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Options for unhappy members under the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act: derivative actions

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 18 2015

If your association has ever encountered an unhappy member or member group, you should be aware of the enhanced member rights under the Canada

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

Benefits and disadvantages of incorporating an unincorporated association

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 27 2009

On occasion we are asked to discuss the differences between associations and corporations

Tax treatment of the provision of rent-free leases to charity

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 31 2013

Charities are occasionally offered the opportunity to use the property of another person free of charge. This may include the provision of rent-free

Key changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and other employment statutes

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 27 2015

Bill 18, the Stronger Workplace for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, which received Royal Assent on November 20, 2014, introduced significant changes to

Charitable trusts: another option to establish a charity

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 8 2011

Charities are commonly established as a corporation or society

Canada’s anti-spam law: frequently asked questions for non-profits and charities

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 16 2014

Canada's anti-spam law (referred to as "CASL") will come into force on July 1, 2014. CASL has serious ramifications for a wide-range of organizations

BC tables new Societies Act

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2015

Yesterday, British Columbia’s Minister of Finance tabled a bill that would replace the province’s existing Societies Act, which contains certain

Applications for exemption under the Canada-United States Income Tax Convention

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • August 31 2011

Charities and non-profit organizations in Canada and the U.S. Tax Convention (the “Treaty”) and whether it may be possible to obtain an exemption from taxes that would otherwise apply to such income

Intellectual property issues in cross border arrangements

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 27 2015

It is well-known that a Canadian registered charity ought not to transfer funds to a foreign or domestic entity that is not a qualified donee