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Non-profit board members’ duty of confidentiality
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 20 2012

Like their for-profit counterparts, board members of a non-profit corporation are in a fiduciary relationship with the corporation


Honesty is No Longer the Best Policy - It’s the Law in Contracts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 10 2016

In Bhasin v Hrynew released in November 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a new duty for contracting parties: the "honest performance" of


The not-for-profit and charities sector: looking back at 2013 and looking forward to 2014
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 23 2013

2013 has been a very busy year for not-for-profits, especially from a governance point of view. There is now less than 10 months for not-for-profits


Does your contest violate canadian laws?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2012

In designing a contest that is open to residents of Canada, there are a number of legal issues to consider


NFP Q&A: understanding Ontario’s accessible websites and web content requirements part 3
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 27 2015

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario answered questions regarding websites being significantly refreshed


Another CASL consent issue: this one involving Kellogg Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 1 2016

The CRTC issued the following statement on September 1, 2016 regarding an undertaking respecting Canada's anti-spam legislation: "Kellogg Canada Inc


International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2015

Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Established by the UN, IDPD has been commemorated since 1992 to "promote awareness


The CNCA continuance deadline is approaching what is the minimum to transition?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 19 2014

Corporations governed by the Canada Corporations Act have until October 17, 2014 to continue under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act


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


Breaking News: Government suspends the private right of actionlawsuit provision under CASL
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 7 2017

The Government of Canada has issued the following press release: June 7, 2017 - Ottawa - Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The