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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


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


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


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


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


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


The clock is ticking on continuance what will happen on October 17, 2014 if your organization hasn’t continued under the CNCA?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2014

As everyone with a federally incorporated not-for-profit organization knows by now, corporations governed by the Canada Corporations Act ("CCA") have


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


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