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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


Not-for-profit newsletter - Fall 2013
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 12 2013

There are always new things of interest to the NFP and charities law sector and we report on several in this edition of our newsletter


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


Anti-Spam Law to come into force on July 1, 2014: impact on charities and not-for-profits
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2014

The Canadian government has passed legislation that will prohibit the sending of commercial electronic messages unless the messages meet both consent


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


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


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


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


Some special issues to consider under the CNCA
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2011

Organizations incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act (Ontario) (the Current Act) considering what lies in store under the new Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (the CNCA) need to be aware of some special issues they may face