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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


International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2015

Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Established by the UN, IDPD has been commemorated since 1992 to "promote awareness


UK Charity Consultation
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2016

The UK Charity Commission is consulting with the public around its proposed approach to using new statutory power to issue official warnings to


The Canada Revenue Agency revokes the registration of the ACTLAP Children's Foundation (A.C.F.)
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

On July 8, 2016 the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) issued the news release set out below. The CRA is revoking the registration of a charity for several


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


15 months left - the CNCA countdown is on!
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2013

Fifteen months today - October 17, 2014 - is the deadline for continuing under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. Remember that


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 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


Some issues to remember under the CNCA
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2013

As federal not-for-profits move to continue under the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act ("CNCA") before the October 17, 2014 deadline, it is


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