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CNCA continuance: some issues to avoid

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 11 2014

Corporations governed by the Canada Corporations Act have until October 17, 2014 to continue under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Non-profit board members’ duty of confidentiality

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Directors: who qualifies and who is ineligible under the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 30 2013

The new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act ("CNCA") sets out specific qualifications for directors of corporations incorporated or continued

The CNCA is here: now what?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 12 2011

After years of anticipation, the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (the CNCA) was proclaimed in force on October 17, 2011

What’s new

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 29 2011

2011 continues to be a year of change for not-for-profit and charitable organizations

Reporting requirements under the Canada not-for-profit Corporations Act: continuance is just the beginning

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2014

It is important to remember that there are several ongoing reporting requirements under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. These include the

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

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

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

Ontario budget highlights

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • 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
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  • 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