ARTICLE I. NAME AND PURPOSE
Section A. NAME
- The official name for this organization is the Canadian Nationalist Party. It is also acceptable to use the “short-form” version “Nationalist Party” or abbreviated version “CNP”.
- This organization may also use the name or its acronym (CNP) in public materials and correspondence.
Section B. PURPOSE
- The purpose of this organization is to nationalize the country of Canada.
- The mandate of this organization is to maintain Canada’s European-descended demographic majority while improving the social & economic conditions of an ethnocentric Canada.
- All activities of this organization must be directed toward this purpose.
Section C. CORRESPONDANCE
- Party correspondence will be made primarily in English as well as other languages where deemed necessary and appropriate.
ARTICLE II. MEMBERSHIP
Section A. REQUIREMENTS
- All members are to conduct themselves in accordance with the Party Code Of Conduct.
- All individuals who hold Canadian citizenship, uphold the law of the land, and are at least 14 years of age are eligible to be members.
- All members are required to demonstrate support for the purpose of this organization by swearing an oath of allegiance to its leadership.
- Only members and special guests are eligible to take part in organization activity unless otherwise stated.
- All members must be willing and able to contribute their mental or physical labour product for the benefit of the party. The party will not provide for those who have not contributed in some capacity to its operational objectives.
Section B. RIGHTS
- All members are eligible to:
- Attend meetings and events of this organization.
- Recommend policies.
- Stand for nomination of various positions within the party.
- Undertake activities on behalf of the party as authorized by its leadership.
- 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, accompanied by justified reason, by the leadership of the organization.
- Members may request to withdraw their membership at anytime by notifying the party leadership.
- A member who voluntarily withdraws their membership will not have it reinstated by the party except under exceptional circumstances.
ARTICLE III. OFFICERS
Section A. POSITION TITLES
Section B. DUTIES
- The Leader holds final decision making capacity on all activities within the party.
- The Leader will appoint existing members to fulfill the roles of officer, auditor, and secretary.
- The Officer(s) of the party shall not exceed seven (7) members. The role of each Officer is assigned to one of the following departments:
- The Secretary will take, record, and file meetings minutes; oversee incoming correspondence for the organization, and maintain records of party correspondence and activity.
- 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 members in good standing.
Section D. NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS
- A new leader may be decided in one of three ways (in the corresponding order):
- Appointment by the existing and outgoing leader.
- If the leader is absent, appointment of a new leader by consensus of all officers.
- If consensus among officers is absent, a lottery is to take place where one of the existing officers is selected at random to assume the role of party leader.
- If no officer is able to stand for nomination as incoming leader, a new leader is to be chosen among nominated members by way of popular vote.
- Any member may nominate any other member, including himself or herself, to be appointed to an officer, auditor, or secretariat position.
- Save for Section D(1)(4), all leadership positions are to be filled by appointment only.
Section E. REMOVAL FROM OFFICE
- Officers may be removed from office at the discretion of the Leader for failure to perform duties or for violation of membership clause.
- Any officer may resign by submitting a letter to the Leader. The Leader may resign by submitting a letter to an officer.
ARTICLE IV. MEETINGS
Section A. Scheduling Meetings
- Regular meetings will be held at the discretion of the party.
- The Leader will chair all meetings or will assign an officer or member to oversee meetings as necessary.
- Special meetings may be called by any officer of the party upon notifying the Leader.
Section B. Conduct Of Meetings
- Meetings are to be conducted with an emphasis on brevity by focusing on only the most important issues at hand and delegating less significant issues to the membership base.
- Every formal meeting is to begin with a briefing, where attendees are informed of the purpose of the meeting as well as issues to resolve. Questions about the nature of the meeting of topics thereof are not to be discussed until participants are adequately briefed.
- A recess of any meeting may be initiated after 60 minutes if there remain unresolved issues. The meeting is to be reconvened after this recess.
ARTICLE V. COMMITTEES
Section A. PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
- The purpose of the Programming Committee is to plan events and programs for the organization and allocated the resources necessary to their fulfillment.
- All decisions of the Programming Committee involving committing organization resources will require the approval of the leader or auditor.
Section B. OTHER COMMITTEES
- Other committees may be commissioned by the leader at a regular meeting.
- 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 activities it sponsors.
ARTICLE VII. FINANCIAL MATTERS
Section A. RESPONSIBILITIES
- 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.
Mr. Travis M. Patron
Signature of Party Leader