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Motion Judge Erred In Law By Approving Class Counsel's Fees On Condition That $1.5 Million Be Donated To Charity
The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently set aside a decision approving the legal fees of class counsel on the condition that counsel would donate 40% of the approved fees to charity.
Canada
7 Feb 2019
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Proposed Amendments To Canadian Corporate And Competition Laws
A bill amending the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Competition Act and federal cooperatives and not-for-profit legislation was tabled for first reading in the Canadian parliament on September 28, 2016.
Canada
3 Oct 2016
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Important Changes To Ontario's Lobbying Regulations For Businesses And Non-Profit Organizations
The overall impact of these changes will bring Ontario's lobbyist registration system more in line with the federal system.
Canada
26 Sep 2016
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Prevention Vs. Relief Of Poverty: Not A Difference Without A Distinction In The Eyes Of The Law
Charities are widely perceived as organizations that provide assistance to those in need and aim to make the world a better place. However, the word "charitable" has a different meaning at law.
Canada
21 Jul 2016
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Information On New Societies Act Now Available On BC Registry Services Website
With the exception of a few sections named in the Act, the requirements set out in the Societies Act will apply to all BC societies from the in-force date of November 28, 2016.
Canada
21 Jan 2016
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New Societies Act To Come Into Force On November 28, 2016
The days of the current Society Act are officially numbered. It has now been announced that the new Societies Act will come into force on November 28, 2016.
Canada
1 Dec 2015
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Southlands Riding Club Featured In The Vancouver Sun
We are pleased to share that Southlands Riding Club has been featured in the November 3, 2015 issue of The Vancouver Sun.
Canada
12 Nov 2015
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Partner Up! - New Rules Allow Registered Charities To Invest In Limited Partnerships
Registered charities have traditionally been unable to invest in limited partnership units without jeopardizing their tax-exempt status.
Canada
7 Oct 2015
9
How To Attend An AGM In Your Pajamas: A Guide To Virtual Meetings For Not-For-Profits In Canada
Michael Blatchford publishes the paper "How to Attend an AGM in Your Pajamas: A Guide to Virtual Meetings for Not-for-Profits in Canada".
Canada
29 May 2015
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BC Society Alert: New Societies Act Coming!
The provincial legislation that creates and governs all societies in British Columbia is receiving an overhaul.
Canada
18 May 2015
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Federal Budget Brings Good News To Charities And Their Donors
The 2015 Federal Budget contains measures that will extend the exemption of capital gains to proceeds of sales of real estate and private companies.
Canada
27 Apr 2015
12
Introduction Of New Societies Act
The new Societies Act will receive first reading at the BC Legislature today.
Canada
7 Apr 2015
13
Federal Budget 2014 And Changes To Testamentary Charitable Giving
Draft legislation proposals were released by the Department of Finance on August 29, 2014. These generally implement the measures introduced in the Federal Budget 2014.
Canada
18 Nov 2014
14
Mergers Of Non-Profit Organizations
There are an estimated 160,000 non-profit organizations in Canada, of which 86,000 are registered charities.
Canada
14 Nov 2014
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Can A Political Purpose Also Be A Charitable Purpose? Perspectives On The Impact Of Re Greenpeace Of New Zealand Inc. In Canada
A number of Canadian charities have recently come under scrutiny by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regarding their charitable status.
Canada
4 Nov 2014
16
Not-For-Profit Corporations – New Flexibility When You Really Need It
As of October 17, 2014, the period for transitioning to the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act will expire.
Canada
13 Oct 2014
17
BC Ministry Of Finance Invites Submissions On Draft Legislation To Replace Society Act
The BC Ministry of Finance is continuing with its plan to modernize the Society Act, releasing draft replacement legislation and a call for submissions.
Canada
13 Aug 2014
18
Canadian Not-For-Profit Alert: Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation In Force July 1, 2014
CASL applies to every organization in Canada that sends commercial electronic messages, including registered charities and non-profit organizations.
Canada
18 Jun 2014
19
Ineligible Individuals: Practice Points
The Department of Finance introduced a Federal Budget containing a series of amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada).
Canada
2 Jun 2014
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Charities Audits: Dealing With The CRA
Any taxpayer can be audited. With certain taxpayers or certain types of taxpayers it happens often.
Canada
2 Jun 2014
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