Memorandum of association

The name of the Society is:THE NOVA SCOTIA 55 PLUS GAMES SOCIETY

“On a volunteer and non-profit basis the Society will seek to achieve these objects:”

  1. To promote the participation of Nova Scotia Seniors, Age 55 years and older, in recreational, sporting, cultural, educational and creative activities throughout the Province;
  2. To improve the quality of life for Nova Scotia seniors by encouraging and celebrating physical, social and creative achievements attained through participation and friendly competition;
  3. To demonstrate the value(s) and abilities of persons 55 years or more by creating an awareness of their contribution to active and healthy lifestyles;
  4. To engender a sense of community spirit and provincial pride by providing the opportunity and catalyst for bringing seniors, their families and the Nova Scotia communities at large together to become involved at the local, regional, provincial and national levels in the Senior Games;
  5. To coordinate the organization and staging of the Nova Scotia 55 Plus Games; and
  6. To being a non-profit organization; acquire funds, whether through gifts or otherwise, to assist the Society with its objectives and goals.
  7. To acquire by way of grant, gift, purchase, bequest, devise or otherwise, real and personal property and to use and apply such property to the realization of the objects of the Society;
  8. To buy, own, hold, lease, mortgage, sell and convey such real and personal property as may be necessary or desirable in the carrying out of the objects of the Society.

Provided that nothing herein contained shall permit the Society to carry on any trade, industry, or business and the Society shall be carried on without purpose of gain to any of the members and that any surplus or any accretions of the Society shall be used solely for the purposes of the Society and the promotion of its objects.

Provided, further, that if for any reason the operations of the Society are terminated or are wound up, or are dissolved and there remains, at that time, after satisfaction of all its debts and liabilities, any property whatsoever, the same shall be paid to some other charitable organization in Canada, having objects similar to those of the Society.

The activities of the Society are to be carried on in the Province of NOVA SCOTIA.