ARTICLE I. NAME AND PURPOSE
Section A. NAME
- The official name for this organization is the Canadian Nationalist Party.
- This organization will use the name or its acronym (CNP), in all publicity materials and correspondence.
Section B. PURPOSE
- The purpose of this organization is to nationalize the country of Canada.
- All activities of this organization must be directed toward this purpose.
ARTICLE II. MEMBERSHIP
Section A. REQUIREMENTS
- All individuals who hold Canadian citizenship, uphold Canadian Law as the supreme law of the land, and are at least 18 years of age are eligible to be voting members.
- All members are required to demonstrate support for the purpose of this organization.
- Only members and special guests are eligible to take part in organization activity.
Section B. RIGHTS
- All members are eligible to attend meetings and events of this organization.
- If a fee is charged to attend a particular event, the leadership will establish a fee scale for members, special guests, non-members, and others as appropriate.
Section C. WITHDRAWAL OF MEMBERSHIP
- Membership may be cancelled at any time, without reason, by the leadership of the organization.
ARTICLE III. OFFICERS
Section A. OFFICER TITLES
Section B. DUTIES
- The Leader will chair all meetings or will assigned a member to oversee meetings as necessary.
- The Officer shall chair any committees or task forces of the organization.
- The Secretary will take, record, and file meetings minutes; produce all official correspondence for the organization, and maintain records and report on financial transactions.
- The Auditor will direct the planning, accounting, and correspondence of all financial records both internally and with external government bodies.
Section C. REQUIREMENTS FOR RUNNING FOR AND HOLDING OFFICE
- All officers and candidates for office must be current members.
Section D. NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
- Any member may nominate any other member, including himself or herself.
- Nominations may also be made during the election meeting itself, prior to closing of nominations and taking the vote.
- A new leader may be decided in one of three ways:
- Appointment by the existing and outgoing leader.
- If the leader is absent, appointment of a new leader by consensus of the 3 officers.
- If consensus among officers is absent, a vote of the existing membership base.
- If the leader of the party is unable to continue in their position, a leadership convention is to be held, where any member may nominate any other member, including himself or herself. The member will the most votes is declared the newly elected leader.
Section E. REMOVAL FROM OFFICE
- Officers may be removed from office for failure to perform duties or for violation of membership clause.
- Officers to be voted upon in this regard will be notified of the intention to do so in writing at least one week prior to the meeting at which the vote will be taken.
- A two-thirds majority of quorum present at a regularly scheduled meeting shall be sufficient for removal from office.
- Any officer may resign by submitting a letter to the leader. The leader may resign by submitting a letter to an officer.
Section F. TERMS OF OFFICE AND VACANCIES
- Should a vacancy in office occur, there will be a nomination procedure and election for the vacant office.
- In the meantime, the secretary will assume the duties of the leader should those offices be vacant.
ARTICLE IV. MEETINGS
Section A. Regular meetings will be held at the discretion of the party leader and secretary.
Section B. Special meetings may be called by any combination of three of the officers. Notice of special meetings must be communicated to all members at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.
ARTICLE V. COMMITTEES
Section A. PROGRAM COMMITTEE
- The only standing committee of the Canadian Nationalist Party is the Program Committee, whose purpose is to plan events and programs for the organization.
- All decisions of the Program Committee involving committing organization funds will require the approval of the leader of auditor.
Section B. OTHER COMMITTEES
- Other committees may be appointed by a majority vote of the members at a regular meeting of the Canadian Nationalist Party.
- In appointing such committees, members must specify the purpose and chair or co-chair of that committee, and establish its duration.
ARTICLE VI. AFFILIATIONS
Section A. GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
- This organization is a federally-recognized political party in Canada.
- In all correspondence and business transactions, it may refer to itself as an organization within the Canada Elections Act.
- The Canadian Nationalist Party accepts full financial and production responsibility for all activities it sponsors.
- The Canadian Nationalist Party assumes no legal liability for the actions of the organization, including damage to property or buildings, and does not hold, nor is required to, indemnification insurance coverage for any activities of the organization.
ARTICLE VII. BY-LAWS AND AMENDMENTS
Section A. BY-LAWS
- By-laws can be added to this constitution by a simple majority vote of the entire membership at a regular meeting.
- This constitution takes precedence over any and all by-laws.
- Government policies at the municipal, provincial, and federal level take precedence over constitution and any and all by-laws.
Section B. AMENDMENTS
- This constitution can be amended by a supermajority vote (75%+) of the membership at a regular meeting.
- Notification of such a motion must be made to members at least one meeting in advance of the one in which the actual vote is taken.
ARTICLE IX. FINANCIAL MATTERS
Section A. RESPONSIBILITES
- Registered political parties must follow the Canada Elections Act regulations in all financial matters.
- The Government of Canada shall have the right to audit the financial records of this organization.
Date approved by organization September 9th, 2018.
Signature of Party Leader