2017 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Federal & Provincial Peterborough-Kawartha NDP will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the Peterborough Lions Centre (347 Burnham Street) at 7 pm.  Registration opens at 6:30.

All members in good standing & supporters are invited to attend.

 The agenda for the meeting will be as follows:

1)     Call to Order

2)     Approval of the Agenda

3)     Approval of 2016 AGM Minutes (Federal & Provincial)

4)     Approval of January 2017 Special Membership Meeting

5)     Reports:

  1. Federal President – Alissa Paxton
  2. Provincial President – Fred Birket
  3. Federal Financial Agent – Jess Grover
  4. Provincial Financial Officer – Susan Jones
  5. Membership

6)         Approval of Joint Letter of Understanding

7)         Election of 2017 Joint Federal/Provincial Executive3

8)         Election of Delegates to Provincial Convention2

9)         Resolutions for Provincial Convention1

10)      Adjournment


The Peterborough Lions Centre is wheelchair accessible.  Members can access the venue via transit by taking the Nicholls Park bus route (Route 9). Please contact Fred Birket if you have other needs that we can accommodate to facilitate your participation.

More Information

Alissa Paxton, President – Peterborough-Kawartha Federal NDP EDA at 705-741-3244 or fedpresident@peterboroughndp.ca


Fred Birket, President – Peterborough-Kawartha Provincial Riding Association at 705-760-9711 or indigo@nexicom.net


  1. All resolutions submitted for debate must be e-mailed to Fred Birket <indigo@nexicom.net> by Friday, February 10 and conform to the guidelines outlined by the Ontario NDP.  For details on these guidelines, please contact Fred Birket at 705 760 9711, or see "Resolutions and Resolution Submission Guidelines" below.
  2. Provincial Convention will take place April 21 to 23 at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto.
  3. Positions to be elected:


Federal Vice President

Provincial Vice President              

Federal Financial Agent

Provincial Chief Financial Officer

Provincial Council Delegates x 2


Membership Officer/Organizer

Volunteer Coordinator                                                                 

Women’s Representative 

Disability Representative             

Youth (male under 26 years old)                                      

Youth (female under 26 years old)                                  

All members in good standing are eligible to run for Executive positions. If you can’t make the meeting but wish to have your name stand, please call or e-mail Alissa. 


Article 7, Section 9 of the ONDP Constitution states:
9.1       Resolutions or constitutional amendments may be submitted by provincial constituency associations, area councils, affiliated organizations, Provincial Executive, Provincial Council, regional conferences, recognized ONDY clubs or Special Sections and Equity Committees (Article 11), and recognized Ethnic Advisory Committees (Article 12).
9.2       Resolutions to Provincial Council and Convention shall be passed at an Annual or General Meeting or Conference of the committee.
Resolutions can be submitted through the following website: http://www.ontariondp.ca/resolutions2017. They must be submitted by Friday March 17, 2017 at 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time.  If you require further information on this process, please contact douellette@on.ndp.ca. While it is vastly preferable for resolutions to be submitted through the resolutions website, Presidents or secretaries of ridings or affiliated organizations can send resolutions by email to resolutions@on.ndp.ca in Word or Richtext electronic format (other formats, including pdf, will NOT be accepted).
You must include:

  • Your name, position and contact information
  • Name of riding association, affiliated organization, area council or recognized committee submitting the resolution
  • Date of general meeting that approved it
  • Resolution's title
  • Word count (should not be more than 200)
  • Policy grouping of resolution (one of Agriculture and Rural Affairs; Arts, Culture and Communications; Education; Economics; Electoral Reform; Environment, Energy and Natural Resources; Health; Housing; Justice, Human Rights, Law Enforcement and Equality; Labour; Aboriginal Rights, Bilingualism and Multiculturalism; Social Policy; Transportation; Urban Affairs; Internal Affairs and Party Constitution)
  • List of which existing resolutions it replaces or changes, if any.
February 14, 2017 at 7pm - 9pm
Peterborough Lion's Centre (347 Burnham St)
Fred Birket · · 705-760-9711
Steven Sharpe Laura Collins

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