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Approval of the Budget #007-02-10-11 & 007-03-10-11 [Unofficial]

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9797
Date
2010 November 18-21
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 06-11-10
Date
2010 November 18-21
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 06-11-10
Mover
Bishop James Cowan
Seconder
Bishop Dennis Drainville
Text
That the Council of General Synod adopt the General Synod Budget for Core Operations for the 2011 year, with a budget surplus of $17,662.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY #06-11-10
Notes
Ms. Michèle George expressed her thanks to the Financial Management Committee, the Council, Mr. Sam Carriere and Ms. Ali Symons for the commentary on the budget.
[*The Minutes of the November 2010 Council of General Synod meeting will not be OFFICIAL until they have been adopted at the Spring 2011 meeting.]
Subjects
Budget - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Finance
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COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION RESOURCES COMMITTEE #008-02-11-11 : Anglican Journal Committee - Terms of Reference and Membership

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9870
Date
2011 November 18-20
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 06-11-11
Date
2011 November 18-20
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 06-11-11
Mover
Bishop Dennis Drainville
Seconder
Archdeacon Harry Huskins
Prologue
De-Incorporation of the Anglican Journal
Mr. Vianney (Sam) Carriere informed Council that legal steps to de-incorporate the Anglican Journal were underway and would be completed by the end of the year.
Anglican Journal Committee - Terms of Reference and Membership
Text
That the Council of General Synod:
- 1. Approve the attached terms of reference and membership for the Anglican Journal Committee.
- 2. Pursuant to section 34 c) of the Constitution, appoint a committee having this membership and terms of reference.
- 3. Take the request for the creation of the new Standing Committee to General Synod with the appropriate consequential amendments to the Constitution and Appendix C to the Handbook.
The mover and seconder accepted a friendly amendment to the Terms of Reference, adding the sentence “When expression of opinion conflicts with official church policy, as stated by decisions of the General Synod or the Council of the General Synod, the newspaper will, at the same time, carry an explanation by an informed spokesperson of the official position of the church.” to point v.
ADOPTED #06-11-11
Notes
The Anglican Journal Committee Terms of Reference are attached as Appendix C.
APPENDIX C
Terms of Reference for the Anglican Journal Committee
The Anglican Journal Committee shall consist of the members of the Communications and Information Resources Committee sitting as the Anglican Journal Committee plus one additional member appointed by the Primate from the membership of the Anglican Editors. Association (AEA).
The Anglican Journal Committee shall elect a Chair from its membership, but who shall not also chair the Communications and Information Resources Committee.
The committee shall:
- i. Be the publisher of the Anglican Journal
- ii. Monitor, defend and safeguard the editorial independence of the Anglican Journal
- iii. Support the work of Anglican Journal staff and advise staff as requested
- iv. Explore and work on areas of mutual interest with the Communications and Information Resources Committee
- v. Produce, publish and distribute a national newspaper of interest to the members of the Anglican Church of Canada, with an independent editorial policy and not being an official voice of or for the church. When expression of opinion conflicts with official church policy, as stated by decisions of the General Synod or the Council of the General Synod, the newspaper will, at the same time, carry an explanation by an informed spokesperson of the official position of the church.
- vi. Provide a means to distribute diocesan newspapers and other materials as inserts to the national newspaper
- vii. Maintain a database containing pertinent circulation information that will be available for the national and diocesan offices of the Anglican Church of Canada
- viii. Exercise functions common to all committees, namely
-- a) Develop annual budget proposals
-- b) Communicate with other committees and groups
-- c) Report regularly to the Council of General Synod
-- d) At least once a triennium review its own mandate and review policies governing the various areas of work of the Anglican Journal
Adopted by the Council of General Synod November 2011
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Anglican Journal Committee - Terms of Reference
Anglican Journal
Editorial independence
Religious newspapers and periodicals - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Communications and Information Resources Committee
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MEETING OF THE MEMBER OF THE ANGLICAN JOURNAL BOARD (AJB) : Dissolution of the Anglican Journal Corporation #017-03/04/06-11-03

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Date
2011 March 31 - April 3
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 07-03-11
Date
2011 March 31 - April 3
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 07-03-11
Mover
Bishop Dennis Drainville
Seconder
Archbishop Colin Johnson
Prologue
Bishop Elliott set the context for the discussion. (Document reference #017-06-11-03).
Text
That the Journal Member
a) Resolves to dissolve the Corporation in a manner complying with the requirements of the statutes and regulations governing this Corporation; and
b) Directs that the following governance structure be put into place to ensure accountability and to oversee the operations of the Anglican Journal:
- i. That the Council of General Synod oversee the policies and operations of the Anglican Journal, and that the Council delegate this responsibility to the Communications and Information Resources Committee sitting as the Standing Committee for the Anglican Journal.
- ii. That the purposes of the Anglican Journal continue to be those prescribed in the present Incorporation [see the General Synod Handbook, page 136, section 2 (a)].
- iii. That, in overseeing the policies and operations of the Anglican Journal, the Communications and Information Resources Committee convened and sitting as the Standing Committee for the Anglican Journal:
-- a) Be the publisher of Anglican Journal.
-- b) In concert with the Editor of Anglican Journal, safeguard and defend the editorial independence of the newspaper to ensure that it continues to qualify for funding from Heritage Canada.
-- c) Regularly consult with and support staff of the Anglican Journal in their work and ministry.
- iv. That, the Communications and Information Resources Committee convened as the Standing Committee for the Anglican Journal be responsible to, report to, and take direction from, the Council of General Synod in matters involving the Anglican Journal in the same manner in which it is responsible and reports to, and takes direction from, the Council of General Synod in other matters.
c) Recommends that, on dissolution of the present Corporation, any properties or assets be transferred to the Corporation of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in compliance with any statutory or regulatory requirements governing the distribution of the assets and liabilities of this Anglican Journal Corporation on its dissolution as a Corporation.
CARRIED #07-03-11
Notes
The term of office of the current board ended as of this Council meeting. The Chancellor advised that directors must be in place until the corporation is wound down.
Members agreed to reconvene on April 3rd to consider names for the Board of Directors.
Adjournment
Moved by: Archdeacon Harry Huskins
Seconded by: Dr. Lela Zimmer
That the meeting of the Member of the Anglican Journal Board be adjourned. CARRIED
The meeting of the Council of General Synod reconvened.
Subjects
Anglican Journal. Board
Anglican Journal
Incorporation - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Communications and Information Resources Committee
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MEETING OF THE MEMBER OF THE ANGLICAN JOURNAL BOARD (AJB) : Endorsement – Letters to Foundations #017-04-11-03

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9842
Date
2011 March 31 - April 3
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 06-03-11
Date
2011 March 31 - April 3
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 06-03-11
Mover
Bishop Dennis Drainville
Seconder
Archbishop Colin Johnson
Text
That the member of the Anglican Journal Board endorses sending application letters to various foundations seeking their financial support.
CARRIED #06-03-11
Subjects
Anglican Journal. Board
Anglican Journal - Finance
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Meeting of the Members of the Anglican Journal Board : Receipt of the Financial Statements #017-12-10-11 [Unofficial]

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9796
Date
2010 November 18-21
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 05-11-10
Date
2010 November 18-21
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 05-11-10
Mover
Bishop Dennis Drainville
Seconder
Archdeacon Michael Thompson
Prologue
The Primate was in the chair. Members agreed to adjourn the meeting of the Council of General Synod and to convene as the member of the Anglican Journal Board.
Bishop George Elliott, Chair of the Anglican Journal Board, presented an update on the Anglican Journal. It is facing financial challenges. The Board is engaged in preparing a five-year business plan, developing a media strategy and strategies to increase revenue. He reported that the results of a readership survey conducted at General Synod were positive.
Bishop Elliott reported that the Anglican Journal Board was reviewing its status as a separately incorporated body and would present a report to the spring meeting of COGS.
Ms. Michèle George reviewed the Anglican Journal 2009 Financial Statements
(Doc. 17-12-10-11) and responded to questions.
Text
That the Council of General Synod, in its capacity as the Member of the Anglican Journal Board, receive the Anglican Journal Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2009.
ADOPTED BY CONSENSUS #05-11-10
Notes
Members agreed to adjourn the meeting of the member of the Anglican Journal Board and to reconvene as the Council of General Synod
[*The Minutes of the November 2010 Council of General Synod meeting will not be OFFICIAL until they have been adopted at the Spring 2011 meeting.]
Subjects
Anglican Journal - Finance
Incorporation - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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OMNIBUS CRIME BILL

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9885
Date
2011 November 18-20
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 21-11-11
Date
2011 November 18-20
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 21-11-11
Mover
Bishop Dennis Drainville
Seconder
Archdeacon Lynne McNaughton
Text
That this Council of General Synod ask the General Secretary to write to the Prime Minister requesting that the Government of Canada, in the spirit and principle of restorative justice, give the omnibus Crime Bill significantly more study and debate, by the Canadian Parliament.
ADOPTED #21-11-11
Subjects
Criminal justice, Administration of - Canada
Criminal justice, Administration of - Canada - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Restorative justice - Anglican Church of Canada
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PRIMATE'S WORLD RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT FUND #011-03 & 05-11-11 : Memorandum of Agreement between the General Synod and the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund #011-04-11-11

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9878
Date
2011 November 18-20
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 14-11-11
Date
2011 November 18-20
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 14-11-11
Mover
Bishop Dennis Drainville
Seconder
Mrs. Cynthia Haines-Turner
Prologue
Ms. Adele Finney, PWRDF Executive Director, presented the report. She highlighted the recent regional meeting of the Anglican Alliance and gave an overview of its work coordinating Anglican relief and development work around the world.
Ms. Finney introduced the Memorandum of Agreement between The General Synod and The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (Doc. #011-04-11-11).
The Rev. David Pritchard spoke of a recent full meeting of the board that included diocesan representatives, youth council and staff. He noted that PWRDF continues in transition and is preparing to have a new work plan in place by Spring 2012.
Text
That the Council of General Synod approve the Memorandum of Agreement between the General Synod and the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund.
ADOPTED #14-11-11
Subjects
Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF)
Anglican Church of Canada - Relations - Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF)
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REPORT OF THE GENERAL SECRETARY #025-02-11-03 : Governance Working Group Membership

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Date
2011 March 31 - April 3
Source
Council of General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 02-03-11
Date
2011 March 31 - April 3
Source
Council of General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 02-03-11
Mover
Bishop James Cowan
Seconder
Bishop Dennis Drainville
Prologue
Archdeacon Michael Pollesel presented his report. He noted that as the number of responses to an email ballot concerning Governance Working Group membership was low (six were received); Council would be asked to vote on the matter at this meeting.
Text
That membership in the Governance Working Group for the 2010-2013 triennium shall be:
Canon Dr. Randall Fairey Diocese of Kootenay
Ms. Cynthia Haines Turner Diocese of Western Nfld.
The Ven. Harry Huskins Diocese of Algoma
Canon David Jones Diocese of Edmonton
The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley Diocese of Nova Scotia and PEI
Ms. Monica Patten Diocese of Ottawa
ADOPTED BY CONSENSUS #02-03-11
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Governance Working Group - Membership
Electronic voting - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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