Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

The Ice Summit is the pre-eminent event in the skating calendar and is a time for club and skating school executives, coaches, volunteers and officials to come together to learn, share and network to expand on their knowledge and grow the sport of skating. The Ice Summit consists of workshops, social functions and the Annual General Meeting.
To register to attend the Ice Summit workshops and/or to attend one or both of the social functions, click here.
To declare your intention to vote at the Annual General Meeting or attend as an observer, click here.
Although the workshops are targeted to Skate Canada club board members, club and skating school administrators, coaches, officials and volunteers, anyone with an interest in figure skating can register to attend the Ice Summit workshops.
Your Ice Summit accreditation tag can be picked up at the registration desk onsite.

Live Streaming

At this time, the following item will be live streamed:
Annual General Meeting on Sunday, June 4 from 10:00 a.m. – 16:00 p.m. EDT

Annual General Meeting

Yes. The Annual General Meeting can be attended in person or remotely via live stream.
Once your intention to attend the AGM has been confirmed, you will receive a meeting token that will allow you to gain access to the live stream. Click here to enter your token.
• Those entitled to vote
• Members of the Skate Canada Board of Directors
• Section Chairs
• National Service Centre Employees
• Employees at all Section Offices
• Honorary Associates
• Skate Canada Registrants
• Skate Canada Coaches
• A club (represented by a delegate who has declared an intention to vote)
• A skating school (represented by a delegate who has declared an intention to vote)
• A coach (once an intention to vote has been declared)
Delegate refers to the person who will vote on behalf of a club or skating school.
Clubs/skating schools have the discretion to confirm whomever they wish to act as their delegates. Delegates do not have to be registered with Skate Canada.
Yes. The deadline for declaring an intention to vote at the AGM is one hour before the start of the meeting.
No. All delegates must be confirmed by the clubs/skating schools that they are representing before they can vote.
Once a delegate declares an intention to vote on behalf of a particular club/skating school, that organization will receive an e-mail containing the name of the person who will act as its delegate. That organization must then respond to this e-mail to confirm that this person has been accepted as its delegate.
No. The coach must first respond to the e-mail that he/she will receive once an intention to vote has been declared. This e-mail will go to the address that Skate Canada has on file for that coach and is sent to confirm from whom this declaration came. Once confirmed, the coach will receive a voting token and is then ready to vote.
No. Proxy voting is no longer available.
Anyone who has been confirmed as a voting member will receive a voting token that is used to gain access to the online voting system. All voting is done online, whether the meeting participant is attending the AGM in person or remotely.
No. Each delegate may represent only one organization.
Yes. In this case, the coach must declare an intention to vote as a coach and as a delegate for a club/skating school.
• Clubs/skating schools that have between 0 – 299 registrants:
o Each vote has a weight of 15 votes
• Clubs/skating schools that have 300 or more registrants:
o Each vote has a weight of 40 votes
• Coaches:
o Each vote has a weight of one vote
Quorum refers to the amount of voters that must be present in order for a meeting to begin. Skate Canada’s bylaws define quorum as the following:

• One hundred and twenty-five (125) Persons Entitled to Vote present in person or present through the telephonic, electronic or other communication facility provided by Skate Canada and representing at least two thousand (2,000) votes

Voting occurs at a number of times throughout the meeting. Refer to the meeting agenda for the schedule.
Anyone who has been confirmed as a voter or as an observer at the AGM will receive a meeting token. This token is scanned at the entrance of the meeting room if attending in person, or is recorded as having been used to gain access to the online meeting if attending remotely.
No. Only voting members will have a voice at the Annual General Meeting.
Only voting members will have the chat function available to them.
Voters who cannot access the chat function should check that they are using an up-to-date Internet browser. Google Chrome is recommended.