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Annual General Meeting

The nineteenth Annual General Meeting of PBC Health Benefits Society, carrying on business as Pacific Blue Cross, will be held at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Pacific Blue Cross, 4250 Canada Way, Burnaby, British Columbia.

  1. Report of the Credentials Committee
  2. Chairman’s Remarks
  3. Minutes of Last Annual General Meeting
  4. Directors’ Report
  5. Audited Financial Statements
  6. Election of Directors
    1. (a) Report of the Nominating Committee
    2. (b) Election of Directors from the following categories
      1. (i) Individual Members
      2. (ii) Organizational Members
      3. (iii) Health Care Professionals
  7. Appointment of Auditors
  8. Special Business - Resolutions amending the Society’s Bylaws
  9. New Business
GENERAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERSThe number of Directors to be elected at the nineteenth Annual General Meeting shall be seven (7) in total, comprising the following:
  • (1) three (3) individual members who shall be elected for a two (2) year term;
  • (2) two (2) organizational members who shall be elected for a two (2) year term;
  • (3) two (2) health care professionals who shall be elected for a two (2) year term.

Nominations of members to stand for election as Directors (other than those made by the Nominating Committee appointed by the Board of Directors) must be in writing, signed by not less than ten (10) members in good standing and must be received at the head office of PBC Health Benefits Society, namely 4250 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 4W6, not later than thirty (30) days prior to the date of the Annual General Meeting. All nominations must state the name, address, group and identity number of the nominee and each nominating member and must be accompanied by the written consent of the member standing for election.

The special business being put forward at the Annual General Meeting involves special resolutions approving amendments to the Society’s Bylaws to enable the Society to provide notice of meetings to members pursuant to methods provided in the new Societies Act, which is scheduled to come into force prior to the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Society. The full text of the special resolutions to be presented at the meeting is available on request and is published on the Society’s website at

In addition, copies of the annual report, including the financial statements, of PBC Health Benefits Society are available to members and can be obtained upon request at the head office of PBC Health Benefits Society or can also be accessed through the Society’s website. This material will also be available at the Annual General Meeting.

Registration for members attending the Annual General Meeting will commence at 3:00 p.m. on June 22, 2016 at Pacific Blue Cross. Members must bring proof of membership to present at the registration desk. Parking is available to members in the Pacific Blue Cross parking lot.

John D. Crawford

Blue Shield

Blue Shield is a registered trade-mark of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association