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  • List of Ontario Non-Profit Corporations

    Topic: General
    Organization: Blumberg Segal LLP
    Author: Mark Blumberg     Date: March 20, 2014

    In this PDF is a list of the Ontario non-profit corporations under the Ontario Corporations Act. There are 59,605 Ontario corporations on the list. Some of the Ontario corporations are active and some are inactive.

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  • Mandatory bylaw rules

    Topic: General
    Organization: CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)
    Author: CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)     Date: May 2014

    This resource explains two types of mandatory rules to consider when you adjust or develop bylaws to comply with the ONCA: mandatory bylaw rules and mandatory ONCA rules.

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  • Members Legal Requirements and Governance Principles

    Topic: Membership
    Organization: Governance Centre of Excellence
    Author: Governance Centre of Excellence     Date: October 20, 2013

    Generally speaking, not-for-profit corporations have members unless the corporation was established by specific legislation or as a special Act corporation and its governing legislation specifies the corporation has no members. There are some not-for-profit corporations that have shareholders. This is sometimes the case in sporting clubs, such as golf courses.

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  • Members Rights and the Not for Profit Corporations Act

    Topic: Membership
    Organization: Iler Campbell LLP
    Author: Brian Iler     Date: 2013

    This one-hour webinar was presented by lawyer Brian Iler of Iler Campbell LLP in 2013, on behalf of the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association. It gives information on how members’ rights will be affected.

    Disclaimer: In 2018, the Government of Ontario made some changes to the ONCA, including membership and voting rights. As a result, some of the information in this resource is out-of-date. For more information see here.

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  • Members’ Meetings 101: Avoiding Members’ Machinations

    Topic: Membership
    Organization: Imagine Canada
    Author: Jacqueline Demczur     Date: 2015

    This one-hour webinar was presented by lawyer Jacqueline Demczur of Carters LLP in 2015, on behalf of Imagine. It gives information on members’ meetings under the new rules.

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  • Membership is About Control

    Topic: Membership
    Organization: Drache Aptowitzer
    Author: Joel Secter     Date: 2013

    This June 2013 article outlines what to consider when drafting member arrangements in governance documents.

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  • Membership Meeting Nightmares to Avoid

    Topic: Directors & Membership
    Organization: Carters Professional Corporation
    Author: Theresa L.M. Man     Date: February 11, 2016

    This presentation covers: why you should hold meetings of members, and where to find rules for meetings, giving notice, where to hold the meeting, making decisions without meetings, and conduct during the meeting.

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  • Membership structures

    Topic: General
    Organization: CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)
    Author: CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)     Date: May 2014

    This resource outlines the pros and cons of different membership structures in light of the ONCA’s changes to membership.

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  • Membership under the ONCA

    Topic: Membership
    Organization: CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)
    Author: CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)     Date: May 2014

    This resource discusses the implications of member rights under the ONCA and gives advice on how to avoid problems.

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  • Membership under the ONCA

    Topic: General
    Organization: CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)
    Author: CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario)     Date: May 2014

    This resource discusses the implications of member rights under the ONCA and gives advice on how to avoid problems.

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