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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


Not-for-profit newsletter - Fall 2013
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 12 2013

There are always new things of interest to the NFP and charities law sector and we report on several in this edition of our newsletter


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


Directors: who qualifies and who is ineligible under the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 30 2013

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


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


Anti-Spam Law to come into force on July 1, 2014: impact on charities and not-for-profits
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2014

The Canadian government has passed legislation that will prohibit the sending of commercial electronic messages unless the messages meet both consent


CASL FAQ: are my organization’s emails spam?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2014

Over the next few weeks, we will be looking at a number of things to consider in light of Canada's anti-spam legislation ("CASL"), the federal


CASL FAQ: what are the general content requirements?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 12 2014

In our last FAQs "When Can Organizations Rely on Implied Consent?" and "How Can I Obtain Express Consent for Commercial Electronic Messages?", we


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


The clock has run out: the CNCA continuance deadline has now passed
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 28 2014

The time is up; the October 17, 2014 deadline to continue under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act ("CNCA") has now passed. As we have