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The Official Publication of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia
2018 Annual General Meeting

2018 Annual General Meeting

Hello to Registrants! The AGM is coming up soon: Sunday, October 21.
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Here are the details now so you can plan to attend.

Sunday October 21, 2018, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Road, Richmond BC


8:30 am – 10:00 am       Education Seminar Registration
10:00 am – 12:00 noon  Education Seminar
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm    Lunch Break – Complimentary luncheon
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm    Annual General Meeting Registration
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm         Annual General Meeting

Education Seminar.

For this year’s Seminar Bradley Chisholm will speak on professional regulation and the trends and changes that will affect our College, and others, in BC.  Seating is limited so you’ll want to register promptly at 8:30am. Note that Continuing Education (CE) Credits Certificate will be accorded to those attending the Seminar in person, as well as to attendees of the AGM. Credits for time attended will not include breaks during the session.


Both the Seminar and the 2018 AGM will be webcast for the first time this year. The Seminar webcast will be available 10am – 12 noon, and the AGM webcast will begin right at 1pm, through to 4pm. Webcast attendees won’t be able to vote or ask questions, and we’re unable to provide translation this first year, but you’ll be able to observe the proceedings. Participate by webcast on AGM day by clicking here. Note that Continuing Education (CE) Credits Certificate will not be accorded to those attending the Seminar or AGM by webcast. Registrants may choose to document their participation in their Continuing Competency Activity Log as Category C- Structured Interactive Activities.


These two resolutions will be submitted for a vote at the AGM:

Resolution # 1

We put forward the motion that names of all committee members and their corresponding years at the position should be disclosed on the CTCMA website. And whenever a committee position becomes available, the announcement should also be posted on its website and/or emailed to all the registrants. This resolution will be decided by show of hands.

Resolution #2


In the mover’s opinion Section 57.1 contradicts the College’s mandate of protecting the public interest. and;



In the mover’s opinion the College has deemed it to be essential for public safety that any active practicing registrant needs to maintain minimal patient contacts and continuing education hours, and;



In the mover’s opinion Section 57.1 appears to be designed specifically for the past registrar Mary Watterson.

Therefore, it be resolved THAT Bylaw 57.1 be deleted from the College Bylaws.

This resolution will be decided by ballot.


As always there is ample parking available at the Hotel from 08:00am – 5:00pm. See the attached map and be sure to park only in the complimentary Blue Zone as shown.

Proxy Form.

A proxy identifies someone else whom you authorize to vote on your behalf if you are unable to attend the AGM. A proxy must be in writing and must be signed by the person granting the proxy as well as the proxy holder. Note that in accordance with CTCMA Bylaw 39 (6) & (8) the form of proxy must be completed and delivered to the CTCMA Registrar at least six (6) days prior to the AGM, that is, by October 15, 2018.

Looking forward to seeing you on October 21!