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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


Honesty is No Longer the Best Policy - It’s the Law in Contracts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 10 2016

In Bhasin v Hrynew released in November 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a new duty for contracting parties: the "honest performance" of


Does your contest violate canadian laws?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2012

In designing a contest that is open to residents of Canada, there are a number of legal issues to consider


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


Competition Act issues: what every well run organization needs to know
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2011

A well managed organization creates a culture of professionalism and adherence to standards and policies


Update on proposed salary cap legislation
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2011

You may have heard about the Private Members’ Bill C-470, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act


Responding to claims from unhappy members under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 28 2015

When potential litigation arises in the form of a derivative action or oppression remedy under theCanada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, an


Proclamation of the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act delayed again
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 29 2015

After many years of waiting for the proclamation of the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (Ontario) (the "ONCA"), not-for-profit corporations in


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 Ontario’s proposed Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 6 2013

Last week we had a blog posting on "Directors: Who Qualifies and Who is Ineligible under the New Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act?". Today, we