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  • Lawyer directory

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

    CLEO has compiled this directory of nonprofit or charity lawyers in Ontario who are knowledgeable about Ontario’s Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (ONCA) to help organizations make the transition.

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  • Legal Risk Management Checklist For Ontario-Based Not-For-Profits

    Topic: General
    Organization: Carters Professional Corporation
    Author: Jacqueline Demczur & Terrance S. Carter     Date: November 2016

    The purpose of this legal risk management checklist is to provide a brief outline of some of the more important issues that directors, officers and/or executive staff of not-for-profits, whether incorporated or not, may want to consider in ensuring due diligence in their organizations’ operations.

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  • List of charities

    Topic: General
    Organization: Canada Revenue Agency
    Author: Charities Directorate     Date: July 2017

    The public can use the list to:

    • confirm if a Canadian charity is registered, revoked, annulled, penalized, or suspended to help guide their donation decisions
    • view a charity’s contact information, general activities, and financial information including the public portions of a charity’s annual information return

    Charities can use the list to:

    • confirm their registration for those that may require this information
    • review their contact information and the information filed on their annual returns to ensure it is accurate

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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.

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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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