Important : upcoming communication from the GMMQ about the referendum

February 17, 2014 - GMMQ members are going to receive by post shortly some information from the GMMQ regarding the referendum process and on certain issues related to a possible disaffiliation with the AFM such as pension fund and work permits for the United States.

IMPORTANT - Message from GMMQ members to Alan Willaert, AFM Vice President from Canada

We invite the GMMQ members to login into the members access of this website to read the message from Luc Fortin, GMMQ President, sent on February 4, 2014 to Alan Willaert, AFM Vice-President from Canada.

We also remind you that all information related to the GMMQ's autonomy and affiliation to the AFM is available on this website's members access under the section "GMMQ/AFM File".

Death notice - Ray Petch

The GMMQ learned with sadness the death of Ray Petch, former Vice President from Canada of the American Federation of Musicians and Director of the Musicians’ Rights Organization Canada (MROC), on February 1st, 2014. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of M. Petch.

Extension for application : Director position vacant at the GMMQ Board

Notice of the Secretary-Treasurer in accordance with articles 69a and 69b of the GMMQ bylaws

Montréal, January 21, 2014

Important : 2013 contributions to the Musicians' Pension Fund Canada

Please note that the Musicians' Pension Fund Canada must receive contributions related to 2013 before March 1st, 2014. In order to allow to meet this deadline, we ask you to send to the GMMQ your contracts for the year 2013 by February 15, 2014.

New page "GMMQ / AFM file" available for members

To facilitate the search for information regarding the GMMQ's autonomy and affiliation with the AFM matter, we have created a new page on this website that is dedicated to this matter. You will find there all communication sent to our members since 2010 and we will update it with information to come. 

New issue of the Entracte journal

GMMQ members received (or are going to receive in a couple of days) the latest issue of Entracte, the journal of the GMMQ (Fall/Winter 2013-2014), either electronically or printed (by post).

Happy holidays!

Please note that the GMMQ offices will be closed from December 23 to January 3 for Holiday season.

Video of the AFM Convention in July 2013

As you know, three GMMQ delegates attended the AFM Convention in Las Vegas from July 22 to 25, 2013 : Luc Fortin, President, Jacques Bourget, Vice-President Québec and Mylène Cyr, Executive Director. The AFM Convention is a triennial event that brought together this year 161 locals from United-States and Canada. On this occasion, delegates are to elect officers and to vote on the proposed resolutions to modify the Federation bylaws.  

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