CANS 154th Annual General Meeting – Detailed Agenda



Early AGM Registration
Main Lobby
8:00am – 10:00am

Golf Registration
Digby Pines Golf Course
Spend the day playing 18 holes at Digby Pines Golf Course. Shotgun start at 10:00am.

Non-Golf Program: Culinary & Mixology Demonstration

Culinary Demonstration
The Garden Room
Cooking healthy and flavour-filled foods begins with fresh ingredients, herb and spice combinations and the use of rubs, relishes and salsas.  Let us arrange a culinary demonstration with our culinary team as they get your creative juices flowing and reveal the secrets to creating some of their most popular dishes. Watch as they demonstrate the tips and tricks to creating a perfect dish in your own kitchen!

Churchill’s Restaurant, Main Lodge
11:30 -12:45 pm
Appetizer – Duck Confit Spring Roll with Pickled Napa Cabbage, Asian Lime Glaze
Entrée – Classis Coquille St. Jacques
Dessert – Cheaters Chocolate Mousse and Strawberries with Mango Coulis

Mixology Class
The Garden Room
1 pm – 2 pm
Join us for an Around-the-World-themed drink demonstration! Start in Ireland, continue to Cuba, Mexico and then home in Canada with The Classic Canadian Caesar.

Late AGM Registration
Main Lobby
3:00pm – 6:00pm

Pre-Dinner Reception
Edna Stark Sitting Room, Main Lodge
6:30pm – 7:00pm

Kids Movie and Popcorn Night
Digby Hall (Salon C)
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Children will be supervised and treated to popcorn and beverages during a movie. The movie is TBA but will be Walt Disney / G-rated. Cost is $20 per child. Minimum age is 5-years-old.

Dinner and CANS Feud Game Show Night
Digby Hall

Post-Dinner Reception with Jon Duggan
Edna Stark Sitting Room, Main Lodge



Buffet Breakfast
Churchill’s Restaurant, Main Lodge
7:00am – 10:00am

AGM Registration
Digby Hall
7:30am – 9:30am

Annual General Meeting & Business Session
Digby Hall, Lower Floor Salon

Welcome remarks from CANS Chairman, Matt Brunt, J.W. Bird & Company Ltd.

Remarks from Canadian Construction Association President, Michael Atkinson

154th Annual General Meeting

Coffee Break
Digby Hall

CANS Strategic Planning Forum
Digby Hall

AGM Registration
Digby Hall
11:45am – 12:30pm

Awards Luncheon & Presentation
Digby Hall

Keynote Speaker, Greg Schoppman, Principal and Florida Consulting Manager, FMI Corporation

CANS Honourary Life Member Presentation

Bowman Award Presentations

Kids Ocean-bottom Presentation with Lunch
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Children will be supervised and treated to an indoor Ocean-bottom Presentation including a slide show and microscopes and specimens, by a former biology school teacher. Cost is $35 per child. Minimum age is 5-years-old.

Free afternoon

NSCC Foundation VIP Reception (By invitation only)
The Garden Room
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Reception & Dinner and Dance with The Usual Suspects
Digby Hall
6:30pm – 1:00am



Buffet Breakfast & Parting Gifts
Churchill’s Restaurant
7:00am – 10:00am


Please Note: The Digby Pines Resort does offer babysitting and dogsitting services. Please contact Ann (at least 48 hours in advance) to arrange: call 902-245-7724, email, or call toll-free at 1-800-667-4637.