Mount Pleasant War Memorial Community Cooperative Association
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The Seventy-First Annual General Meeting of the Co-op is again postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Details will be sent to members by mail or email prior to the meeting.
The following reports can be found from the navigation menu at the left, but you can click this link for the 2020 reports all in one place:
Audited Financial Statements
Finance Committee Report
Building Committee Report
Donation Committee Report
Vancouver Foundation Fund Statements
Board minutes and AGM minutes
The Co-op is a charitable organization, but is not a registered charity or a non-profit. It is run by a volunteer Board of Directors. It owns the properties at 2655 Main Street, 185 East 11th Avenue, and the 11th Avenue parking lot. The income of the Co-op is earned by leasing these properties.
The Co-op uses its income to maintain the properties and to support organizations such as Mount Pleasant Branch 177 Royal Canadian Legion, fifteen local schools, various cadet groups, and many other charitable organizations. See the annual reports of donations made, under Donations in the navigation menu.
What is a Cooperative?
A Cooperative is much like an ordinary corporation, except:
A Cooperative is formed for a common good, or specific goals
Each member gets only one vote, regardless of how many shares they own
Members receive limited or no return on capital subscribed to as a condition of membership (Cooperative Association Act s. 8(2)(d))
Objects of the Co-op
The objects of the Co-op, as per its Memorandum of Association (which can be seen in Corporate Documents at left) include:
To build, construct or acquire by purchase or lease or otherwise, and to operate in the Mt. Pleasant area in the City of Vancouver a building or buildings as a war memorial centre;
In connection with such building or buildings, to lease the whole or any part thereof to, or to contract with any person, persons or corporations for the carrying on of any lawful business upon the premises owned or operated by the Association
To raise and administer funds for any charitable purpose;
To promote, sponsor and operate in or out of such building or buildings any form of entertainment of an artistic, musical or sporting nature
We have lost contact with many of our shareholders, because they have moved without updating their contact information, or they have passed away and their heirs were unaware of their share in the Co-op.
If you think you are a shareholder, or perhaps one of your parents is a shareholder, please contact us.
If you know you are a shareholder, and would like to receive your information from us by e-mail instead of by postal mail, please send us an e-mail to let us know.
It is important that we have full contact information for shareholders and their beneficiaries. If you think your beneficiary information is not up to date, please download the beneficiary form from our Forms page (link below), complete and sign the form, and send it to us by e-mail, fax or postal mail.
If your address or other contact information has changed, please go to the Forms page (link below), and download and complete the Change of Address form.
#1 - 2655 Main Street
Phone: 604-569-0129 Toll-free phone/fax: 1-877-331-0296
The Co-op does not have regular office hours, as this does not seem to be necessary. Our phone has voice mail which is sent to us by email, and we can arrange for someone to be in the office if you need to meet with us.
Documents - Directors only