CCBC Annual General Meeting 2018

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Annual General Meeting will be taking place on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm. This year’s guest speaker is veteran publisher Jim Lorimer. CCBC members* and public are welcome to attend.

WHEN: Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm
WHERE: Room 200, Northern District Library
40 Orchard View Blvd.
Toronto, Ontario M4R 1B9

Guest Speaker

Jim Lorimer: Canada Needs More Canada
A new think tank on publishing and reading has been launched. Join veteran publisher Jim Lorimer as he discusses the reasons for the decline in reading and use of Canadian-authored kids’ books in Canada’s schools and libraries, and the proposed measures to address the situation.

Reception to follow.

* Members are reminded that they may appoint a proxy to attend the Annual General Meeting on their behalf. Any such appointment must be evidenced by completing and signing this form, and sending it to the CCBC prior to the date of the Annual General Meeting.

The purpose of the meeting, in addition to electing directors, is for the members to appoint an auditor to hold office until the next Annual General Meeting and to receive the audited financial statements. The audited financial statements are available at the CCBC office. Any member may, on request, obtain a copy free of charge either at the office or by prepaid mail.

Board of Directors Slate

  • Leslie McCallum (returning)
  • Daryl Novak (returning)
  • Robin Taylor
  • Jane Kilburn Boyle
  • Nancy Hartry (returning)
  • Dave Jenkinson (new)
  • Heather Kuipers
  • Carol McDougall
  • Lynne Missen
  • Sylvia Moretti
  • Zain Velji


The auditor being recommended for appointment is Hogg, Shain & Scheck.

Minutes for 2017 Annual General Meeting

The complete minutes for last year’s AGM can be found here.