Notice to Ottawa Members -Nominations and Election of Delegates to Attend District Lodge 140 Annual Convention

January 9, 2017

Notice to Ottawa Members

Nominations and Election of Delegates to Attend
I.A.M.A.W. Transportation District Lodge 140
2017 Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario October 23, 24 and 25, 2017

Please be advised that at the February 2nd, 2017 General Monthly Membership Meeting, Local Lodge
2323 will be accepting nominations for Delegates to the District 140 Convention. The Convention will
take place in Toronto, Ontario in October 2017.

Members in attendance may accept nomination. Nominees not in attendance will be required to submit
their acceptance in writing to the Recording Secretary to be read out at the nomination meeting.
They may be mailed, faxed or handed in person to the Recording Secretary. Members accepting nomination
must have attended at least 50% of the Regular Local Lodge Meetings held during the 12 month
period ending the date of the close of nominations that their scheduled shifts, employee assignments,
vacations, verified illness, Local-District-Grand Lodge business shall allow. Proof of attendance shall
consist of signing the register by each member attending the Regular Local Lodge meetings and said
register shall be in the custody of the Recording Secretary. Members in good standing in Line Stations
shall be accredited as having attended said meetings.

Absentee Ballots as per Local Lodge Bylaws (Article IV)
Members who reside in outlying districts more than 25 miles/40km (driving distance) from the
designated balloting place, members who are either confined because of verified illness or vacation or
on official IAM business, approved by the Local Lodge, District Lodge or Grand Lodge, or on an
employer travel assignment, as the case maybe, may request an Absentee Ballot form. Any member
entitled to receive an Absentee Ballot may complete in full the 2323 Absentee Request form available
from the 2323 website ( and also available in the Shop Committee Offices. The
member must forward it to the Recording Secretary via Canada Post or by handing it in, in person, to
the Recording Secretary. Absentee Ballot requests must be sent in individual envelopes. Absentee
Ballot request must be received by March 6, 2017 at the latest via Canada Post or in person to
Recording Secretary.

Please don’t forget to complete the form in full including a valid union card number and your
signature. If you don’t have your union card number you can get it by calling the Local Lodge office
at 905-678-0010.At the polling station on April 04, 2017, a valid union card or a government issued
picture identification must be presented or a ballot will not be issued.

Thursday, February 02, 2017
1900 hrs
General Membership Meeting
2580 Drew Road, Mississauga ON

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
06:30 to 21:00 hrs
Days Inn, Cartier Room
366 Hunt Club Road, Ottawa ON

In solidarity,

Dan Janssen for

Sal Amin
Recording Secretary

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