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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


The clock is ticking on continuance what will happen on October 17, 2014 if your organization hasn’t continued under the CNCA?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2014

As everyone with a federally incorporated not-for-profit organization knows by now, corporations governed by the Canada Corporations Act ("CCA") have


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


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


No more national charities week?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2013

Bill C-458 (An Act respecting a National Charities Week and to amend the Income Tax Act (charitable and other gifts)) was withdrawn at the end of


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


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