The Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario) represents the Federal Liberal Party and its 106 Electoral District Associations in Ontario. LPC(O) works with the thousands of members and volunteers in Ontario to ensure that it is a healthy and vibrant political organization.
Each Electoral District Association (EDA) is responsible to pursue actively the following purposes and activities:
(a) to participate in public affairs by endorsing the person who is the candidate of the Party for election to the House of Commons for its electoral district, by ensuring that the association has an effective election readiness organization and plan and by implementing that plan;
(b) to provide a forum for its members to have their say and influence the policies and platform of the Party and to encourage involvement in the policy development process of the Party;
(c) to raise money to support the fundamental purposes of the Party and the purposes and activities of the EDA;
(d) to communicate regularly with its members and with the public in its electoral district.
Electoral District Associations are administered by a volunteer Board, The “Executive” includes the six Table Officers, the President of the EDA Ontario Young Liberals (OYL), the President of the EDA Ontario Women’s Liberal Commission (OWLC) , the President of the EDA Aboriginal People’s Liberal Commission (Ontario) (APLCO) and a number of Directors, as set out in the EDA’s constitution.
The objectives of the Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario) are:
(a) to advocate and support Liberal political principles;
(b) to advance the interests of and participate as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada;
(c) to promote the election of Liberal candidates in Ontario to the Parliament of Canada; and
(d) to respect the principle of equal division between men and women in the structure and operations of the Liberal Party to the greatest extent possible.
Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario) is responsible for:
(a) organization and election readiness and policy development in Ontario, for representing Ontario to the Liberal Party nationally and for implementing national programs and initiatives in the province;
(b) developing on an annual basis, in concert with the members of the Liberal Party in Ontario, a strategic plan for the province that proposes activities in the areas of membership recruitment; finance and fundraising; policy development; EDA compliance; EDA organization, election readiness and policy development; administration of Liberal Party elections (including a Leadership Vote, a Leadership Endorsement Ballot, candidate selection meetings and delegate selection meetings); and election readiness;
(c) communicating regularly with its members and with the public in Ontario in connection with the provincial affairs of the Liberal Party .
The Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario) is administered by a volunteer Board, The “Management Committee” includes the seven Table Officers, the President of the Ontario Young Liberals (OYL), the President of the Ontario Women’s Liberal Commission (OWLC), the President of the Aboriginal People’s Liberal Commission (Ontario) (APLCO) and the six Regional Presidents.
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The actions and endeavors of the Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario) are supported by staff working out the LPC(O) headquarters at 10 St Mary Street in Toronto.
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