The new Societies Act (the "new Act"), which will come into force on November 28, 2016, is now featured on the BC Registry Services website (the "Website"), found at 

http://www.bcregistryservices.gov.bc.ca/bcreg/societiesact/index.page.

The Website features important pieces of information about the new Act.  These include:

  • a detailed comparison between the Society Act and the new Act,
  • benefits of electronic filings under the new Act,
  • the impact of the new Act on pre-existing societies, and
  • answers to frequently asked questions.

An overview of changes can be found at the following website:

http://www.bcregistryservices.gov.bc.ca/bcreg/societiesact/overview.page.