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Join us at the first online ucp annual general meeting

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Registration

Registration is open! Click the button below to visit the registration page. 

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Virtual Support Package

The Virtual AGM will be hosted on Zoom’s web conferencing system. If you don’t have Zoom, it can be downloaded here. Tutorials and web help regarding Zoom can be found at this page. The Zoom video tutorial on how to join a Zoom meeting is available here.    

Please contact 1.888.465.2660 or email us at helpdesk@unitedconservative.ca if you have any questions or need an issue resolved.

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth 
  • Windows 10, 8 or 7 – Mac OS X 10.9 or later
  • Devices with a dual core processor and 4GB of RAM.
  • Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • IOS, Android and Blackberry Devices
Event Schedule
FRIDAY OCTOBER 16
Online Voting Opens for Board Elections, Policy and Governancee
Virtual Policy Debate
SATURDAY OCTOBER 17
Candidate Speeches
Virtual Governance Debate
All Online Voting Closes at End of Day
Saturday October 24

VIRTUAL AGM PROGRAM


Presentation of Financials
Special Guest Speakers
Government Bear-Pit Session
Address from Jason Kenney
Breakout Sessions
Volunteer Recognition Awards
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Speakers

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Erin
O'Toole

Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition

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Leslyn
Lewis

Former CPC leadership Candidate

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Kaycee
Madu

United Conservative MLA Edmonton-South West

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Sonya
Savage

United Conservative MLA for Calgary North West

more to be announced!

FAQ and Documents

We believe that we have important business to accomplish in 2020. This includes filling party board vacancies, along with governance and policy development. Pushing our AGM to 2021 means less grassroots engagement and feedback for our party for a longer period of time than our party leadership is comfortable with.

We believe we can run a virtual AGM that provides excellent value for registrants and will give members a significant opportunity to provide input.

As anyone who has participated in Zoom meetings can attest, trying to squish together important business through a day long, or two-day long session, with limited engagement opportunities, can be draining. Our goal with the Virtual AGM is to not only maximize input from members, but provide good entertainment value with exclusive content that can be absorbed over three days within one week.

That’s why we have policy and governance resolution virtual debates over the first weekend (Oct. 16 – Policy Debate, Oct. 17 – Governance Debate). The second part of the virtual AGM program to take place on Saturday Oct. 24th, will include a presentation of the party’s financials, Board election results, and presentations from our Leader Jason Kenney, and other inspiring speakers. We will also present an opportunity for members to question government members through a Government Bear-Pit Session, a popular addition to our 2019 AGM in Calgary.

We are currently in Stage 2 of the Relaunch Strategy, where gatherings of more than 50 inside, or more than 100 seated inside, and more than 200 outside are not permitted. The size of larger gatherings is to be determined and will not be permitted until Stage 3. Gatherings still require physical distancing restrictions of two metres or six feet to be maintained. There is currently no timeline for Stage 3 and will require certain public health indicators to be met. With the uncertainty for what large-scale events could look like in Fall 2020, we believe planning for an in-person gathering puts greater financial liability for the party and for individuals who would have to book travel and hotel rooms.

Online voting on policy, governance and board candidates will be open from Oct. 16-17. Members will be able to vote through receiving a unique PIN after the purchase of their AGM registration and verification of their identity and membership. Two-factor authentication will be used to ensure voting is completely secure. The party is focused on ensuring all reasonable means will be taken to protect the integrity of the vote.


To be able to vote, members are required to have a membership 21 days prior to the first day of AGM.

You will be required to have a useable microphone on your computer or attached to your computer so your question can be heard by other members. No video will be required.

Members will be able to participate and engage in the virtual policy debate on Oct. 16, and the governance debate on Oct. 17. The debate will mimic the process on the floor where members will have the opportunity to present their positions both for and against a resolution.

Officer and director candidates will be able to make outreach to members and presentations online, through email, and during the virtual AGM.

Candidates will be given the opportunity to address registered members on Oct. 17. A draw will be held to determine the time of each candidate’s presentation.

The virtual AGM platform will allow for written questions to be posed and upvoted based on popularity. The host will ask top questions to MLAs.

Pending public health requirements in the Fall of 2020, this is something the Party wants to encourage. However, we note right now that mass gatherings are restricted indoors. Currently, the rules state that you are allowed up to 100 attendees if seated, or 50 attendees if it is a non-seated event. Gatherings must follow public health guidelines including physical distancing. If members are interested in planning an in-person event, we encourage them to fill out a form here.

Volunteer

As of this date, we are not recruiting volunteers. If you would like to be notified of volunteer opportunities, please click here.

UNITED CONSERVATIVE
PARTY OF ALBERTA
BOARD CANDIDATES

Contested Nominations

Calgary Director 

  • Cynthia Moore
  • Michael LaBerge
  • Matt Dirk

 

Northern Alberta Director 

  • Gord Ferguson
  • Joe Friesenhan

 

Vice President - Membership 

  • Janis Nett
  • Gord Elliott
  • David Guenter

 

Treasurer 

  • William Stevenson
  • Wayne Moorhead
  • Maxwell DeGroat


Acclamations

Edmonton Director 

  • Jason Bischoff

 

Central Alberta Director 

  • Jennifer Johnson

 

Vice President Bylaw and Policy 

  • Joel Mullan

  

Southern Alberta Director 

  • Jim Bredeson

 

 

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Contact

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UCP Office

Calgary Office: 203, 2915 21 St NE Calgary, AB T2E7T1

Edmonton Office:  202 10707 100 Ave Edmonton, AB T5J3M1

(888) 465-2660 ​

info@unitedconservative.ca

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