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Webinar: Bill 68 – Are You Ready?
Let’s Talk About Your Meetings

April 2, 2019,10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

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On November 16, 2016, Bill 68 (aka “Modernizing Ontario’s Municipal Legislation Act”) was introduced in response to the Province’s review of the Municipal Act and the MCIA. Bill 68 contains numerous amendments to the Municipal Act 2001, the Municipal Elections Act (MEA), the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act (MCIA) and several other Acts. Some of the changes came into force back on January 1, 2018, the others are on March 1, 2019. Feeling overwhelmed?

Bill 68 Guidance from a Public Sector Expert

Debi Wilcox, former Municipal Clerk and Registered Parliamentarian
Meeting Solutions Group

While Bill 68 brings many changes in different areas of local government operations, the good news is that quite a few of them are associated with how meetings are handled. And meetings are, in fact, a very good (and easy) place to start.

For users of electronic meeting management systems, your vendor may or may not have a roadmap for updating their solutions to automate compliance with the new requirements. For those who are still heavily paper-based, now is the time to look into leveraging technology to make compliance easier.

Given eSCRIBE’s significant Ontario customer base, we are committed to supporting both the internal and external requirements for complying with the new legislation.

Want to know how well your organization stands when it comes to Bill 68 compliance? Or if your organization is still paper-based, want to find out how you can get started towards compliance? Join us for this webinar, hosted by eSCRIBE and featuring guest speaker Debi Wilcox, a highly experienced meeting management professional from Meeting Solutions Group.

–  An overview of Bill 68
– Drilling down to meetings
– Tips to follow and pitfalls to avoid
– How meeting management can help
– Summary & next steps
– Q&A


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DebiWilcoxAbout Debi Wilcox

A seasoned coach with in-the-trenches business experience as a Municipal Clerk and Registered Parliamentarian, Debi is now a highly-regarded consultant in meeting management, e-agenda change management, board orientation/efficiencies, and effective minute taking. Debi is also a Robert’s Rules Made Simple certified trainer. She works with clients to help identify their needs and determine the efficiencies, training and change management required. Debi is known by her clients and associates as the ‘Meeting Guru’ and in early 2019 will be launching her Meeting Mastermind series of e-courses, including Making Meetings Simple – Effective Minute Taking, How to Chair a Meeting and the 7 Building Block Motions to be an Effective Board Member. She holds a Masters of Public Administration, an Executive Masters in Municipal Management, Diploma in Public Administration and is a Registered Parliamentarian, Certified Municipal Officer and Certified Municipal Manager.

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