Applied Science and Patent Examination (SP) Halifax Sub-Group

Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Notice of Elections

The SP Halifax Sub-Group is holding their 2018 AGM:

  • Date: June 20, 2018 @ 5:30 PM
  • Location: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth
  • Meal: A buffet style meal will be provided.  Please advise of any dietary requirements.
  • RVSP: Before Close-of-Business on June 15, 2018 to Jim McMillan


  • Meal
  • President’s Welcome and Comments
  • Financial update
  • 2018 Budget
  • Elections to the Executive (details to follow)
  • Sick Leave Replacement Plan – an update
  • Questions and Answers

Who Can Attend

All ‘Regular’ and ‘Retired’ of the SP Group and working or living in Nova Scotia are welcome to attend the AGM.  You are an SP Group member if your position is classified as a BI, PC, MT, or SG.

Elections to the Sub-Group Executive

The SP Halifax Sub-Group Executive is composed of a President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer and up to eight (8) Member-at-Large positions.  The Sub-Group Elections Committee is calling for nominations from the Nova Scotia SP community for the following positions:

  • President - 1 position (2-year term)
  • Vice-President - 1 position (1-year term)
  • Secretary/Treasurer - 1 position (2-year term)
  • Member-at-Large - 4 positions (2-year terms)

All ‘Regular’ and ‘Retired’ members (in good standing) of the SP Halifax Sub-Group are eligible to hold positions on the Sub-Group Executive, nominate members for positions on the Sub-Group Executive and vote for Executive members and on resolutions. If you are not presently a member of PIPSC, or you are not sure, then please contact a PIPSC steward.

The Elections Committee is:

Nominations (include position) are to be submitted by email to a member of the Elections Committee or may be made at the 2018 Sub-Group AGM.  You may nominate yourself.  If you wish to nominate a member other than yourself, please ensure that your nominee is willing to stand for election.