Toronto ECCC Branch Exec Meeting Minutes - September 15, 2023

  • Diane Pendlebury
  • Dae Il Jeong
  • Helen Yang
  • Bill Sukloff
  • Andrea Darlington
  • April White
  • Kulbir Banwait
  • Michael Wheeler
  • Marie Claude Archambault

Acceptance of Agenda: Approved.

Previous Minutes Review: Approved


Retirement members will now be included in AGM and info session notices.

2nd floor expected to be outfitted by mid October.

Helen: Wi-Fi and internet speed

Bill: Etiquette

Budget Cuts: travelling cuts. Conferences, virtual attendance is challenging to collaborate. Pushback on any travel. Some conferences are not offering virtual options. For SP and IT group it's getting worse compared to RE group. Scientific integrity point of view.   In Great Lakes group, big conference for a few days, multiple presentations, and it's in Toronto. We were denied. Only the policy Managers were able to attend.   Bill local conference.

Ergonomics information session next Tuesday.

Looking for RES'S who are interested in participating in the RE

AGM: Meeting in the auditorium, and restaurant afterwards.

Gym in Downsview: ask Robert Gilmore. Bill to follow up.