Owl is incorporated under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and is also a registered charity. As a result, Owl is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board is accountable to the members of Owl.
 
Members play a significant role in Owl’s governance. Owl members will receive notice of and be eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting held each year in April. In addition, members have the right and responsibility to elect the Board of Directors who oversee Owl’s operations and set the strategic direction. Members may also be invited to participate in member-only surveys or focus groups to help inform that direction.
 
Full rights and responsibilities of membership are set out in the General Operating By-law.

 

Classes of Membership

Pursuant to the by-laws, section 3.01, and subject to the Articles, there shall be one (1) class of Members in the Corporation. Membership in the Corporation shall be available only to individuals who meet the conditions for membership.

 

Conditions for Membership 

Individuals are required to have the following three qualifications to be considered for Membership:
 
(a)     the individual must be:


     i.   interested in furthering the Corporation’s Objects and has a child in his or her care and custody
         who is enrolled in at least one (1) of the Corporation’s programs (paying monthly fees to Ow); or
 
     ii.  a Director of the Corporation;

 
(b)     the person is not under the age of eighteen (18) years; and
 
(c)     the individual has applied for and been accepted into Membership by Resolution of the Board or in such
         other manner as determined by the Board.

 

Benefits of Membership

  • Each Member shall be entitled to receive notice of, attend, and vote at all Meetings of the Corporation.
  • Members are eligible to stand for election to the Board, save and except for those Members who are also employees of the Corporation.
  • Members may be invited to participate in members’ only focus groups or surveys to provide input in setting the direction for Owl’s future.

Click here to download the membership application

 

How to apply

  1. Click on the red APPLY NOW! to download the fillible PDF membership application form.
  2. Fill out the pdf form in Adobe Acrobat and then print it, OR print the form as is and fill it out manually.
  3. Hand it in to your centre supervisor.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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