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22 Nov

The ONCA at one month: the good, the bad, and the frequently misunderstood

Monday, November 22, 2021Clifford S. Goldfarb, James M. Parks, Heather Keachie, Christine JubianBusiness Law, Corporate Law, Non-Profit and CharitiesNot-for-profit Corporations Act (ONCA)

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The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (the “ONCA”) came into effect as of October 19, 2021, and there are a number of misconceptions about its effect on existing corporations incorporated under the...

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14 Oct

Ontario Business Registry: Moving Businesses Online

Thursday, October 14, 2021Clifford S. Goldfarb, James M. Parks, Heather Keachie, Christine JubianBusiness Law, Corporate Law, Non-Profit and CharitiesNot-for-profit Corporations Act (ONCA), Ontario Business Registry

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On October 19, 2021, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (the “Ministry”) will open the online Ontario Business Registry (“OBR”). The registry will 

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19 Aug

SPECIAL RELEASE Re Proclamation of Not-For-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (Ontario) (the “ONCA”) ONCA will be proclaimed October 19, 2021

Thursday, August 19, 2021Clifford S. Goldfarb, James M. Parks, Heather Keachie, Christine JubianBusiness Law, Corporate Law, Non-Profit and Charities

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The Government of Ontario has just announced that the ONCA will be coming into effect on October 19, 2021. The lengthy delay since...

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12 Nov

Preparing for the ONCA

Thursday, November 12, 2020Clifford S. Goldfarb, James M. Parks, Heather KeachieCorporate Law, Non-Profit and CharitiesOntario, Not-for-profit Corporations Act (ONCA), Corporations Act

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The Not-for-profit Corporations Act (Ontario) (ONCA) that we have been waiting for since 2010 is likely going to come into effect on January 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter. When it comes into effect...

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13 Apr

COVID-19 Provides Rare Opportunity for an Estate Freeze

Monday, April 13, 2020William S. Bernstein, Lorne Saltman, James M. Parks, Greg Farano LLB, CFA, TEP, Lindsay Ann HistropCorporate Law, Income Tax Act, Estate Planning, Tax and Estate Planning, Tax LawCOVID-19, Wills, Estate Freeze

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COVID-19 has resulted in significant decreases to the value of many assets, including marketable securities, private businesses and real estate. This provides an opportunity to implement an estate freeze at low values, which allows for future savings in income tax.

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19 Dec

Now in Effect: Amendments to Ontario Charities and Not-For-Profit Laws

Tuesday, December 19, 2017Clifford S. Goldfarb, James M. ParksCorporate Law, Non-Profit and Charities

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On November 14, 2017, Bill 154, Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 ("Act"), received Royal Assent. The Act brings much needed reform to the...

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25 Sep

Ontario Announces Changes Dealing With Not-For-Profit Corporations

Monday, September 25, 2017James M. ParksCorporate Law, Non-Profit and Charities, Ontario Corporations ActOntario

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The Ontario government enacted legislation several years ago that is intended to modernize the outdated law governing corporations without share capital. The Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act (the “ONCA”) received Royal Assent in 2010, but...

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