June 2021 Message
Brethren, once again I hope both you and your families are all doing well and staying safe.
I want to thank you for your participation in our 18 Virtual Official Visits which averaged 85 members in attendance. I would also like to thank, the District Education Committee for the 19 presentations in their education series, which averaged close to 100 members in attendance, from within and outside the district.
Toronto East District Meeting will take place virtually on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
The link has been sent to all Lodge Secretaries for distribution to the membership.
Please remember that Grand Lodge Proceedings for 2021 will be held online in June and July.
For the election of the DDGM there is a two-step process:
• Step 1 - every eligible voter must preregister during the registration window which will take place from June 12, 2021 9:00 a.m. EST through June 17, 2021 4:00 p.m. EST.
• Step 2 - every eligible voter must cast his electronic ballot during the voting window which will take place on Friday June 18, 2021 starting at 9:00 a.m. EST until Saturday June 19, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. EST.
PLEASE NOTE: Voters who register for the election of the DDGM will NOT be required to register a second time in order to vote for Grand Lodge officers and proposed Constitutional Amendments.
Their prior registration will be automatically carried forward to the second election. Further information on registration and voting will follow.
For election of Grand Lodge Officers (including members of the Board of General Purposes) and voting on Proposed Amendments.
• Step 1 - every eligible voter must preregister during the registration window which will take place from July 12, 2021 9:00 a.m. EST through July 18, 2021 4:00 p.m. EST.
• Step 2 - every eligible voter must cast his electronic ballot during the voting window which will take place between Monday July 19, 2021 starting at 9:00 a.m. EST until Tuesday July 20, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. EST.
May the Great Architect of the Universe continue to protect and guide us in all our endeavours.
R. W. Bro. Gilbert L. Carreiro,
DDGM, Toronto East Distict. 2019~2021