TCAN Annual General Meeting

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

CSI Spadina in the Bigger Bolder room on the ground floor, 192 Spadina Ave, Toronto

Please kindly request that you arrive on time since we have a very full agenda.
 
The first part of the of meeting will include updates on the vision, mission & values exercise, communications, city strategy, voting results on the Pact for a Green New Deal and electing the 2019-2020 Steering Committee. Please bring your annual membership fee and come prepared to confirm your group's delegates.
 
For the second part, we're very pleased to have Rosemarie Powell, Executive Director of the Toronto Community Benefits Network as our keynote speaker. Rosemarie will speak about TCBN's exciting work and highlight important connections between community benefits agreements and environmental goals. Read more about Rosemarie below.
 

Rosemarie Powell

Rosemarie Powell is a passionate advocate for social, economic and environmental justice. She has led for over 20 years from the grassroots up, managing and developing several innovative and impactful community programs and services to support under-represented group’s access to the labour market. Her community engagement work in Jane Finch earned several awards for leadership and imagination. Rosemarie is currently the Executive Director of the Toronto Community Benefits Network (TCBN), a community-labour coalition with a membership base of 99 groups and organizations across Toronto. TCBN negotiate jobs and opportunities into major infrastructure and urban development projects for historically disadvantaged communities and equity seeking groups.