Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services releases updated information and resources on the ONCA

The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services has provided an update today on the implementation status of the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010…

Corporation Canada introduces online services for CNCA not-for-profit corporations

Industry Canada has been sending notices about new corporate services that will be available online for CNCA corporations.  As well they are…

CBA Webinar Continuance Under the New Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Wayne Gray, Allen Doppelt and myself will be presenting a webinar for the Canadian Bar Association on “Continuance Under the New Canada…

New numbers on the CNCA and continuances from Industry Canada

I recently received updated numbers from Industry Canada on the CNCA.  they show some progress but a lot more needs to be done. Here is what…

New CRA Guidance on “How to Draft Purposes for Charitable Registration” and new model objects

The CRA has just posted a new guidance which will be very helpful for Canadian charities.  It is called CG-019, How to Draft Purposes for…

Governance Changes and responding to the New Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA)

Confused about the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA)?  In this article we have summarized some things that non-profits and…

Ontario government ONCA Legislative Amendments affecting 86 statutes

The Ontario Government has introduced The Companies Statute Law Amendment Act, 2013 on June 5, 2013 which “contains proposed consequential,…

Industry Canada starts sending out default notices under the CNCA

Corporations Canada, under Industry Canada, has started sending out default notices to organizations that are under the new CNCA but have not filed…

Ontario government releases plain language guide to ONCA

Today the Ontario government announced the release of the plain language guide to the ONCA. Here is the announcement: “Sent to you on behalf…

Industry Canada updated Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act Forms for Web Accessibility

Industry Canada today announced today that “The forms under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act have been modified to ensure a high…

Ontario publishes Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) Draft Organizational By-law

The Ontario government has published an ONCA draft organizational by-law. Here is a link:  http://www.sse.gov.on.ca/mcs/en/Pages/onca6.aspx Here…

Blumbergs’ Charity Law Boot Camp in Toronto – April 18, 2013

On April 18, 2013 we will have the first Blumbergs’ Charity Law Boot Camp in Toronto.  It will be a one day boot camp on compliance and…

ONCA delayed again – implementation no earlier than January 2014

The following text is from the Ontario government website: “ONCA is targeted to come into effect no earlier than January, 2014. Existing…

Charity Village article on the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA)

Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf recently posted an article on Charity Village providing some comments and information regarding the Ontario Not-for-Profit…

OBA program “Not-for-Profit and Charitable Organizations in the Health Sector”

I will be speaking at an upcoming Ontario Bar Association conference on April 8, 2013 dealing with “Not-for-Profit and Charitable Organizations…

New Transparency in Ontario for Non-Profits to be released in next few months

I have been concerned that it is not easy for people interested in Ontario non-profit and charity sector to obtain information on Ontario non-profit…

Mark Blumberg’s OTF article on Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA)

Here is my article on the new Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (“ONCA”) that I prepared for the Ontario Trillium Foundation blog…

Industry Canada introduces online filing for Annual Returns under CNCA for non-profit corporations

For many Canadian non-profits under the CNCA it is easier to file the annual return online.  This can now be done at the Industry…

Corporations Canada – Client Outreach Session – Toronto on February 7, 2013 announced

Corporations Canada has announced its Client Outreach Session for Toronto will be held on February 7, 2013. From: Natalie.Delisle@ic.gc.ca…

Ontario government uploads information on ONCA including transition checklist

The Ministry of Consumer Services’ has added some information to their website on the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 including a glossary of…

Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Institute – corporate law, CRA compliance and more

On November 28, 2012 we will be having the Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Institute in Toronto. It will be a full day of practical legal and…

Vancouver Presentation on “Charity Law 101”

I will be presenting in Vancouver a full day presentation on charity law and compliance for registered charities on November 6, 2012.  It is…

How many transitions from the CCA to the CNCA have occurred?

We know that there are about 19,000 Federal corporations under the Canada Corporations Act that will need to continue under the new CNCA by October…

Should Ontario non-profits be worrying about the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA)?

In this article we discuss “Should Ontario non-profits or charities be worrying about the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act…