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COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION RESOURCES COMMITTEE REPORT #008-02-08-05 : Terms of Reference

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Date
2008 May 22-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 28-05-08
Date
2008 May 22-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 28-05-08
Mover
The Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson
Seconder
Mrs. Dorothy Davies-Flindall
Prologue
The Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson presented the report of the Communications and Information Resources Committee and introduced the changes proposed for the committee Terms of Reference.
Text
That the Council of General Synod adopt the changes proposed for the Communications and Information Resources Committee Terms of Reference.
CARRIED #28-05-08
Notes
The revised Communications and Information Resources Committee Terms of Reference are attached as Appendix B.
APPENDIX B
Communication and Information Resources Committee
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Adopted by the Council of General Synod May 2008
1. Duties and Responsibilities
- a) Develop and oversee a communications policy for General Synod.
- b) Interpret and carry forward the intentions of General Synod with regard to information and communications.
- c) Discern and be responsive to the information and communications needs of Canadian Anglicans.
- d) Provide policy guidelines for coordinating the various areas of work in the communications and information resources department (including corporate communications, library, archives, data management, web site, resource production and distribution, graphics, Anglican Video, ABC Publishing and Ministry Matters).
- e) Maintain liaison with the Anglican Journal Board.
- f) Facilitate communications between General Synod and dioceses and among dioceses.
- g) Exercise those functions common to all committees, namely:
-- i. develop annual budget proposals
-- ii. communicate with other committees and groups
-- iii. report regularly to the Council of General Synod
-- iv. encourage theological reflection on stewardship and on the committee’s mandate
-- v. within the committee’s mandate, do functional strategic planning and visioning
-- vi. maintain liaison with the House of Bishops
-- vii. when deemed appropriate, invite partners (international, ecumenical or internal) to join the committee
-- viii. at least once in each triennium, review policies governing the various areas of work of the Communications and Information Resources Department.
2. Organization
- a) The Communications and Information Resources Committee will oversee the work of corporate communications, information services, and resource production for the General Synod.
- b) The Communications and Information Resources Committee will maintain liaison with the Anglican Journal Board through its common members. At the appropriate time in the triennium, the Communications and Information Resources Committee may nominate possible names to the Council of General Synod for membership on the Anglican Journal Board.
- c) The ways of working will be established by the Communications and Information Resources Committee to address its duties and responsibilities and may from time to time include the establishment of sub-committees which will be created according to the procedures outlined in Procedures for Sub-units of Standing Committees.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Communications and Information Resources Committee - Terms of reference
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Date
2008 May 22-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 27-05-08
Date
2008 May 22-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 27-05-08
Mover
The Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson
Seconder
Mr. Matt Koovisk
Prologue
That the approval of the annual Financial Statements of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada Consolidated Trust Fund and the Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation not be eligible for placement upon the “no-debate” lists at meetings of the Council of General Synod or General Synod itself.
Text
Friendly Amendment
The mover and seconder agreed to add the words “resolutions for” to the motion, which now reads:
That the resolutions for approval of the annual Financial Statements of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada Consolidated Trust Fund and the Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation not be eligible for placement upon the “no-debate” lists at meetings of the Council of General Synod or General Synod itself.
CARRIED #27-05-08
Subjects
No debate list
Anglican Church of Canada - Finance
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Rules and practice
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Council of General Synod - Rules and practice
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REPORT OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE #040-01-08-05 : Appointment of the Auditors

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Date
2008 May 22-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 26-05-08
Date
2008 May 22-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 26-05-08
Mover
The Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson
Seconder
Appointment of the Auditors
Text
That the chartered accounting firm of Ernst & Young be appointed as the Auditors for the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada Consolidated Trust Fund and the Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation, for the fiscal year of 2008.
CARRIED #26-05-08
Subjects
Auditors - Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Auditing
Anglican Church of Canada - Finance
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REPORT OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE #040-01-08-05 : Financial Statements

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Date
2008 May 22-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 25-05-08
Date
2008 May 22-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 25-05-08
Mover
The Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson
Seconder
Mr. Jeffrey Petten
Text
That the Financial Statements of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Anglican Church of Canada Consolidated Trust Fund and the Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation for the fiscal year ended as at December 31, 2007, be approved, as amended by the Audit Committee.
CARRIED #25-05-08
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada - Auditing
Anglican Church of Canada. Consolidated Trust Fund - Auditing
Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation - Auditing
Anglican Church of Canada - Finance
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Report of the Pension Committee #10-01-07-11 : Continuing Education Plan (CEP)

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Date
2007 November 16-18
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 17-11-07
Date
2007 November 16-18
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 17-11-07
Mover
The Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson
Seconder
Mr. Peter Townsend
Text
Be it resolved that the Council of General Synod approve the Pension Committee’s recommendations to make the following changes to the CEP effective January 1, 2008:
1) eliminate employee contributions;
2) maintain the current employer contribution at a level of $450 per employee per year;
3) authorize the Administrator of the Plan to pay out the existing employee contributions to all the employees as at December 31, 2007;
4) change the rate of reimbursing expenses to 80% of eligible expenses: 75% to come from the employee account and 5% to come from the general assets of the CEP; and
5) approve, in principle, amendments to Canon XII and the Regulations reflecting the above changes
CARRIED #17-11-07
Subjects
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Pension Committee
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Report of the Pension Committee #10-01-07-11 : General Synod Pension Plan Regulations

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Date
2007 November 16-18
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 13-11-07
Date
2007 November 16-18
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 13-11-07
Mover
The Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson
Seconder
Mr. Dean Sewap
Text
Be it resolved that the Council of General Synod approve amendments to Regulation 5.1(b) and section 1.(a) of Schedule A of the GSPP effective October 20, 2007
Bolded text is new and strikeout is removed [In electronic database bold indicated by pointed brackets i.e. ; strikeout indicated by double pointed brackets i.e.>]
Regulation 5
5.1(b) for Years of Contributory Membership after December 31, 1960, percentages of Salary in accordance with the following table:
1961 to 1972 1.5%
1973 to 1975 1.6%
1976 to 1978 1.7%
1979 to 1980 1.8%
1981 to 1982 1.85%
1983 to 1996 1.9%
1997 to > 2.0%
> and later 1.9%
Schedule A
1.(b) for Years of Contributory Membership after December 31, 1960, percentages of Salary in accordance with the following table:
CARRIED #13-11-07
Subjects
Pensions - Anglican Church of Canada - Regulations
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RESULTS OF ELECTRONIC BALLOT RE FUNDING FOR KAIROS

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Date
2010 March 11-14
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 02-03-10
Date
2010 March 11-14
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 02-03-10
Mover
The Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson
Seconder
Mrs. Dorothy Davies-Flindall
Prologue
The Acting General Secretary Vianney (Sam) Carriere read into the minutes the results of the electronic balloting which ended on December 4, 2009.
Text
RESOLVED that the Council of General Synod deplores the Canadian International Development Agency’s decision to end its funding for KAIROS, and in consideration of the vital work carried out by KAIROS in many troubled parts of the world on behalf of Canadian church members, urges the federal government to reconsider this decision. CARRIED #02-03-10
Subjects
KAIROS : Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
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