a. Membership Dues
There shall be no a membership fees or dues unless otherwise as directed by an ordinary resolution duly passed by the Board. Members shall be notified in writing of the membership dues at any time payable by them and, if any are not paid within one calendar month of the membership renewal date, the members in default shall automatically cease to be members of the Corporation.
b. Termination of Membership
A membership in the Corporation in non‑transferable and is terminated and automatically lapses when any one of the following events occur
(m) the member dies, or, in the case of a member that is a corporation, the corporation is dissolved;
(n) a member fails to maintain any qualifications for membership described in Section 2.1 of these By laws;
(o) the member resigns by delivering a written resignation to the head office of the Corporation, in which case such resignation shall be effective on the date specified in the resignation;
(p) the member is expelled in accordance with Section 3.3, below, or the members’ membership is otherwise terminated in accordance with the Articles or By laws;
(q) the member’s term of membership expires; or
(r) the Corporation is liquidated or dissolved under the Act.
Subject to the Articles, upon any termination of membership, the rights of the member, including any rights in the property of the Corporation, automatically cease to exist.
c. Discipline of Members
The Board shall have authority to suspend or expel any member from the Corporation for any one or more of the following grounds:
(s) violating any provision of the Articles, By laws, or written policies of the Corporation;
(t) carrying out any conduct which may be detrimental to the Corporation as determined by the Board in its sole discretion;
(u) for any other reason that the Board in its sole and absolute discretion considers to be reasonable, having regard to the purpose of the Corporation.
In the event that the Board determines that a member should be expelled or suspended from membership in the Corporation, the president, or such other officer as may be designated by the Board, shall provide 20 days notice of suspension or expulsion to the member and shall provide reasons for the proposed suspension or expulsion. The member may make written submissions to the president, or such other officer as may be designated by the Board, in response to the notice received within such 20 day period. In the event that no written submissions are received by the president, the president, or such other officer as may be designated by the Board, may proceed to notify the member that the member is suspended or expelled from membership in the Corporation. If written submissions are received in accordance with this section, the Board will consider such submissions in arriving at a final decision and shall notify the member concerning such final decision within a further 20 days from the date of receipt of the submissions. The Board’s decision shall be final and binding on the member, without any further right of appeal.