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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


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


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


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


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


The CNCA continuance deadline is approaching what is the minimum to transition?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 19 2014

Corporations governed by the Canada Corporations Act have until October 17, 2014 to continue under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act


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


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