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Letters Patent
1. The name of the corporation is:
	Toronto Free-Net Inc.

2. The address of the head office of the corporation is:
	[The address in the Letters Patent is no longer valid.]

3. The head office of the corporation is situated in:
	City of North York in the 
	Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto

4. Address of clubhouse or similar premises:
	n/a

5. The applicants who are to be the first directors
	of the corporation are:
	[names only, excerpted from schedule "A" ]
	Judson Newell
	Laine Ruus
	Sam Sternberg
	David Tallan
	Bev Green
	Sam Lanfranco
	Richard Malinski
	Allan Earle

6. The objects for which the corporation is incorporated are:
	1. To offer free public access via electronic connection with
	   Metro Toronto to worldwide computer readable information.

	2. To offer a means for information providers to disseminate their
	   information as widely and economically as possible.

	3. To build new and support existing networks of information
	   dissemination.

	4. To pursue alternative methods of information dissemination. 

	5. To facilitate user education where appropriate to other
	   corporate objectives.

	6. To pursue any other means of fulfilling the goals of the
	   corporation.

7. The special provisions are:

	(a) The corporation shall be carried on without the purpose of
	gain for its members, any profits or other acccretions to the
	corporation shall be used in promoting its objects, and no part of
	the income of the corporation shall be payable to or otherwise
	available for the personal benefit of any member thereof.

	(b) The directors shall serve as such without remuneration and no
	director shall directly or indirectly receive any profit from his
	or her position as such, provided that directors may be paid
	reasonable expenses incurred by them in the performance of their
	duties. 

[clause (c) is from the supplementary letters patent, 4 April 1995]

	(c) The directors of the Corporation shall be elected and shall
	be retired in rotation. At the first meeting of the members for
	the election of directors in rotation (a) all directors then in
	office shall retire, but shall be eligible for re-election, and
	(b) one-third of the number of directors (rounded upwards to the
	nearest whole number) shall be elected to hold office for a term
	of three (3) years fom the date of their election or until the
	third annual meeting of members after such date, whichever last
	occurs, one-half of the remaining number of directors (rounded
	upwards to the nearest whole number) shall be elected for a term
	of two (2) years from the date of their election or until the
	second annual meeting of members after such date, whichever occurs
	last, and the remaining number of the directors shall be elected
	for a term of one (1) year from the date of their election or
	until the first annual meeting of members after such date,
	whichever last occurs. Thereafter, at each annual meeting of
	members, directors shall be elected to fill the positions of those
	directors whose terms of office have expired and each director so
	elected shall hold office until the third annual meeting after his
	or her appointment.

8. The names and addresses of the applicants are:
	[names only, excerpted from schedule "B" ]
	Judson Newell
	Laine Ruus
	Sam Sternberg
	David Tallan
	Bev Green
	Sam Lanfranco
	Richard Malinski
	Allan Earle


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