Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 (Bill 154) has passed and received Royal Assent today

November 14, 2017 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: Canadian Charity Law, ONCA, New corporate non-profit acts

As we have noted before the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 (Bill 154) has passed and today it received Royal Assent.  It will make a number of changes to the current Ontario Corporations Act and also the upcoming Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations (ONCA) which will come into force in a few years.  The Ontario Government position has not changed in that the Government has said that it would provide at least 2 years’ notice before ONCA is proclaimed. 

Here is a link to the Bill:

http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/bills/bills_detail.do?locale=en&Intranet=&BillID=5000

With the changes to the OCA and ONCA Ontario non-profit organizations may wish to consider what if any impact these changes will have on their organization.   

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Also for updates you can check out our ONCA directory.   

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