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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

Options for unhappy members under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act: oppression remedy

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2015

Members can bring claims against an association if they feel like their rights are being oppressed by the association. The oppression remedy is an

Have your say on satiety health claims on food

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

Health Canada is seeking comments on its guidance document on satiety health claims on food

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

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

Proposed legislation to govern compensation of broader public sector executives

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 4 2014

This fall Bill 8 has been swiftly moving through the stages of the legislative process in Ontario. It is An Act to promote public sector and MPP

NFP Q&A: understanding Ontario’s accessible websites and web content requirements part 2

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 4 2015

In this Q&A, the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario answers questions regarding micro-sites. To see who falls under a "Large Organization" or

NFP Q&A: understanding Ontario’s accessible websites and web content requirements part 3

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 27 2015

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario answered questions regarding websites being significantly refreshed

Director Recruiting: competency andor diversity?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 9 2009

Bill Pashby, chair of the panel on Director Recruiting, noted that there are about 160,000 not-for-profit and charitable organizations operating in Canada

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • 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