In October 2016 the Canadian Cancer Society and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation announced that they were looking at a merger. Today the CCS sent out an email announcing "On behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), I am thrilled to announce that effective today, we have officially merged operations with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF)."
Here is an article in the Globe and Mail: Donation drop forces merger of Canada's largest cancer charities
Volunteers and board members considering a possible merger may find this CPA Canada publication 20 Questions Directors of Not-for-Profit Organizations Should Ask about Mergers helpful.
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Mark Blumberg is a partner at the law firm of Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto and works almost exclusively in the areas of non-profit and charity law.