First Public Meeting of the Executive of the SPO

Join us for the first Executive meeting of the Socialist Party of Ontario.Bloor Gladstone Branch Public Library1101 Bloor St. W.Toronto, Ontario Sunday, June 26th 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.All members of the party are welcome and have the right to attend and to participate fully in the debates and discussions.Observers are also welcome.On the agenda will be:Initial ...

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 ...

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, ...

New Resolution: A Resolution Regarding Internet Democracy

Proposed by D. O’ConnorDate: 29/04/11 Whereas the Internet allows a much greater degree of participatory democracy then was possible before, because everyone can equally and easily contribute to the debate and it makes the logistics of voting much simpler. Whereas representative democracy in any form lends itself to corruption and debate over personalities rather then ...