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Monday, Jan 18th, 2021

Notice of Special Business Amendments to Existing By-Laws

Notice of Special Business Amendments to Existing By-Laws

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (NST)

Description

Registration closes at 12:00 pm on Monday, January 11, 2021.


Amendments to the Association’s By-Laws will be considered and voted on at a Special Members Meeting Tuesday, January 12, 2021. This meeting will take place virtually at 11:00 am. 


Provisions for amending By-Laws are found in By-Law 10.


Nature of Proposed Changes to the By-Laws

The specific wording of the amendments to the By-Laws is contained on the attachment to this notice.  The nature of the changes is:

  • General clean up of language and grammar
  • To amend the procedure for election (Section 4.11):
    • Ensuring that at least one member of the board represents a local company with less than 50 employees
    • Ensuring a minimum of 1/3 female representatives on the board of directors
  • Vacancies on the Board (Section 4.18)
    • Setting the timing of appointing replacements in the case of a vacancy
  • Membership Cessation (Section 5.14)
    • “Good Standing” status as it relates to arrears
  • Execution of Instruments (Section 8.2)
    • Delegation of signing authority


Voting Restrictions


Associate Members are not permitted to vote.


Proposed By-Laws (Linked)

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