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Constitution

Objectives
To bring together those residents of Canada who are interested in the study of written communication in its various forms and processes. To encourage the interdisciplinary study and teaching of these subjects.

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Membership
Membership shall be open to all who are interested in the scholarly study of written communication in its various forms and processes, upon payment of the required fee.

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Dues
Time and amount of payment of annual dues to be determined by the Executive. The membership year and the financial year shall be the calendar year.

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Meetings
There shall be an Annual General Meeting, usually in conjunction with the meeting of the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences. Notice of meeting shall be sent to all members at least a month in advance.

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Committees
The Executive shall have the power to establish and to dissolve committees as the need arise.

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Amendments
Amendments to the Constitution shall be made only at a regular meeting by a two-thirds majority of the members present. Any amendments shall be presented in writing by the Executive to the membership at least a month before the meeting that will vote on it.

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Executive
The Executive shall consist of the immediate Past-President, President, Vice-President,
Secretary-Treasurer, at least one, but not more than three, Members-at-Large, and two
Graduate Students, one of whom shall be French-speaking and the other English-speaking.
 

  •  All members shall be eligible to serve on the Executive.
  • They shall be elected for terms of two years, renewable for one additional two-year term.
  •  The Executive shall have the power to manage the affairs of the Association between its general meetings, this to include: all financial activities, signing documents on behalf of the Association, arranging a suitable programme for the meeting and an agenda for the AGM.
  •  An audited financial statement shall be presented to the Annual General Meeting.
  •  The Executive shall keep a list of members which will be available to all members on request.
  •  The Executive shall have the power to establish a communication system, in any medium, for the purpose of linking members.
  •  Minutes of all General Meetings shall be taken and distributed to all members.

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Nominations
The Executive shall be responsible for presenting nominations for officers to be elected at the general meeting. Nominations may be made from the floor.

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Vote
All members shall be entitled to vote at all legally called meetings. A quorum shall consist of 1/10 of the membership.

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News


November 11, 2016
October 2016 CASBC Digest now available 

October 25, 2016
Call for Proposals - CASBC 2017 Beyond the Oceans: Canada in the World - Book and Print Culture Unbound

June 9, 2016
CASBC 2017 Conference will be at Ryerson University (Toronto), May 30-31, 2017 
 
 

 

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