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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
  • -
  • June 20 2012

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

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

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

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • 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

Benefits and disadvantages of incorporating an unincorporated association

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 27 2009

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

Charitable trusts: another option to establish a charity

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

Charities are commonly established as a corporation or society

The Canada Revenue Agency's views on 149(1)(l) non-profit organizations

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 22 2009

A recently released technical interpretation (document 2009-0337311E5) has given rise to concerns that the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") may be altering its administrative policies with respect to how organizations that are established with the intention of qualifying as a 149(1)(l) tax exempt non-profit organization can operate

The tax basics of crowdfunding for non-profits

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2014

Crowdfunding has received increased media attention in recent months due in part to its growing popularity, as most recently seen in the launch of

Reference letter liability

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

Charities and non-profit organizations that provide reference letters to departing and former employees need to ensure that they are aware of the possible legal implications that such letters entail

Summary of the new Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 21 2011

On June 23, 2009, the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (the “NPCA”) received Royal Assent heralding a modern governance era for Canadian non-share capital corporations