director candidates. Find out more about them here.

Bylaw Change

The BC Cycling Coalition board has approved a Notice of Motion to change the BCCC bylaws for approval by the membership at the 2015 AGM as follows:

Participation in General Meetings by Electronic Means

If the Society chooses to make available a telephonic, electronic or other communication facility that permits all participants to communicate adequately with each other during a general meeting, any person entitled to attend such meeting may participate in the meeting by means of such telephonic, electronic or other communication facility. A person participating in a meeting by such means is deemed to be present at the meeting. Notwithstanding any other provision of this by-law, any person participating in a meeting of members pursuant to this section who is entitled to vote at that meeting may vote, by means of any telephonic, electronic or other communication facility that the Society has made available for that purpose.

 Read our current Constitution and Bylaws.

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A Billion for Bikes - Cycling for Everyone Petition

I call upon the Government of BC to enable everyone in BC to cycle & walk in safety as part of their daily lives by implementing an Active Transportation Strategy that includes:

  • Investing $1 billion over the next ten years to:
    • Upgrade cycling & walking facilities on provincial roads & bridges
    • Complete cycling & walking networks in communities across BC
    • Provide safe routes to school for children
    • Build trails & routes for cycling & walking tourism
  • Ensuring that paths & protected bike lanes can be safely shared by people using wheelchairs, skateboards & in-line skates
  • Enhancing cycling education for children & adults
  • Promoting cycling & walking
  • Encouraging electric bike use by eliminating the PST & providing rebates
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Cycling For Everyone

Your generous contribution will help us mobilize the support needed to convince the Provincial and Federal Governments to make bold investments in cycling & walking through:

  • Outreach to organizations and businesses 
  • Petitioning to show the government that a lot of people support better cycling
  • Meeting with politicians and staff
  • Press releases and op-eds

Please support our efforts by making an on-going contribution of $5, $10, $15 or $20 per month or a one-time donation.

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