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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


Why are your articles of continuance being returned?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 3 2014

If your organization has not yet continued under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and needs to do so, you should review Industry Canada's


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


Online Filing Centre
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2015

Corporations Canada has extended the number of items that can be filed online. This is meant to assist organizations in their compliance efforts


Public consultation on counter-terrorist financing standard
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 17 2015

The CRA has advised that "The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is holding a public consultation on the revision of the international


CNCA continuance: some issues to avoid
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2014

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


A reminder of the CRA’s list of factors that prevent an organization from being registered as a charity
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 1 2015

The posting on the CRA's website regarding the factors that will prevent an organization from being registered as a charity was refreshed in August


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