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Update on proposed changes to British Columbia’s Society Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 16 2015

On May 14, 2015, Bill 24, the Societies Act (the "Act"), received Royal Assent. The new Act will repeal and replace the Society Act, which is the


Private parties not liable for public interest costs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 9 2015

Courts are becoming increasingly resistant to attempts by third parties, specifically environmental non-governmental organizations ("ENGOs",) to


Measures pertaining to charities
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2015

The 2015 Federal Budget, tabled by Finance Minister Joe Oliver, contains a few measures aimed at supporting charities. Specifically, Budget 2015


A members’ rights case under the CNCA when can a board deny a requisition?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

In an application brought by members of Taekwondo Canada, the judge ordered the corporation to call a meeting to consider various issues raised by


Private parties not liable for public interest costs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2015

As detailed elsewhere on this blog (here and here), courts are becoming increasingly resistant to attempts by third parties, specifically


Charities Program Update - 2015
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 9 2015

On May 14, 2015, the Canada Revenue Agency's Charities Directorate (the "CRA") released its third installment of the Charities Program Update (the


Charities and political activities
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

The past year has seen no shortage of articles suggesting that the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") selectively targets charities that engage in


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


Federal Budget 2015
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

Yesterday's 2015 Federal Budget, tabled by Finance Minister Joe Oliver, contained a few measures aimed at helping charities and their donors. A


Can Canadian courts turn to religious documents in a religious dispute?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 14 2015

You will want to know about the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Pankerichan v Djokic, if you are part of a religious community which is