Bruce Livesey will speak about his award-winning “House of Irvings” series for The National Observer and the need for investigative journalism as part of the NB Media Co-op’s 8th Annual General Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21. The event is supported by the University of New Brunswick’s Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University’s Department of Sociology, the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, Stop Spraying NB, and the Council of Canadians Fredericton Chapter. The talk will occur at 7:00pm at Kinsella Auditorium, McCain Hall, St. Thomas University in Fredericton.
Bruce Livesey is an accomplished journalist and television producer. His news stories have appeared in The Globe and Mail, Report on Business Magazine, National Post, Toronto Star, The Gazette, The Walrus, Canadian Business, Canadian Lawyer and The Financial Post. Livesey has also worked in the investigative unit of CBC TV’s The National, the fifth estate and CBC News Sunday. Livesey is the author of Thieves of Bay Street: how Banks, Brokerages and the Wealthy Steal Billions from Canadians.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The NB Media Co-op chose to be a co-operative because we believed that it would provide a democratic model for producing, disseminating and sustaining media.
The Annual General Meeting is a time for our members to review the milestones and challenges of the past year and discuss the future of the NB Media Co-op. We will elect board of directors and editorial board at this meeting. Find our agenda, documents to review before the AGM and call for nominations below.
Everyone is welcome to our annual meeting but you must be a member to vote! Not a member yet? Annual memberships are $30. Join via PayPal or send a cheque to NB Media Co-op at 180 Saint John St., Fredericton, NB E3B 4A9. We need your membership to sustain our work.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proposed Agenda or the NB Media Co-op’s 2016 Annual General Meeting
When: Thursday, Sept. 21 at 5:00pm
Where: UNB Grad House, 676 Windsor St., Fredericton.
- Appointment of meeting chair
- Appointment of minute taker
- Approval of meeting agenda
- Introduction of members present
- Approval of minutes from 2016 AGM
- Annual Report 2016-2017
- Presentation & adoption of the 2016-2017 financial report
- Presentation of budget for 2017-2018
- Review/adopt bylaw amendments
- Policy on donations/advertising
- Special resolutions on the audit
- Board elections (call for nominations below)
- Other business
Call for Board Nominations
Our editorial board members take turns editing contributions to the NB Media Co-op’s website, The Brief or other media of the Co-op. Our editors ensure contributions follow our contributor guidelines and they strive to retain the spirit of the original work by communicating with contributors during editing.
As per the bylaws, editors must have worked for the Co-op becoming an editor. Don’t let this stop you! If you are interested in getting started on editing tasks for the co-op, contact us as we are always looking for new editors, proofreaders and fact-checkers.
To apply: send us 2 paragraphs about yourself, what you can offer to the editorial board and why you are interested in the position in advance of the Annual General Meeting at email@example.com.
Voting will take place at the Annual General Meeting. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors ensure that the NB Media Co-op fulfills its objectives of democratizing the media and providing a media outlet for under-reported and misrepresented stories, issues and views both online and in print. There are 3 positions to be elected at the annual general meeting. The board of directors meets four times a year.
To apply: send two paragraphs about yourself, what you can offer to the board and why you are interested in the position in advance of the Annual General Meeting at email@example.com.
Voting will take place at the Annual General Meeting. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.