Rescuing, Sheltering and Rehoming Companion Animals in the Columbia Valley of BC since 2007



Anna-Marie is an ICAN volunteer and supporter. Her chocolates are fabulous and add to any festivities or make a wonderful gift. She will donate 10% to ICAN!

Annual General Meeting – May 2, 2021

POST AGM UPDATE: On Sunday, May 2, 2021 ICAN held its 2021 it Annual General Meeting.  Due to COVID-19 protocols the meetings was held virtually via Zoom.   14 people successfully attended the virtual format.  During this year ICAN was able to generate revenue through several means such as a fundraiser at Ozzie’s Amusements .  ICAN has purchased the property and with grants secured a new roof!  The animal care efforts saw a total of 86 animals assisted along with nine long term cats finding their forever adopted homes.  Despite all that has happened with COVID during the past year, ICAN has continued to serve the animals with a team of dedicated volunteers, office administrators and the board of directors all whom have big hearts and compassion for the care of these animals.    

Invermere Companion Animal Network‘s Annual General Meeting (AGM) reporting on the 2020 Fiscal Year will be held a little differently this year in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions.

Members of ICAN (active membership is required) are invited to attend the AGM. If you are not currently a Member, but wish to become one and are interested in attending the AGM – you can do that beforehand by clicking here.

AGM Meeting Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021 Time: at 1:00PM  Via Zoom

Due to current COVID-19 protocols the AGM will be conducted online via Zoom.  Up to 10 members are currently allowed to be in an outside space 2 meters apart in the ICAN yard, if you prefer to be there in person.  You will require access to your tablet, Smartphone or laptop for the duration of the meeting as voting will be accounted for electronically.  Address, should you plan to attend outdoors at Shelter is: 455 Panorama Drive, Invermere, BC . Advance notice is required if you intend to be physically present, so we do not exceed maximum allowable.

Members will receive a Zoom invitation on Friday, April 30. Additional information on how to sign in on the day of the meeting will also be included in this email.

Please contact Dee Middlemiss  at if you have any questions or concerns on using Zoom.

Egg-stra Easter Egg Decorating Contest

Well, we couldn’t miss an opportunity like this to display the gorgeous decorated eggs done by Lily (8) and Avalyn (10) for the District of Invermere’s “Egg-stra” Special Decorating Contest. Thank you Mom and girls for your artistic talent and for thinking about ICAN as you decorated your eggs 🙂



SPECIAL CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISER  by Sophie & Anna-Marie with proceeds to be shared equally between ICAN & GALS on any sales of the ADVENT CALENDAR. 
Click to see available selections and here is the link to order these delicious, unique gifts.  

Please add an ADVENT CALENDER to your order so your local Animal Shelters benefit this Christmas too!    
Option 1 – Order by November  6th, 2020 – Pick-up November 14th, 2020  **Additional chocolates available for purchase onsite.** 
Option 2 – Order by November 27th, 2020 – Pick-up December 4th & 5th, 2020  ** Additional Chocolates on sale on December 4th & 5th**

Thank You Ozzie’s Amusements

Ozzie’s Amusements held a go-cart and mini golf fundraiser August 26, 2020, with proceeds benefiting ICAN. It was a fun and very enjoyable summer evening.
Many thanks to Ozzie’s and also those who came out and supported our rescue. Pictured herein are Ozzie’s owners Katherine and Cris presenting their cheque to ICAN which also included a personal contribution.