Delay of 6 months in implementation of Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (“ONCA”)

The ONCA received Royal Assent on October 25, 2010.  It has not yet come into force.  The Ontario Government was targeting implementation…

Notice from Industry Canada re: addresses of directors of federal corporations including CNCA

Corporations Canada of Industry has advised that CNCA and certain other federal corporations may use either a residential address or another address…

Ottawa Charity Law Boot Camp: compliance and standards issues for Canadian Charities.

I will be delivering for the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation a full day workshop entitled “Charity Law Boot Camp: compliance and…

Should the ONCA date of proclamation be delayed beyond January 1, 2013?

The ONN recently called for a delay in the implementation of the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (“ONCA”) which is currently…

New CNCA Suitcase for documents relating to Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (CNCA)

The new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (CNCA) came into force October 17, 2011.  Industry Canada has placed hundreds of pages of…

Ontario Government releases outline of proposed regs under Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act

The new Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) is targeted to be brought into force by the Ontario government January 1, 2013.  Both the…

Background Information on the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (2010) (ONCA) released

The Ontario government has released Background Information on the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (2010).  In the background they note…

Corporations Canada – Client Outreach Session on CNCA – Toronto, March 8, 2012

Corporations Canada will be having a Client Outreach Session in Toronto, March 8, 2012.  Here is further information. Subject: Corporations Canada -…

Being Good at Doing Good 2012 in Toronto – Feb 13 and 14 – you don’t want to miss this conference

There will be another Being Good at Doing Good conference on February 13 and 14, 2012 organized by the Charity Law Information Program - you…

Upcoming CLIP Seminars on Charity Law in Canada -Federal NPO Act, Budget, Fundraising and Receipting

Here are some upcoming Charity Law Information Program (CLIP) seminars which I will be presenting across Canada.  The format will be a morning…

Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (CNCA) Suitcase

The new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (CNCA) is in force as of October 17, 2011.  Industry Canada has placed hundreds of pages of…

CRA releases Charities connection 9 – note about CNCA, reminder charities have 3 years to transition

The CRA released on November 1 a bulletin on the new Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (CNCA).…

Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (CNCA)

Here is a copy of the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (CNCA). This document prepared by Industry…

CRA places new pages on website on new Federal CNCA non-profit act

The CRA has placed some new web pages about the CNCA on its website.  Here is the relevant link:…

Unofficial version of regulations for the CNCA – Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act.

The official version of the regulations under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act will not be available until the next edition of the Canada…

Blumbergs Canadian Charity Law List – October 2011

Here is a copy of the Blumbergs Canadian Charity Law List - October 2011.  To sign up and receive monthly updates go to…

Industry Canada announces that on Monday October 17, 2011 CNCA will come into effect

The long awaited Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act will come into force on October 17, 2011.  Until October 16 the current legislation…

Ontario’s new Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA)- additional information from Ontario government

The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services has recently updated its website pages on the new Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 with a small amount…

Update on the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations (CNCA) and when it will come into force

The update on the CNCA is that there is no update.  On February 16, 2011 Marcie Girouard, Director General of Corporations Canada, and Coleen…

Industry Canada releases Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Regulations with Executive Summary

On February 26, 2011, Industry Canada published the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Regulations under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act.…

Corporations Canada free information session on the new Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act – TO

Are you a Federal non-profit corporation currently under the Canada Corporations Act?.  If so in the next 3 years after the new Canada…

New T1044 Form – Non-Profit Organization (NPO) Information Return and Guide for Canadian non-profits

The CRA has revised its T4117 Income Tax Guide to the Non-Profit Organization (NPO) Information Return and the T1044 Form - Non-Profit Organization…

Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) Receives Royal Assent

The Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act received Royal Assent on October 25, 2010.  Here is a copy of the Explanatory Notes and the Ontario…

helping those who help others: Bill 65 (Ontario Not-for-Profit Corp. Act, 2010) – McMillan note

Here is a note by Wayne D. Gray and Lydia Wakulowsky of McMillan on Bill 65, the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010.  It provides a…