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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


Breaking News: Government suspends the private right of actionlawsuit provision under CASL
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 7 2017

The Government of Canada has issued the following press release: June 7, 2017 - Ottawa - Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The


Another CASL consent issue: this one involving Kellogg Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 1 2016

The CRTC issued the following statement on September 1, 2016 regarding an undertaking respecting Canada's anti-spam legislation: "Kellogg Canada Inc


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


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


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


Charities and giving - What’s new?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2016

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is holding a public consultation on the revision of the international counter-terrorist financing standard


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


CASL FAQ: what are the general requirements to comply with CASL?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 6 2014

In our last CASL FAQ asking "Are My Organization's Emails Spam?", we cautioned that the activities of not-for-profits and charities may be caught


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