The Ministry of Consumer Services has released a plain language guide to the new Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (the “ONCA”) that is now available on the Ministry’s website at:  http://www.sse.gov.on.ca/mcs/en/Pages/onca7.aspx.

The Guide follows the Draft Organizational By-laws that were posted recently by the Ministry and which can be found at http://www.sse.gov.on.ca/mcs/en/Pages/onca6.aspx.   

As mentioned in a previous blog, the by-laws are a helpful starting point but organizations should be careful to review their individual governance circumstances.  

Note that the Ministry’s website continues to state that the ONCA is “targeted to come into effect no earlier than January, 2014.”