Annual Convention 2013 - Call for Resolutions and Nominations

Annual Convention 2013 will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 9am to 5pm, at the Craik Eco-Centre. (Map and travel information are available online at A tour of the Eco-Village will be available after the meeting.

All members in good standing are invited to submit resolutions and to nominate candidates for executive office. Please see details below regarding procedures and timeline.

All are encouraged to attend Convention in person, if possible. However, for those not able to attend, mail-in voting will be available both for resolutions and for Executive elections.

For more information on procedures for submitting and voting on resolutions, and for nominating and electing Executive officers, please refer to the information sheet at – or select the print-friendly PDF version (GPS_2013_Nom-Res_Info.pdf).


Resolutions must be received by February 27, 2013. Bonser Ballots will be sent out by March 16. Please send resolutions to the Party Secretary, Robert Cosbey, at .  Our current policy, constitution and by-laws can be found at

This year, a Policy Committee has been established to review our existing body of policy, and draft a set of coordinated recommendations for bringing policies up to date. Please see the information sheet at for suggestions on coordinating your policy or bylaws resolutions with the Policy Committee.


All Executive positions except Party Leader are up for election (or re-election). Nominations must be submitted in writing, must be signed by 3 members, and must be received by February 27, 2013. Please use the nomination form available at .  Send nominations to the Party President, Barry Dickie, at

Please remember that you must be a member in good standing to submit resolutions and nominate members of the executive. You can download a membership form at If you have any questions, email

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