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Mergers of non-profit organizations

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 13 2014

There are an estimated 160,000 non-profit organizations in Canada, of which 86,000 are registered charities. Information recently released by the

Raffles: proposed change to the Criminal Code to benefit charitable and religious organizations

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 18 2014

Last month, Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures

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

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

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

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

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005: upcoming deadlines for not-for-profit organizations

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 21 2014

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (the "AODA") and its associated regulations set out specific standards that employers and

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

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

New not-for-profit law: is your franchisee association ready?

  • Sotos LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 1 2012

In many franchise systems, franchisees have developed franchisee associations which serve as an independent forum through which franchisees have the ability to make recommendations to the franchisor with respect to matters of operation, advertising, supplies and suppliers, rebates, and system improvements

Signing authorities

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 14 2009

Shortly after a Not-for-Profit Corporation is first incorporated, an organizational meeting of Directors is held for the purpose of what might be called "internal housekeeping"