May 2021 Message
Brethren, once again I hope both you and your families are all doing well and staying safe.
The following are the dates of our March Virtual Official Visits. These are the last three for this year. I’m sure your attendance would be much appreciated by all.
• Friday May 7, 2021 – Wexford Lodge 683
• Wednesday May 12, 2021 – Friendship Lodge 729
• Friday May 14, 2021 – Birch Cliff Lodge 612
Toronto East District Education Committee will be presenting our last two sessions (#18 & #19) in their education series.
• Wednesday May 19, 2021 - A System of Morality Part ll “Veiled in Allegory”
Presenter – W. Bro. George Boys-Stone, The Prestonian Lecturer
• Tuesday May 25, 2021 - Mentorship Program
Presenter – V.W. Bro. Stephen Maizels, W. Bro. Robert Culbertson and W. Bro. Joe Johnson
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 pre-register during the registration window which will take place from June 12, 2021 9:00 AM EST through June 17, 2021 4:00 PM 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 AM EST until Saturday June 19, 2021 at 4:00 PM EST.
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 AM EST through July 18, 2021 4:00 PM 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 AM EST until Tuesday July 20, 2021 at 3:00 PM 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.
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