Name and Objects

Section 1. The name of the Corporation (hereinafter called "the Club" or "MSCC") is the Miniature Schnauzer Club of Canada.

Section 2. Corporate Seal. The seal, an impression of which is stamped in the margin hereof, will be the seal of the Club.

Section 3. The objects of the Club shall be:

  1. To promote the responsible owning, breeding and exhibiting of Miniature Schnauzers and thus further the interests of owners, breeders and exhibitors of the Miniature Schnauzer.
  2. To encourage and promote the correct type in breeding, exhibiting and judging of Miniature Schnauzers in conformity with the breed standard, as set forth by the Club and approved by the Canadian Kennel Club.
  3. To conduct and/or support Specialty Shows, Matches and any other events promoting the interests of the Miniature Schnauzer.
  4. To educate the public in all aspects of owning and breeding Miniature Schnauzers.
  5. To support and encourage research activities designed to improve the health and welfare of the Miniature Schnauzer.
  6. To further the interests of all purebred dogs wherever possible within the scope of the Club.

Section 4. Intent and Purpose. It is the intent and purpose that the Club shall be organized and operated exclusively for the pursuit and attainment of the above-stated objectives, and not for any pecuniary gain or profit to the members hereof. Whatever property, real, personal or mixed may be acquired by it or whatever income may accrue therefrom shall be held and utilized only for and in the furtherance of the objects and purposes aforesaid.

Section 5. Regional representation. The MSCC is a national club and shall endeavor to conduct activities in all regions of Canada whenever practical. It shall be the policy of the Club to ensure that members be allowed to vote by ballot on issues of national importance.



Section 1. The rules and procedures governing membership, organization and administration of the MSCC will be covered in the By-Laws portion of these Constitution and By-Laws.



Section 1. This Constitution may be amended by an affirmative 2/3 vote of members voting by mail in accordance with Article XIV of the By-Laws. No repeal or amendment shall be enacted until it has received the approval of the Minister of Industry, Science & Technology.


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