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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


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


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


The not-for-profit and charities sector: looking back at 2013 and looking forward to 2014
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 23 2013

2013 has been a very busy year for not-for-profits, especially from a governance point of view. There is now less than 10 months for not-for-profits