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Mark your calendars for the following events in 2020:

2020 Annual General Meeting

Sir Guy Carleton Branch
2020 Annual General Meeting

Saturday 14 November 2020
1:00 pm EDT (via Zoom)

The Sir Guy Carleton Branch will be holding its Annual General Meeting for 2020 on Saturday November 14, at 1 o'clock. We will be using a Zoom package provided by the Dominion Office. The log-in information will be sent to all current members by e-mail closer to the date. The meeting will last approximately 1-2 hours.

Zoom is available as a free download at https://zoom.us/download. Please click once, then check your download folder to see if Zoom is there. If you are unable to join by computer or tablet, there are phone numbers that can be used so you can join by telephone. These are long distance numbers and you will incur charges according to your phone plan.

The focus of the meeting will be the future of the Branch. Volunteers are needed; "many hands make light work." If you are willing to serve on the Branch Executive in any capacity, please contact the Branch e-mail. Positions to be filled are: Vice President, Treasurer, Social Convenor, Greeter and Standard Bearer. Directors-at-large are also welcome. Nominations will be held during the AGM.

If you are unable to attend, please send your concerns, ideas, willingness to volunteer to the Branch by e-mail or regular mail by November 7, 2020.

If you have experience using Zoom and would like to help organize the meeting, please contact the Branch e-mail: carletonuel(at)hotmail(dot)com. (Replace (at) with @ and (dot) with a period.)

Branch mailing address:

Sir Guy Carleton Branch
P.O. Box 5104
19 Colonnade Rd.
Nepean, ON
K2C 3H4

  • State of the Branch –; suggestions for additional Branch activities in addition to the Spring and Fall Socials held each year
  • Join your fellow Branch members for an afternoon of conversation at the City of Ottawa Archives (Room 115, 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa).

    Guest speaker: Stuart Manson (bio below)
    Topic: “Loyalist Cemeteries in Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry

    Light refreshments will be served. Help save the environment: please consider bringing your own coffee mug!

    Guests are welcome!

    Stuart Manson lives in Cornwall, and, commutes to work in Ottawa. He is part owner of an historical research company called Public History, specializing in Indigenous historical projects (such as land claims & litigation). His company is frequently contracted by the federal government, provincial government and First Nations.

    Stuart is descended from approximately 12 members of KRRNY and is keenly interested in the history of the Revolutionary War, Early Upper Canada and the Loyalists. A member of the UELAC St. Lawrence Branch for four years, he serves on their Executive as editor of the branch newsletter “The Royal Yorker”, manages the branch website and also is the project lead for the “Loyalist Burial Site” project.

    His talk, “Loyalist Cemeteries of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry” will cover the importance of historical cemeteries, some unique aspects of Loyalist cemeteries in that region and also feature some specific information on a selection of particularly interesting cemeteries.

    The Spring & Fall Social events are free, and guests are welcome.