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Revised Vision, Mission, and Values Statements

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Fri, 2015/02/13

At the 2015 February 9 Board of Director's meeting, revised Vision, Mission, and Values statements were approved. They now read:

The RASC Vision To be Canada's premiere organization of amateur and professional astronomers, promoting Astronomy to all.

The RASC Mission To enhance understanding of and inspire curiosity about the Universe, through public outreach, education, and support for astronomical research.

The RASC Values

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is made up of nine directors who are normally elected for three-year terms by members of the Society. The Board appoints from within its ranks five officers as follows:

  • President
  • 1st Vice-President (Chair, Publications Committee; Chair, Constitution Committee)
  • 2nd Vice-President (Chair Nominating Committee)
  • National Secretary
  • Treasurer (Chair, Finance Committee)

The Board also includes four Directors at large and the Executive Director of the Society (ex-officio).

Kobau Bulletin 2

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MOUNT KOBAU
NATIONAL OBSERVATORY

Bulletin No. 2
November 1966

CANADA
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, MINES AND RESOURCES

Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
Victoria B.C.

Year: 
1966
Pages: 
10

Astronomy 1980s

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ASTRONOMY IN CANADA IN THE 1980'S

A Report Prepared by the
NRC Associate Committee on Astronomy

Editorial Subcommittee:
Ian Halliday, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics (Chairman)
Georges Michaud, Université de Montréal
David Routledge, University of Alberta

November 1982

Year: 
1982
Pages: 
38

Dalhousie Physics History

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE PHYSICS DEPARTMENT
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY
1838 - 1956
by
J. H. L. JOHNSTONE

Halifax, N.S.
March, 1971

Year: 
1971
Pages: 
80

ALOTFC 1972

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A LARGE OPTICAL TELESCOPE FOR CANADA

submitted by
The National Research Council Associate Committee on Astronomy

Kenneth O. Wright, Chairman
Gordon Walker, Secretary
May 1972

Prepared by the Optical Telescopes Subcommittee

William Armstrong
Sidney van den Bergh
John Farrell
Robert Garrison
John Heard
John Locke
Graham Odgers
Rene Racine
Harvey Richardson
Gordon Walker
William Wehlau, Chairman

Year: 
1972
Pages: 
88

QEII Observatory

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THE
QUEEN
ELIZABETH II
OBSERVATORY

Named to commemorate the visit of
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I I
to Canada, October 1964

Year: 
1964
Pages: 
24

ACA Report 1974

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a report to Cabinet
The Future of Astronomy
and Space Research
in Canada

prepared by the
Associate Committee on Astronomy
of the National Research Council

Two versions are posted here:

  • Draft Version, February 1974 (55 pages)
  • Final Version, April 1974 (74 pages, including 3 pieces of correspondence)
Year: 
1974
Pages: 
55

mm Telescope Report

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MAJOR MILLIMETRE WAVE TELESCOPE FOR CANADA: THE OPPORTUNITY, AND SCIENTIFIC POTENTIAL

A report prepared for the National Research Council of Canada

by

The NRC Steering Committee for the Proposed ARO Millimetre Telescope Facility

Year: 
1984
Pages: 
24

CFHT-198209OT

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Report on Optical Tests of
the Cassegrain f/8 Secondary
Mirror at CFHT

Year: 
1982
Pages: 
22
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