The Official Constitution of the Socialist Party of Ontario

As officially adopted May 28th, 2011Socialist Party of OntarioThe ConstitutionClause 1: NameThe name of the Party is the Socialist Party of Ontario. Clause 2: PreambleThe Socialist Party of Ontario is founded on compassion and fairness. Its purpose is to create alternative institutions to challenge and replace the hierarchical, oppressive and exploitative nature of the existing ...

The Party Executive of the Socialist Party of Ontario

Sisters & Brothers;Thank you to everyone who came out to our founding convention on May 28th.It was a great day of discussion, debate and socialist democracy in action.A special thanks to our keynote speaker Joe Higgins from Ireland. We will have his speech to the party convention up on-line as soon as possible. The convention ...

Offices open for election at the convention this Saturday.

As per the proposed constitution, the following proposed offices will be open for election at the convention this Saturday, May 28th, 2011.Any member of the party has the right to run for any of these offices, subject to the requirements laid out in Clauses 6:2:7 – 6:2:13 due to the function and responsibility of the ...

A Democratic Socialist Constitution. The Proposed Constitution in its Totality

As you have no doubt noticed, the proposed constitution for the party has been posted as the committee drafted the clauses. All have now been drafted. We are therefore reposting the constitution in its totality in order so it can be read start to finish. The constitution seeks to put democratic socialist principles into action ...

Clauses 10 & 11 of the Constutution: Allocation of Finances and Code of Ethics

The last two clauses of the constitution. These deal with finances and the internal Code of Ethics.Clause 10: Allocation of Financial Resources10:1 All contributions and donations that are not the result of local fundraising or electoral campaigns are allocated in their totality to the party.10:1:2 In the event that a donation is made in an ...

A Truly Democratic Socialist Party: Clauses 6-9 of the Constitution; Collective Leadership, Member Control, Democratic Oversight and Inclusion

The following are the proposed Clauses 6-9 of the new party’s constitution. They have, as with the other clauses, grown out of a series of discussions and meetings around our Constitutional Committee and Project.These are the heart of the intent of the constitution in that they reflect the desire to practice Socialist Democracy and social ...

Proposed Constitution: Clause 6 The Executive

Section 6: The Executive6:1: The party executive is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the party and is its governing body between conventions.6:2: The party’s Executive shall consist of the following:6:2:1 A ChairpersonThe Chairperson shall chair executive meetings and Policy/General Conventions and will, using Robert’s Rules of Order, be responsible for maintaining decorum, adjudicating disputes, ...