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27 May

Court Finds Not-for-Profit Unfairly Terminated Co-President’s Membership

Monday, May 27, 2024Clifford S. Goldfarb, Lynne WesterhofBusiness Law, Corporate Law, Non-Profit and CharitiesNot-for-profit Corporations Act (ONCA)

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When the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (“CNCA”) and Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (Ontario) (“ONCA”) were...

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13 Mar

Three Things Canadian Charities Need to Know Before Providing Humanitarian Aid

Wednesday, March 13, 2024Lynne WesterhofBusiness Law, Corporate Law, Non-Profit and CharitiesIncome Tax Act, Humanitarian Aid

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In the midst of many global crises, Canadian charities are often involved in providing humanitarian aid...

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9 Jan

Court Provides Guidance on Testamentary Gifts Made to Defunct Organizations

Tuesday, January 9, 2024Ian Spiegel, Lynne WesterhofBusiness Law, Corporate Law, Tax and Estate Planning, Non-Profit and Charities

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When an individual leaves a gift in their will to a charity that does not exist at the time of their death, the executor will often be...

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8 Dec

Bill 139 Receives Royal Assent: Fewer Non-Profit Filings, Easier Social Company Continuances

Friday, December 8, 2023Clifford S. Goldfarb, Heather Keachie, Lynne WesterhofBusiness Law, Corporate Law, Non-Profit and CharitiesBill 139, Social Clubs

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Ontario’s latest piece of red tape reduction legislation has received royal assent, with amendments intended to reduce...

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13 Nov

No T3s for Registered Charities’ Internal Trusts

Monday, November 13, 2023Ian Spiegel, Lynne WesterhofCorporate Law, Business Law, Tax and Estate PlanningNot-for-Profit/Charities

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After months of uncertainty for the charitable sector, the Canada Revenue Agency has confirmed that registered charities will not need to file a...

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2 Nov
17 Oct

Non-share capital corporations in Ontario have one year left to update key corporate documents

Tuesday, October 17, 2023Heather Keachie, Eliane Leal da Silva, Lynne WesterhofBusiness Law, Corporate Law, Non-Profit and CharitiesCorporate Law, Not-for-profit Corporations Act (ONCA)

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Non-share capital corporations in Ontario have just one year left to update their by-laws and other governing documents to be...

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