National Code of Conduct
The following list of issues has been reviewed by members of the National and Provincial Pack Leaders and the following guidelines have been decided.
Some variations may occur from Province to Province only regarding MVI laws.
Your Pack Leader and Assistant Pack Leader will discuss these guidelines with you in detail.
Please note that updates may be added as required.
CLW = Canadian Lonewolves,
NPL = National Pack Leader,
ANPL = Assistant National Pack Leader,
PL = Pack Leader (Provincial),
APL = Assistant Pack Leader (Provincial)
Anyone choosing not to comply with this Code of Conduct will be required to remove their Back Patch Kit and return those items promptly to their Pack Leader (PL). They will lose all rights as a CLW member and be removed from the National Website and other social media sites.
Improper and unwanted touching of a member or guest by another member or guest, will not be tolerated.
Such actions will result in removal from the Pack.
All issues involving members, are to be directed to your PL and APL.
Only PLs and APLs are to direct their issues to NPL’s.
With the exception of a serious matter not resolved with meetings with your PL and APL. Then you can contact any member of the national team under the "contact us" section on the website. We will get back to you in a reasonable time depending on time zones.
There will not be any tolerance for personal attacks or implied negative comments to or about a fellow member or guest. If you have an issue with any member of the CLW or guest, contact your PL or APL with your issue.
A mediation, in person or by phone will happen, at the earliest convenience of all included parties. Social media is not the venue to act out your feelings.
Noncompliance with this will result in removal from the pack.
To allow all members to receive the information needed to make plans and help with attendance, all CLW events, rides, dinners and meetings are be posted on the following sites:
Social media sites containing all or partially all CLW members.
Canadian Lonewolves Facebook page for your Province or area.
Canadian Lonewolves website. www.canadianlonewolves.ca
*Last minute ride and coffee meets are excluded.
*Administrators of the sites have the right to delete or edit postings, if necessary.
Anyone can put on a ride.
A Road Captain can be any member who wishes to take on that responsibility. This includes planning your route, current weather conditions, knowing your riders' experience levels, the smallest gas tank, along with any health conditions or allergies that can cause harm or death in picking a food/rest stop. Road Captains are responsible for providing a safe and enjoyable ride for everyone.
Riders, in turn are expected to make sure your Road Captain knows your level of experience, medical conditions, allergies or anything that affects your ride. Riders are expected to ride within the limits of their abilities and experience. No showing off. Riding while over the legal limit of alcohol or under the influence of narcotics endangers all riders. You will be removed as a member of the pack.
It is of the utmost importance that all CLW members and guests understand and respect each others' needs and abilities to help protect their brothers and sisters.
PROCEDURE FOR RECEIVING BACK PATCH KIT
Anyone hoping to join CLW must do the following.
1. Must be a Canadian Citizen.
2. You must have a valid motorcycle license.
3. Along with a working, inspected, registered and insured motorcycle, where required by your Province. With a minimum one years riding experience and a rider training course unless you are a pillion rider. Pillion riders that are already patched, who decide to obtain their motorcycle license at a later date, must obtain permission from their PL before being permitted to ride in large groups. Potential members who have belonged to or were prospects for another MC or RC must be in good standing with their former club to be considered for membership with CLW.
4. Sign up to the website.
5. Read and thoroughly understand the "what we stand for" page.
6. Read and agree to follow the code of conduct.
7. Following that will result in personal contact, within a reasonable time line depending on time of year and previous commitments by your PL or APL.
8. After a phone call or personal meet and acceptance, you will then become a CLW Guest.
9. After attendance to coffee meetings, events and rides to meet other members, during a period of not less then three months, depending on the riding season, and any specific regional requirements by your Province's PL, a decision can be made to allow the guest to join upon agreement by all parties.
10. Presentation of Back Patch Kit to new members will be at discretion of the PL and APL preferably at a CLW event.
MEETING OF 1% CLUB MEMBERS
f you are unfamiliar with 1% clubs, please talk to your PL or APL. It is important that everyone understands how 1% clubs operate and the rules that they follow.
Meetings have been held between CLW and 1% Clubs to clarify the positive presence of the CLWs in the motorcycle world. Especially, due to new 1% clubs that have been moving into new areas. It has been clearly stated, by them, that we are in good standing with them.
Always be respectful to them, so that the CLW will receive respect in return. Also, for clarification, our female members are equally respected by the 1% clubs as our male members.
Our position to them are as follows.
We respect all 1% clubs.
We encourage CLW members to support public charity events that they host.
NPL East Coast