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Wakefield community centre members vote in favour

June 21st,2024 | News

Members of the CWLP cooperative vote June 20 on whether or not to transfer the Wakefield community centre building to the municipality. Photo: Trevor Greenway

The Centre Wakefield-La Pêche (CWLP) cooperative has voted in favour of transferring the community center building to the municipality. On June 20, 225 members voted “yes” to “entrusting the board of directors to negotiate and finalize the transfer of the CWLP building to the Municipality of La Peche,” while 48 members voted against the motion. According to the Cooperatives Act, 75 per cent of members present had to vote in favour of the motion for it to proceed, and the vote came out at just over 81.5 per cent. This indicates a clear message from the membership that change is wanted. The CWLP board will now negotiate a final contract for the transfer. Check out next week’s Low Down for more information.

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