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Non-profit board members’ duty of confidentiality

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 20 2012

Like their for-profit counterparts, board members of a non-profit corporation are in a fiduciary relationship with the corporation

CASL FAQ: when can organizations rely on implied consent?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 6 2014

In our last CASL FAQ, we asked "How Can I Obtain Express Consent for Commercial Electronic Messages?". In this FAQ, we mention some situations when

Anti-Spam Law to come into force on July 1, 2014: impact on charities and not-for-profits

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Canadian government has passed legislation that will prohibit the sending of commercial electronic messages unless the messages meet both consent

Some issues to remember under the CNCA

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 4 2013

As federal not-for-profits move to continue under the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act ("CNCA") before the October 17, 2014 deadline, it is

CASL FAQ: how can I obtain express consent for commercial electronic messages?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 20 2014

In our last CASL FAQ, we asked "What Are the General Requirements to Comply with CASL?". We mentioned that the first question an organization needs

NFP Q&A: Tuition assistance now tax free

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 14 2013

Some educational institutions and other organizations provide tuition assistance to family members of their employees. Historically, Canada Revenue

Ontario budget highlights

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 3 2013

As part of the Ontario budget released on May 2nd, the Ontario government has indicated its strong support of broader gender diversity on the boards

CASL FAQ: what are the general requirements to comply with CASL?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 6 2014

In our last CASL FAQ asking "Are My Organization's Emails Spam?", we cautioned that the activities of not-for-profits and charities may be caught

Raffles: don’t forget to obtain a licence

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 3 2014

If your organization wishes to conduct a raffle to raise funds, do not forget that there are rules governing the running of raffles. (Generally

Will Ontario's unclaimed intangible property program exclude gift cards?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 9 2012

In 1989, the Unclaimed Intangible Property Act was passed in Ontario, but it was never proclaimed in force