NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Annual General Meeting of the Members of REAL Women of Canada (hereinafter called the “Corporation”) will be held on,

Saturday, May 30th, 2020 Ÿ 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Ÿ Liberty Suites Hotel

7191 Yonge St, Suite 1201(North of Steeles Ave–East Side of Yonge St) Thornhill, ON L3T 0C4

Travelling by Car: Entrance off Yonge Street, free underground parking, signage “World On Yonge”, (don’t park in the outdoor plaza), Level P2 (below P1). Register your vehicle licence plate number at the hotel reception on the 12th floor.

Travelling by Subway and Bus: If travelling by subway, get off at Finch Station, walk upstairs to street level and go left to YRT Bus Terminal (north east side of Bishop Ave.) and take Bus #2, 5, 77 or 99.  Exit bus at Meadowview and Yonge, stay on the right and walk towards RBC Bank.  Hotel entrance located on the right side.  If travelling by TTC, take Bus #60A, B or C, exit bus on Steeles Ave. and walk north 3-4 blocks.

Light refreshments provided.  Please let us know if you are attending.

RSVP by May 26: 1-905-787-0348,


Eastern Outreach Director, Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform, Vice President of Toronto Right to Life

Presentation: “Changing Hearts and Minds on Assisted Suicide”

With practical, tested techniques, we can use cultural common ground ideas about suicide prevention and human rights in regard to euthanasia and assisted suicide.


Our Annual General Meeting will be held for the following purposes:

  1. The Board of REAL Women of Canada would like to propose a resolution in accordance with section 182 of the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (S.C. 2009, c.23), which is as follows:
    1. Members of a designated corporation may resolve not to appoint a public accountant, but the resolution is not valid unless all the members entitled to vote at an annual meeting of members consent to the resolution.
    2. The resolution is valid until the following annual meeting of members.

The above-mentioned resolution is as follows:

 Be it resolved that REAL Women of Canada not appoint a public accountant for the fiscal year 2020.

  1. To receive the financial statements of the Corporation for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, together with the reports of the directors and auditors thereon; Members may obtain a copy of the Financial Statement available at REAL Women of Canada’s Ottawa Office.
  2. To elect a Board of Directors:
    1. Advance nominations shall be in writing and shall be submitted by not less than two members in good standing, with the written consent of the nominee, and received by the Nominations Committee at least two weeks prior to the annual meeting (by May 16, 2020). According to our constitution, no nomination can be accepted after that date.  A brief resume of the candidate’s biography must be submitted along with the nomination.  Nominators must vouch that the candidate is a member in good standing, and upholds the philosophy, aims and objectives of REAL Women of Canada, as set out in the membership application form.  Please forward nominations to:

      Nominations Chairperson, Diane Watts, REAL Women of Canada
      Box 8813, Station “T”, Ottawa, ON K1G 3J1
      Fax:  (613) 236-7203 or email:

    2. Only those who subscribe to our objectives and have been voting members of the Corporation for at least 60 days prior to this meeting shall have the right to vote and/or run for office.
    3. New members and renewals will be accepted on the date of the meeting, but new members must attend as observers, not as voting members. Those members whose memberships have lapsed may renew and will be allowed to vote.

The General Meeting is open to members, representatives from member organizations and to co-operating organizations.

  1. To hear and vote on resolutions from voting members. Resolutions must be submitted in writing, according to the constitution, 14 days prior to the Annual Meeting (by May 16, 2020), and approved by the Resolutions Committee. Please send such resolutions to:

REAL Women of Canada, Resolutions Committee,
Box 8813, Station “T”,Ottawa, ON K1G 3J1.
Fax: (613) 236-7203 or email to

  1. To transact such further or other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or adjournments thereof.