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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


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


Charitable fundraising? Remember the CRA guidance: there are practices that raise a red flag!
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 30 2013

The CRA's fundraising guidance is available at: Fundraising is something the


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


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


Province Establishes Investment Management Corporation of Ontario
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 6 2016

The Ontario government is creating the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) to provide investment management and advisory services to


Celebrating CASL’s 2nd Anniversary: Some FAQs (today: content requirements)
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 9 2016

As noted in a recent blog, Canada's anti-spam legislation, generally known as CASL, came into effect in large part on July 1, 2014. We thought it


T3010 Filing Due Dates
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 18 2016

The CRA has developed a new "infographic" to help charities remember various filing deadlines. This information can be found at


Corporations Canada is amending the CNCA, CBCA and CCA
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 2 2016

Corporations Canada has announced that it is making minor changes to the regulations to each of the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, the


Plain language guide to ONCA released
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2013

The Ministry of Consumer Services has released a plain language guide to the new Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (the "ONCA") that is