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Call for nominations – CMG Location Unit elections

Nominations are now open for all positions on Canadian Media Guild (CMG) Location Unit Executive Committees (LECs).

The election votes will be held between November 27 and December 1, 2020, and the elected candidates will start their two-year terms on January 1, 2021, in accordance with Article 6.14 of the CMG by-laws.

All CMG members in good standing are eligible to run for positions on CMG LECs, provided you are a member at that Location Unit. Information on the roles and responsibilities of Location Unit executive members is available here: http://www.cmg.ca/en/roles-and-responsibilities-of-cmg-elected-officials-at-a-glance/.

Here are a few things to know about the process:

Location Unit structures and positions available

Our union’s bylaws require a minimum of three executive officers for a LEC: a President, a Vice-president, and a Secretary-Treasurer.

Beyond that, executive committees can and are encouraged to build a structure that reflects the needs of members in the specific location unit. Click below to see current structures in different CMG branches:

At CBC: http://www.cmg.ca/en/contact/branch-leadership/cbcradiocanada/

At CP: http://www.cmg.ca/en/contact/branch-leadership/cp/

Location Unit Election Committees

Each location unit will set up a Location Unit Election Committee that will be responsible for running its own election:

Click here to see CBC Location Unit Election Committees 2020

Click here to see the CP Location Unit Election Committees 2020

These lists will be updated as contact information becomes available.

Nominations due Friday, October 30

To put your name forward, or to nominate one of your co-workers,please download and complete the nomination form here.

The candidate, nominator and two seconders must all be CMG members in good standing.

Completed nomination forms can be handed to your Location Unit Elections Committee by 5 p.m. (local time) Friday, October 30.

If you are having problems getting nomination forms signed due to Covid quarantine issues, please contact your Location Unit Elections Committee for directions on how to circulate and send in your nomination via E-mail.

For more elections information, please write to vote@cmg.ca or contact CMG Elections Coordinator Glenn Seymour at gs@cmg.ca

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