CBTU GMM - October 3, 2016

Dear members,

In accordance with our current CBTU Chapter bylaws, we will be holding the last of three separate General Membership Meetings on October 3, 2016 to hold 3 consecutive votes on proposed changes to our Chapter bylaws (https://assets.nationbuilder.com/cbtuontario/pages/213/attachments/original/1656428266/Motion-to-Change-CBTU-Bylaws.pdf?1656428266). The first meeting took place in August in Montreal, and the second took place in Ottawa in September. The motion was supported at both meetings. Please take time to read through the motion that shall be voted on.

The third GMM shall take place at the OFL on October 3,15 Gervais Drive, North York, ON, M3C 3S2. If the proposed bylaw change is passed at all three meetings, they shall take effect at the end of the meeting. The new Executive Board positions would then be elected at the November 14th annual meeting, also in Toronto.

We hope to see you at the meetings!


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