Official Notice of Fee Proposal For Services under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (CNCA)

Here is the “Official Notice of Fee Proposal For Services under the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act”.  This notice which is…

Objects and Activities of Canadian charities – CRA discusses importance when registering charity

The CRA discusses questions including 1.What is meant by broad and vague objects? 2.What is the problem with broad and vague objects? 3.Is there a…

BC Society Act review in 2010 – comments requested by April 2010

Here is a link to a PDF document from the BC Ministry of Finance on the BC Society Act Review http://www.fin.gov.bc.ca/society_act_review.pdf The…

Transitioning from the Canada Corporations Act to the New Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

After the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act comes into force (probably around 2011) Canadian federal charities under the Canada Corporations…

Can a Canadian charity under the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act have no members?

No.  The new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act requires that corporations have members however the board of directors and the members can…

Will the New Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act limit foreign activities by Canadian charities?

I am not even going to try to answer this issue.  I tried before to deal with Subsection 16(3) and got the answer wrong.  I am excerpting a…

When will the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act come into force and we can start using it?

The New Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act while passed has not come into force yet.  The experts best guess (see Wayne Gray below) is early…

New Federal Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act Receives Royal Assent June 23, 2009

The new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act has just received royal assent on June 23, 2009.  The act has yet to be proclaimed in force and…

Bill C-4, An Act respecting not-for-profit corporations – moves forward

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology presented a report on the Bill C-4, An Act respecting not-for-profit corporations and…

Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act – Fourth Time Lucky? Will Canada get a new fed corporate law?

The Canadian parliament is once again considering passing the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act.  If it is passed it will affect 19,000…

Highlights of the New Proposed Canadian Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (NFPC)

Industry Canada on June 13, 2008 has introduced Bill C-62 - a new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFPC) to replace the Canada Corporations…

Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFPC) – New Act if passed will affect Canadian charities

It looks like Industry Canada will be making a second attempt to pass a new federal non-profits act to replace the Canada Corporations Act.  It…