Annual General Meeting

In accordance with PIJAC Canada bylaws, an Annual General Meeting of the Corporation is held once a year.

Notice of 2021 AGM – Click here

PIJAC Canada’s Annual General Meeting will take place virtually at 11:30 am (EDT) on Monday, October 25th, 2021.

The following items will be discussed during the Annual General Meeting:

(a) Approval of the minutes of the September 14, 2020 AGM
(b) Presentation of audited financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2020.
(c) Appointment of Auditors
(d) Ratification of decisions taken by the National Board
(e) Election of Directors
(f) Other business as may be brought before the meeting or any adjourned thereof

(g) Presentation by Svein A. Fosså, President of the European Pet Organization (EPO) and Chair of the International Pet Association Council (IPAC)

The Audited Financial Statements, as of December 31st, 2020 and the Nominating Committee Report will also be received.

Call for Nominations

 The association’s Nominating Committee is looking to fill two vacancies on the National Board. Elections will take place during PIJAC Canada’s AGM on October 25th, 2021, virtually on the platform Zoom.

Candidates able to contribute in the following areas will be given top consideration:

  • Development of new revenue streams
  • Membership recruitment
  • Education & certification programs
  • Bylaws and advocacy
  • Trade show development

Interested PIJAC Canada members in good standing need to submit their candidacy to our head office no later than end of business day on October 15th.

  1. For more information on the Director and officer responsibilities – click here
  2. Call for nomination – click here
  3. For the Board Candidate Form – click here
  4. Nominating Policies and procedures – click here

For more information please contact PIJAC Canada’s Communications Specialist, Audrey Lenoir, directly at 1-800-667-7452 ext. 116 or .

Voting members

Members not attending the AGM may assign their voting privileges to somebody else.  Proxies should be returned to PIJAC Canada by October 18th 2021 at 5:00pm, EDT, to the address or fax number found on the form.

For more information on the PIJAC Canada AGM, including information on the PIJAC Canada Board nomination process, please contact:

Christine Carrière, President & CEO, 1.800.667.7452,