New extra-provincial registration requirements under the BC Societies Act

The new B.C. Societies Act (which is anticipated to come into force in November of 2016 and is replacing the old B.C. Society Act) has…

AFP Ottawa Fundraising Day 2016

I look forward to speaking at the AFP Ottawa Fundraising Day 2016 on May 18, 2016.  My topic will be "Top 20 Charity Law Issues for…

Does your Ontario non-profit corporation really exist?? It is a bit of a secret!

Many groups are operating under the impression that they are an Ontario corporation when in fact they were never actually incorporated as an Ontario,…

Corporations Canada releases Notice on Public Disclosure of Corporate Information

Corporations Canada recently released a notice on the public disclosure requirements relating to the corporate information that they collect as…

OBA Program on new developments with forfeited property of dissolved not-for-profit corporations

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016 I will be chairing an OBA program entitled "The Forfeited Property of Dissolved Not-for-Profit Corporations: New…

Latest Update on CNCA continuances and dissolutions from Industry Canada

I recently contacted Industry Canada and they advised that as at December 18, 2015 there were 19,997 not-for-profit corporations under Canada…

New E-Mail Address for Filings to Corporations Canada

Corporations Canada has a new email address when filing documents through e-mail.  This is particularly important for CNCA corporations. …

Corporations Canada offering new online services for non-profits under the CNCA

Corporations Canada announced today that it will be offering two new online services for non-profits under the CNCA.  It will now be…

Agenda for the Blumbergs’ Charity Law Institute 2015

Here is an agenda for the Blumbergs' Charity Law Institute 2015.  You can register here.  

Very disappointing news from Ontario government on ONCA today

As many know the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) was passed in 2010 and was supposed to be brought in by January 2013.…

Article in Bottom Line “Ontario non-profits await new legislation” by Mark Blumberg

The Bottom Line recently published an article entitled Ontario non-profits await new legislation by Mark Blumberg.  The article discusses…

Ontario budget and non-profit corporate legislation

As many have noted the Ontario budget was not that exciting.  There is one sentence on ONCA hidden at the end of a paragraph on business…

Industry Canada provides list of corporations that have received a Notice of Decision to Dissolve

Industry Canada is now providing as part of their ‘Monthly Transactions’ online a list of the Corporations that it intends to dissolve as…

20 Ways We May Be Able To Help You With ONCA By Mark Blumberg

Here is my article 20 Ways We May Be Able To Help You With ONCA.  It sets out some of the items that our law firm can assist Ontario…

Industry to provide notices of pending dissolution to all Federal CCA non-profits by September

As we have reported before Industry Canada has sent out over 16,000 notices of pending dissolution to about 6000 CCA corporations.  Typically…

The easy and quick solution to ONCA for Ontario Non-Profit Corporations

We are now in February of 2015.  ONCA has not moved forward since the Ontario election last year.   It looks like ONCA may not even…

Enhancing the ONCA Transition for registered charities by reducing redundant charity review

I recently filed a submission with the Ontario government entitled "Enhancing the ONCA Transition for Ontario non-profit corporations that are…

Industry Canada has sent out 16,000 notices of pending dissolution to 6000 Federal non-profits

Over the last 6 weeks Corporations Canada of Industry Canada has sent out an estimated 16,000 notices to approximately 6000 Canadian Federal…

Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Boot Camp 2015

We are looking forward to presenting the Blumbergs' Canadian Charity Law Boot Camp 2015 on April 14, 2015.   For information or to…

Notice of Pending Dissolution from Industry Canada

Here is a Notice of Pending Dissolution from Industry Canada that we recently reviewed.  Industry Canada will be sending out thousands of…

Changes to the Directors’ Information listed on Corporations Canada’s website

For a number of months Corporations Canada of Industry Canada has provided more director information on their website with respect to Federal…

Industry Canada has started sending out notices of dissolution to Federal Non-profits

Industry Canada has started the long and arduous process of notifying corporations under the Canada Corporations Act that have NOT continued to the…

Ontario Corporations Don’t Need to Wait for the ONCA – Continuing from the OCA to the Federal CNCA

Here is a recent article from Mark Blumberg and Kate Robertson entitled Ontario Corporations Don't Need to Wait for the ONCA -…

Industry Canada updates their FAQ’s on CNCA continuances

Industry Canada has updated their "Frequently Asked Questions" with respect to the CNCA Continuance process to provide some useful information to the…