Annual General Meeting and 2016 Convention Delegate Selection

Who can attend?

All Conservative Members (voting members must have purchased their membership 21 days or more prior to the AGM). If you purchased your membership more recently, please bring a print of the email receipt or other proof of membership. All members, please be prepared to provide ID (membership card not required).

What and when is the 2016 Convention?

The Conservative Party of Canada Convention is where members like us set the policy for the Party, and network with like-minded Canadians. The Convention is in Vancouver, May 26 – 28 . To attend the convention, you must be a party member and elected as a delegate on Feb 27.
Do I need to attend to be nominated for the EDA Board of Directors or as a Convention Delegate?

No, you do not need to attend. You do need to contact the Nominating Committee Chair
in advance to get a form to be eligible for either role if you are not in attendance.

Will there be carpools from out of town?

Yes, we will try to set up rides from Lac La Biche and Cold Lake. Contact us if you need a ride or can offer a ride.

Donate to our local EDA directly! The money goes to our local team. Keep Fort McMurray – Cold Lake Conservative

I can’t attend, how else can I help?

for with our Board to help with events and activities.

Donate. Our funding depends on donors like you. See the reverse for information.


EDA Director Nominations:

Our MP David Yurdiga was re-elected with strong support and record voter turnout. As Northern Affairs Critic, he is bringing our voice to Ottawa. The Electoral District Association supports our MP by providing Conservative messaging, funding, and the team to win the next election here locally. This is a great way to get involved if you are interested in politics. The EDA Board gives you an insider’s view of the strong volunteer presence behind Canadian politics.

At this AGM the members will elect a portion of the Board of Directors. At the last AGM we agreed to two year Directorships, with half starting last year. If you are interested, please contact our Nominating Committee. If you want more information about the role and commitment, you can call our outgoing President and Nominating Committee Chair, Kim Farwell at 780-792-1768.


Contribution Information:

Contributions can be made by Canadian citizens and permanent residents. They must be made via personal cheque or charged to a personal credit card. As corporate contributions are not permitted, corporate cards or cheques cannot be accepted.

The political contribution limits have changed. The maximum is $1550 for 2016.

There is a generous tax credit when you make a political contribution.

  • Contributions between 0 and $500: 75% refund;

  • Contributions between $500 and $800: give you $375 plus 50% of any amount over $500;
  • Contributions over $800: give you $525 plus 33 1/3% of any amount over $800 up to a maximum of $650 per year.

Your contribution supports the Conservative team locally to continue to build our strong election team to keep Fort McMurray – Cold Lake Conservative.

Please mail cheques to:

Fort McMurray – Cold Lake Conservative Association
59 Fitzsimmons Avenue
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1Z3

Or you can donate by credit card through the website
or call Kim at (780) 792-1768

February 27, 2016 1:00 PM
Bob Lamb Building, Keyano College
8015 Franklin Ave
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2H7
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