Constitutition (Sault Ringette Club)


Old Sault Ringette Club Constitution Replaced by the bylaws of May 6, 2015

 Article 1 

 1.1  The Corporation without share capital shall be known as the Sault Ringette Club.

 Article 2 Objectives

       The aims and objectives are as set out in the Letters Patent, Ontario Corporation #1699611 effective September 8, 2006 are hereinafter set out. The aims and objectives of the Sault Ringette Club are to:


a.   To promote and develop the sport of Ringette in Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding area;

b.   To organize Ringette instruction, matches and competitions

c.   To develop and administer rules and policies beneficial to the sport of Ringette;

d.   To encourage participants to strive for excellence in team work, team spirit and team discipline

e.   To foster the highest standards of sportsmanship and friendliness for all Ringette participants

f.    To stimulate public awareness and foster spectator interest;

g.   Such other complementary purposes not inconsistent with these objects.


      The corporation shall be carried on without the purpose of gain for its members, and any profits or other accretions to the corporation shall be used in promoting its objects.

Article 3 Head Office

3.1       The Head Office of the Sault Ringette Club shall be in the City of Sault Ste. Marie, in the Province of Ontario, and at such place therein as the Directors may from time to time determine.


Article 4 Logo

4.1       The logo, an impression whereof is stamped in the margin hereof, shall be the Corporate Seal of the Sault Ringette Club.  The colours shall be red/blue and black and shall be included on all team apparel.

 Article 5 Interpretation

 5.1       In all cases where questions arise concerning the Bylaws, Policies, or Official Rules, the final authority will be the Board of Directors.

5.2       The publication of the text of the Bylaws or other business of the Sault Ringette Club will be in the English language.

Article 7 Powers and Duties

 7.1       The Board of Directors may exercise all such powers and do all such things and acts as may be exercised or done by the Corporation and which are not, by the Bylaws or any special resolution of the club or by statute, expressly directed or required to be done by the Sault Ringette Club at a general meeting of members. The Board of Directors shall have the authority to fill by appointment any vacancy occurring during a Board Member’s term.  Any such appointment must be ratified by the membership at the next succeeding Annual General Meeting.

 7.2       The Board of Directors is empowered to appoint additional Directors if the expansion of the sport in new areas justifies such appointment.  Such appointments shall be effective until the next Annual General Meeting.

 7.3       A majority of the Directors shall form a quorum for the transaction of business and three (3) Directors are deemed to be a majority.  Except as otherwise required by law, the Board of Directors may hold its meeting at such place or places as it may from time to time determine.  No formal notice of any such meeting shall be necessary if all the Directors are present, of if those absent have signified their consent to the meeting being held in their absence.  Directors Meetings may be called by the President or Vice President. 

 7.4       The Board may appoint a day or days in any month or months for regular meetings at an hour to be named and of such regular meeting no notice need be sent.  A Director’s Meeting may also be held, without notice, immediately following the election at the Annual General Meeting of the Sault Ringette Club to be called a caucus meeting.

 7.8       The Directors of the Sault Ringette Club may administer the affairs of the Corporation in all things and make or cause to be made for the Corporation, in its name, any kind of contract which the Corporation may lawfully enter into and, save as hereinafter provided, generally, may exercise all such other powers and do all such other acts and things as the Corporation is by its charter or as otherwise authorized to exercise and do.

Article 9 Indemnification

 9.1       The Sault Ringette Club shall indemnify and hold harmless out of the funds of the Corporation each Director and Coordinator from and against any and all claims, actions or costs which may arise or be incurred as a result of occupying the position or performing the duties of a Director.

9.2       The Sault Ringette Club shall not indemnify a Director for acts of fraud, dishonesty or bad faith.

9.3       The Corporation may purchase and maintain insurance for the benefit of its Directors as the Board may determine.

Article 10 Bylaw Enactments and Amendments

 10.1     Revision to, additions to, and amendments of the Bylaws of the Sault Ringette Club may be made at the Annual General Meeting.

10..2    Any members wishing to amend the Bylaws shall forward a notice of their motion containing the substance of proposed amendments to the Sault Ringette Club at least six (6) weeks prior to the Annual General Meeting.  Only those submitted shall be considered during the Annual general Meeting.

10.3     The addition, repeal, or amendments of Bylaws not embodied in the Letters Patent shall not be enforced or acted upon until the approval of the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs has been obtained.


Article 11 Dissolution of the Corporation

 11.1     In the event of the dissolution of the said corporation all assets if any, after payment of outstanding debt, shall be donated to non-profit corporations within the community that embody the spirit of Ringette and/or scholarships within the community.  The Decision of the Board of Directors shall be final.


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