NSCN 2023 Annual Meeting

The NSCN 2023 Annual Meeting took place virtually as an online event on Thursday, May 18 at 1:00pm. The meeting provided members of the public, registrants and other stakeholders the opportunity to receive updates about NSCN business from the Board, the CEO & Registrar and external auditors. The meeting also gave stakeholders a platform to ask questions and engage in discussion about nursing regulatory matters.

Missed the meeting? Watch it here. And don't forget to read our 2022 Annual Report which highlights how we delivered on our three strategic objectives of effective, transparent and accountable regulation.

Stay tuned for our Q&A document that will include responses to the questions posed by meeting attendees.

What business takes place at the meeting?

The Annual Meeting is an opportunity for stakeholders to learn more about NSCN’s activities over the past year, including an update from our external auditors on NSCN’s finances.

Who can attend?

Everyone! The virtual Annual Meeting is open to members of the public, NSCN registrants and all other stakeholders.

How do I register and join?

The meeting took place on May 18 at 1:00 pm and registration is now closed. Stay tuned for a recording of the event.

Read our participation resource here for more information on stakeholder participation and engagement during the Annual Meeting.

Am I able to ask questions at the meeting?

Yes. There will be an opportunity to participate in discussions via the online platform and to pose questions once the Annual Meeting information has been presented.

What if I have a matter I would like to bring forward to the NSCN Board?

Board policy permits registrants to submit a resolution for the Board’s consideration at its regular meetings throughout the year (Board policy 3.13.4). You can submit a resolution to the Board here. This process enables registrants to bring issues to the Board for consideration in a timelier manner throughout the year without waiting until the Annual Meeting.  

Can I submit a resolution at the meeting?

All Annual Meeting participants can participate in discussions via the online platform. There is no resolution process at the Annual Meeting. Registrants who would like to pose a question to the NSCN Board for consideration have an opportunity to do that at any time, which is outlined below.

As part of its work to review its governance processes, the NSCN Board identified opportunities to evolve the Annual Meeting processes to better reflect its role as a regulator and meet best practice. After a public consultation from October to November 2022, the Board approved by-law amendments which remove the resolutions process from Annual Meetings. More information about the consultation and by-law changes can be found here.

The NSCN Board recognizes that all practicing registrants have the option of submitting resolutions to the Board at any time during the year for consideration at a Board meeting , and to be acted upon in such manner as the Board determines is consistent with the Act. NSCN Board policy 3.13.4 provides practicing registrants with a timelier means to submit a resolution for the Board’s consideration throughout the year without the need to wait for the annual meeting. Registrants can submit a resolution to the Board here.

Is there an Annual Report?

Yes, we are pleased to share our 2022 Annual Report here.

Is there an Annual Meeting agenda?

Please find the 2023 Annual Meeting Agenda here

Where are the NSCN By-laws?

The NSCN By-laws can be found here on our website

How can I learn more? 

Stay tuned to our website, newsletters, Facebook and Twitter! If you have any questions, please contact annual.meeting@nscn.ca.