APPLICATION FOR INCORPORATION OF A CORPORATION WITHOUT SHARE
CAPITAL UNDER PART II OF THE CANADA CORPORATIONS ACT
To the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs of Canada,
I The undersigned hereby apply to the Minister of Consumer and
Corporate Affairs for the grant of a charter by letters patent
under the provisions of Part II of the Canada Corporations Act
constituting the undersigned, and such others as may become
members of the Corporation thereby created, a body corporate and
politic under the name of
THE CRYONICS SOCIETY OF CANADA, INC.
The undersigned have satisfied themselves and are assured
that the proposed name under which incorporation is sought is not
the same or similar to the name under which any other company,
society, association or firm, in existence is carrying on
business in Canada or is incorporated under the laws of Canada or
any province thereof or so nearly resembles the same as to be
calculated to deceive, except for The Cryonics Society of Canada,
which has signified its consent to the use of the said name and
intends to cease operations shortly after the incorporation of
this Corporation, and that the name is not otherwise on public
II The applicants are individuals of the full age of eighteen
years with power under law to contract. The name, the address
and the calling of each of the applicants are as follows:
Douglas Quinn, 206 Caroline St. S., Apt. 2
Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 3L4
Benjamin Best, 30 Walmer Rd., Apt. 211
Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2X2
Computer Programmer; and
Scott Maynard, 44 Forest Hill Dr.
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2E6,
The said Douglas Quinn, Benjamin Best, and Scott Maynard
will be the first directors of the Corporation. .page
III In this document:
(a) "cryonics" shall mean the practice of preserving
persons pronounced legally dead in a state of biostasis, or
biological arrestation, using extremely low temperatures,
for the purpose of revival and treatment in the future if
such becomes possible, and shall also mean the scientific
study of the use of extremely low temperatures for the
preservation of human beings;
(b) "cryonic suspension" shall mean the state of biological
arrestation of persons preserved using extremely low
(c) "patients" shall mean individuals who are placed in
cryonic suspension; and
(d) "cryonic suspension services" shall mean any and all
procedures associated with the care of patients in cryonic
suspension, including but not limited to the act of placing
patients in cryonic suspension, the maintenance of such
persons in cryonic suspension for an indefinite period of
time, the management of funds provided by patients for their
placement in cryonic suspension and subsequent care, the
safekeeping of patients' personal records and effects, and
the eventual revival, care, and reintegration of patients
into society, if at a future time this becomes possible.
IV The objects of the Corporation are:
1) To promote and provide information about cryonics and
2) To provide cryonic suspension services to members of
the Corporation and the public, and also to provide
alternative forms of preservation services, such as arctic
3) To stimulate, sponsor, and conduct research in cryonics
and other scientific disciplines aimed at extending the
V The operations of the Corporation may be carried on throughout Canada and elsewhere.
VI The place within Canada where the head office of the
Corporation is to be situated is: Toronto, Ontario.
VII It is specially provided that in the event of dissolution or
winding-up of the Corporation all its remaining assets after
payment of its liabilities shall be distributed to one or more
organizations with cognate or similar objects. If no
organizations with cognate or similar objects exist in Canada,
such assets shall be distributed to one or more organizations
outside of Canada having cognate or similar objects.
VIII In accordance with Section 65 of the Canada Corporations
Act, it is provided that, when authorized by by-law, duly passed
by the directors and sanctioned by at least two-thirds of the
votes cast at a special general meeting of members duly called
for considering the by-law, the directors of the Corporation may
from time to time:
a) borrow money upon the credit of the Corporation;
b) limit or increase the amount to be borrowed;
c) issue debentures or other securities of the
d) pledge or sell such debentures or other securities for
such sums and at such prices as may be deemed
e) secure any such debenture, or other securities, or any
other present or future borrowing or liability of the
Corporation, by mortgage, hypothec, charge or pledge of
all or any currently owned or subsequently acquired
real and personal, movable and immovable, property of
the Corporation, and the undertaking and rights of the
Any such by-law may provide for the delegation of such
powers by the directors to such officers or directors of the
Corporation to such extent and in such manner as may be set out
in the by-law.
Nothing herein limits or restricts the borrowing of money by the Corporation on bills of exchange or promissory notes made, drawn, accepted or endorsed by or on behalf of the Corporation.
IX The by-laws of the Corporation shall be those filed with the
application for letters patent until repealed, amended, altered
or added to.
X The Corporation is to carry on its operations without
pecuniary gain to its members and any profits or other accretions
to the Corporation are to be used in promoting its objects.
XI Application for supplementary letters patent shall require a
three quarters vote of the voting members of the Corporation.
DATED at the City of Hamilton in the Province of Ontario,
this day of March, 1989.
DATED at the City of Toronto in the Province of Ontario this
day of March, 1989.
DATED at the City of Guelph in the Province of Ontario this
day of March, 1989.
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