Finances dominate Quebec Command convention
Quebec Command delegates showed their support for getting the command back on a solid financial footing when delegates met in Laval for the 56th Quebec Command Convention May 15-17.
President Norman Shelton set the tone early in the convention in his President’s Report: “Comrades, the past two years at Quebec Command have been a challenge, to say the least. We have been in a deficit for the past five years, so we have had no other choice than to make as many financial cuts as possible, without eliminating any program or services to our veterans.”
Among the savings outlined were reducing convention costs by $25,000, signing a new lease for the command office at a savings of $27,000 and withdrawing the command’s participation in two Dominion...