By-Law No. 1 Articles 32 - 35

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  1. Whenever under the provisions of the by-laws of the Association notice is required to be given, the delivery methods for notice of meetings, and the distribution of agendas and agenda material for all meetings of the Association and the Divisions, shall be by: regular postal mail, electronic mail, facsimile, courier, or other electronic means or a combination of these methods.

    A notice or other document sent by post shall be held to be sent at the time when the same was deposited in a post office or public letterbox, or if FAXed or emailed shall be held to be sent at the time indicated on the hard copy of the facsimile transmission or of the email copy. For the purpose of sending any notice the postal address, FAX number or email address of any member of the Association shall be the last address as recorded on the books of the Association. Publication of notices in the Association's newsletter shall be considered sufficient to fulfil the requirements of notice by mail. Notice may be given by any of the methods described in this section or by any combination of the methods permitted.

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  1. In this by-law and in all other by-laws of the Association hereafter passed unless the context otherwise requires, words importing the singular number or the masculine gender shall include the plural number or the feminine gender, as the case may be, and vice versa, and references to persons shall include firms and corporations.

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  1. This by-law may be amended at the Annual General Meeting of the Association provided that any proposed amendment has been sent to each member at least one month before the meeting. When a motion for amendment is placed before the meeting, two-thirds (2/3) of the members present or deemed present shall vote in favour of the amendment for it to be adopted.

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  1. Resolutions, other than amendments to by-laws, may be submitted for consideration at an annual general meeting of members. Such resolutions shall be submitted to head office at least 30 days prior to the meeting. Resolutions must be signed by two personal members of the Association or the President of a Division or Vice-President of a Division.

    Properly submitted resolutions shall be sent to all members 7 days before the annual general meeting of members in accordance with the usual delivery methods of the Association when giving notice of the annual general meeting, provided they have been submitted by the 30 day deadline. Resolutions submitted late shall only be briefly considered, but not acted upon, other than to refer them to the Board of Directors for their consideration.

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