Lisa Thompson, Ontario Minister Of Consumer Services, To Speak At TICO’s AGM

Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw

Lisa Thompson,
Ontario Minister of Government
and Consumer Services.

Lisa Thompson, Ontario Minister of Government and Consumer Services, will be appearing virtually to make remarks at the Travel Industry Council of Ontario's Annual General Meeting on 17SEP, 2020. The AGM will be held at 5:00 p.m. at the Corporate Event Centre, 5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, Ontario. 

"Minister Thompson and the Ontario government have demonstrated their commitment to helping all Ontarians and Ontario businesses through this pandemic and have been very supportive of the travel and tourism sectors. We welcome her virtual attendance at this year’s AGM," a TICO advisory reads. 

In Ontario, indoor gatherings are currently limited to a maximum of 50 people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, TICO is asking anyone planning to attend the meeting in person to register by sending an email to tico@tico.ca by 4:30 p.m. on 16SEP, 2020. Appropriate health and safety protocols and physical distancing requirements will be in place for the meeting. 

The meeting will also be broadcast live via Zoom. Individuals can watch the event and ask questions using the chat feature, but will not be able to vote on the appointment of Auditors for the next year. Members can email TICO to request a proxy if they wish to designate someone to vote on their behalf in person at the meeting. The deadline for proxies is 15SEP, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

The Board is recommending BDO Canada LLP as TICO’s Auditors for 2020/2021, according to the advisory.

Only members in good standing are entitled to participate in and vote at the meeting. Members of the public are invited to attend. 

The 2020 Annual Report and Business Plan will be made available on TICO’s website prior to the AGM, says Ontario's travel regulator. 

Click here to access the AGM Agenda. Click here to access the minutes from last year's AGM.

Anna Kroupina

Anna Kroupina Journalist

Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.

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