The new Societies Act (the "new Act"), which will come into force on November 28, 2016, is now featured on the BC Registry Services website (the "Website"), found at

The Website features important pieces of information about the new Act.  These include:

  • a detailed comparison between the Society Act and the new Act,
  • benefits of electronic filings under the new Act,
  • the impact of the new Act on pre-existing societies, and
  • answers to frequently asked questions.

An overview of changes can be found at the following website: