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Province [1] Time zone
British Columbia 15:00 PDT
Alberta 16:00 MDT
Saskatchewan 16:00 CST
Manitoba 17:00 CDT
Ontario, Quebec 18:00 EDT
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia,
Prince Edward Island
19:00 ADT
Newfoundland and Labrador 19:30 NDT

A board meeting is planned on May 28, 2012 at 18:00 EDT (Ottawa time). The meeting will take place electronically via Skype. All directors will receive an email to their Wikimedia Canada email account with instructions on how to connect to the meeting. You will be also able to read read the minutes in the days following the meeting.


Only members of the board of directors may attend and those invited to give input. If you can not use Skype, please email Alan Walker to arrange a telephone connection.



Wikimedia Canada Board meeting
28 May 2012
Location: Skype and telephone
  1. Linda Chew (Treasurer),
  2. James Heilman (President),
  3. Jeffery Nichols (Secretary),
  4. Bonoit Rochon
  5. Alan Walker (Vice-President),
Prepared by: Jeffery Nichols
Purpose: This was a general purpose meeting.

James opened the meeting at 18:00 EDT.

Cash flow[edit]

Linda is inquiring about approval of funds as per last meeting.

The banking procedure for small transactions is inconvenient, so petty cash approved for spending will be stored in the PayPal account.

Changes to membership policies[edit]

Draft revision of membership policies is ready and will be presented at the next general meeting.

Next meeting[edit]

The next meeting is to be held on 30 August 2012.

The meeting was closed at 19:00 EDT.


  1. Please note that the provinces in this table are for guidance only, since some have two time zones (e.g., The Magdalen Islands and the south-eastern part of British Columbia are not in the same time zone as their provinces). Please refer to your time zone instead of your province.