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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


CASL FAQ: when can organizations rely on implied consent?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 6 2014

In our last CASL FAQ, we asked "How Can I Obtain Express Consent for Commercial Electronic Messages?". In this FAQ, we mention some situations when


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


A members’ rights case under the CNCA when can a board deny a requisition?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

In an application brought by members of Taekwondo Canada, the judge ordered the corporation to call a meeting to consider various issues raised by


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


Options for unhappy members under the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act: derivative actions
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 18 2015

If your association has ever encountered an unhappy member or member group, you should be aware of the enhanced member rights under the Canada


Options for unhappy members under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act: oppression remedy
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 9 2015

Members can bring claims against an association if they feel like their rights are being oppressed by the association. The oppression remedy is an


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


October 17, 2014 CNCA deadline approaches: can dissolved corporations be revived if not continued?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 8 2014

As has been written about previously in our posting The Clock is Ticking on Continuance -- What Will Happen on October 17, 2014 If Your Organization


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