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  • val jurkovic100x133Dear Pionairs Member,

    I would like to invite you to our 41st Annual Pionairs Conference (APC) and Annual Meeting (AM). This is a great venue to get reacquainted with former colleagues and meet the Pionairs Executives, Directors and various committee members who are working hard behind the scenes to obtain the best possible results to the benefit of all of its' members.

    The one day format of the conference and business meeting will take place on Friday, May 4th, 2018 at the Sheraton Cavalier Calgary Hotel in Calgary, Alberta. For those of you wishing to stay at the hotel, a special rate of $149.00 per night plus taxes is offered. You can book your room by dialing 1-403-291-0192. Please note that the booking deadline for this special rate is April 2nd, 2018.

    The schedule of the day will be as follows:

    08:00 – 09:00: Registration for members and spouses/partners at the Sheraton Ballroom foyer

    09:00 – 10:30: Pionairs conference in the Sheraton Ballroom
    Reports from the Pionairs Executives and Pension representatives. Your Executive Committee and Directors from our 15 Districts will be in attendance.

    10:30 – 11:50: Air Canada Information Session
    Guest speakers from Air Canada

    11:50 – 12:30: Floor question period
    Following the presentations, Pionairs and Air Canada representatives will reply to your questions

    12:30 – 14:00: Luncheon
    A buffet luncheon will be set up in the Sheraton Ballroom. Cost: $25.00 including tax and gratuity.

    14:00 – 15:00: Pionairs Annual Meeting
    For the Annual Meeting, the Treasurer will present the Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2017, as reviewed by our Public Accountant (the Exchange Group), and you will be asked to ratify the election of the Director nominees for the Membership Director, Communications Director, and Vancouver District Director for the 2018-2020 mandate, and the appointment of the Public Accountant.

    During the day, representatives from Pionairs, Claim Secure and Johnson Insurance will be on hand outside the Ballroom to answer questions.

    I hope to see you in great numbers to ensure we have a successful APC/AM.

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    Val Jurkovic,
    President

  • NOTICE:

    According to our Corporation's By-Laws, and coincident with the Pionairs AGM event, please be advised that Pionairs members may request their free copy of the Corporation's annual financial statements by submitting a request, by prepaid mail at the Registered Office of the Corporation:
    123 Dawnville Drive
    Winnipeg, MB R3W 1L6
  • Accommodation

    sheraton cavalier calgary hotelSheraton Cavalier Calgary Hotel
    2620 32nd Ave. N.E. (off Barlow Trail)
    Calgary, Alberta


    Room Rates: Special Discount rate of $149.00 per night plus taxes. Please note this is for a limited time only.

    Booking: You can book your room by dialing 1-403-291-0192 and asking for Air Canada Annual Pionairs Conference May 2018. Please note that the booking deadline for this special rate is Monday, April 18, 2018.

    Website: www.sheratoncavaliercalgary.com

    How to get there: There are detailed directions on the Sheraton Cavalier's web site at www.sheratoncavaliercalgary.com/directions 

    Questions: Send email to 2018AGM@pionairs.ca for any questions you may have.

    Parking: Plenty of free parking.

    Shuttle Bus: The hotel runs a shuttle bus from the airport but it is only ON DEMAND. During some busy parts of the day it is on schedule. Members coming in from the Airport should call 1-403-291-0107 (Sheraton Front Desk) and request a pickup.

    The pick up points at the airport are as follows:

    • Domestic arrivals, exit door 4, cross the road to POST 16/17
    • International/USA arrivals, exit door 16,cross the road to POST 37
  • The schedule of the day will be as follows:

    08:00 – 09:00: Registration for members, spouses and partners at the Sheraton Ballroom foyer.

    09:00 – 10:30: Pionairs conference in the Sheraton Ballroom. Reports from the Pionairs Executives and Pension representatives. Your Executive Committee and Directors from our 15 Districts will be in attendance.

    10:30 – 11:50: Air Canada Information Session

    11:50 – 12:30: Floor Question Period
    Following the presentations, Pionairs and Air Canada representatives will reply to your questions.

    12:30 – 14:00: Luncheon
    A buffet luncheon will be set up in the Sheraton ballroom. Cost: $25.00 including tax and gratuity

    14:00 – 15:00: Pionairs Annual Meeting

    For the Annual Meeting, the Treasurer will present the Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2017, as reviewed by our Public Accountant (the Exchange Group), and you will be asked to ratify the election of the Director nominees for the Membership Director, Communications Director, and Vancouver District Director for the 2018-2020 mandate, and the appointment of the Public Accountant.

    For the convenience of members who are unable to attend, these proceedings will be video taped.

    There will be a draw of one POS pass and two C1 priority passes graciously offered by Air Canada as door prizes (restrictions may apply).

    Note: there is no cost for Pionair members, spouses or partners who wish to attend the APC/AM meeting. The only cost is for those who wish to have the luncheon.

  • proxy vote250

    In accordance with our By-laws, if a member is unable to attend the AM, a proxy form can be used. A majority vote of those present or represented by Proxy and voting shall determine the decision. Only members in attendance at the Annual Meeting and those members represented by Proxy are eligible to vote.

    Please see this sample to properly complete your Proxy forms.

    To print and send in your Proxy Form by Canada Post or
    to scan and send by email, 
    please use the link below.

    pdf icon 75 Click here to access the PDF file.