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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


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


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


Potential loss of tax-exempt status when not-for-profits wind up
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2015

Late last year, the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") released a technical interpretation, CRA document no. 2013-0474101E5 -- "NPO wind-up - asset


Changes to the CNCA correction and cancellation policies
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 17 2014

Corporations Canada has amended two policies applicable to corporations incorporated under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act ("CNCA"):


Changes to the CNCA Amalgamation Policy
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2014

Corporations Canada has amended its Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act Amalgamation Policy ("Policy") to eliminate certain time restrictions


Tax update for charities and Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 19 2014

For the Tax Update, I presented on "A Changing Landscape" for charities and not-for-profit organizations. For charities, recent developments include