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Call for Resolutions

Submit your resolution to CRNBC by Feb. 7, 2014.  Resolutions are advisory-only.

posted Nov. 29, 2013

2014 Annual General Meeting
— Friday, June 20, 2014

Resolution deadline

Please complete the Resolution Form and submit it to CRNBC no later than 1600 hours, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

About resolutions

A resolution is a formal statement of a decision or expression of opinion put before or adopted by an assembly.

Resolutions are submitted to the CRNBC Annual General Meeting or submitted directly to the College Board are advisory-only.

The Board decides what action, if any, it will take on resolutions approved at the annual general meeting (AGM). The subject matter of the resolution should:

  • Fall within the scope of the College’s mandate, vision, purpose and principles; and
  • Not be currently under considerations by the Board

Reminder: Resolutions can also be submitted directly to the Board anytime during the year.

Drafting a resolution

A resolution is composed of:


(Optional) Whereas Clauses
Describes the issue; leads logically to the “Resolved” clauses.
Tip: You may prefer to provide background information and no “Whereas” clauses.


Resolved Clauses
Describes the action proposed or recommendation. There can be more than one “Resolved” clause, but they should b3e limited to items of significance.


Background Information
Include a description of the issue; a statement outlining how the resolution would change the issue; the rationale for the proposed course of action.
Maximum one page for the background information.
Tip: Can be used to supplement the “Whereas” clause.

Presenting a resolution

The resolution contact person (or designate) presents the resolution at the AGM. After the resolution has been presented, it become the property of the assembly. At the point, an amendment to your resolution may be put forward. The assembly votes on whether to adopt the amendment or not.

Late resolutions

Late resolutions must be submitted to the registrar/CEO prior to the commencement of the AGM for review; require a two-thirds vote by the assembly to be accepted for debate; and are subject to available agenda time.

Resolution submission form

Please use the Resolution Form to submit your resolution for the 2014 AGM.

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 Resolution Form

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