Dear Friends,

You are cordially invited to the Western Canada Regional Forum to be held the weekend of August 26-28, 2016 at the Coast Hotel & Conference Centre, in Kamloops, British Columbia located at 1250 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC, Canada V1S 1R5. Telephone Number: 250.828.6660.  Representatives of the General Service Board and members of the General Service Office and Grapevine staff will be present at the Forum to share experience, respond to questions and hear suggestions.  It will be a weekend of lively participation for all concerned.

Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2016. The Orientation for First-time Attendees is at 6:30 p.m. and the opening session starts at 7:00 p.m. on Friday. The Forum closes promptly at noon on Sunday, August 28, 2016.  There is no registration fee for the Forum.  There will be simultaneous translation available from English to French. We want all A.A. members to be able to participate regardless of language.

Forum Registration: You may register for the Regional Forum by filing out the Forum Registration Form and mailing it to G.S.O. or you can register online at: All persons registering online must include their full name and postal address.  Online Forum registrations must be received at G.S.O. before August 22, 2016 in order to be processed.  If you miss the deadline, we welcome on-site registration.  It is not necessary to call G.S.O. to pre-register but your advance registration greatly helps our planning.

Hotel Reservations:  A list of hotels in close proximity to the Calvary Community Church will be listed on the A.A. Website at  Please go to follow the link by clicking “Online Hotel Reservations.”

If you have any questions about this Regional Forum, feel free to email:

We are looking forward to seeing you in Kamloops.

Sincerely yours,


Steve S.
Steve S.,
Regional Forums Coordinator
Terry Bedient
Terry Bedient
General Service Board Chairperson
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