Thanks to our members who attended the special general meeting on January 13, 2021, to ratify a special resolution that will assist the MSA obtain charitable status. A charitable status designation will allow MSA to issue tax receipts for donations, and to be eligible for grants where charitable status is a requirement.

In order to meet the CRA requirements, our revised statement of purpose is now ratified to read as follows:

To relieve conditions associated with the aged by providing Metchosin seniors with services such as home visits, linking them with community, government, and health care services, accessing grocery or meal resources, and transportation to medical appointments.

To undertake activities ancillary and incidental to the attainment of the above-mentioned charitable purpose.