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  • Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act (“ONCA”) Suitcase

    Topic: General
    Organization: Blumberg Segal LLP
    Author: Mark Blumberg     Date: 2013

    “We have tried to consolidate all the available information in one PDF document. For up to date information check the Ministry of Consumer Services website. One can search for words (usually Control F) throughout the document. This document may not be comprehensive and in the future may be updated. This document is current as of September 4, 2013.”

    Disclaimer: In 2018, the Government of Ontario made changes to the laws that apply to nonprofits as well as the ONCA. As  a result, some information in this resource is out of date. To learn more see here.

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  • Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act – ONN page

    Topic: General
    Organization: Ontario Nonprofit Network
    Author: Ontario Nonprofit Network     Date: 2013

    Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) has offered information on the ONCA since 2007. Their site includes a history of consultations on the legislation and efforts to amend it. The ONN site also provides case examples of how different aspects of the ONCA will affect nonprofit groups.

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  • Opportunity Knocks

    Topic: General
    Organization: Blumberg Segal LLP
    Author: Mark Blumberg     Date: 2013

    In this short article, lawyer Mark Blumberg explains 11 different ways to prepare now for the ONCA. This article appeared on the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Sector in Conversation website in February 2013.

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  • Optional bylaw rules

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

    This section explains some optional rules in Ontario’s Not-for-Profit Corporation Act, 2010 (ONCA) that relate to directors, members, and meetings. If you don’t mention these issues in your articles or bylaws, the ONCA will not impose a default rule.

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  • Organismes sans but lucratif – impôts et exemptions

    Topic: Directors
    Organization: Ministère des Services gouvernementaux et des Services aux consommateurs de l'Ontario
    Author: Ministère des Services gouvernementaux et des Services aux consommateurs de l'Ontario     Date: 29 Juin 2016

    Impôt sur le revenu, impôt foncier et exemptions s’appliquant aux organismes sans but lucratif.

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  • Payment of Director Fees – Ontario Non Share Capital Corporations

    Topic: Directors
    Organization: Miller Thomson LLP
    Author: Hugh Kelly     Date: Summer 2001

    This brief newsletter article (scroll down to p.3) answers the question of whether directors of nonprofit corporations that are not charities can be paid. The answer may surprise you!

    Disclaimer: In 2018, the Government of Ontario changed the rules around the paying directors of charities. To learn more see here.

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  • Plaintes relatives aux organismes de bienfaisance

    Topic: Audits and Financial Reviews
    Organization: Ministère du Procureur général
    Author: Bureau du Tuteur et curateur public     Date: July 2017

    Du bénévolat aux organismes communautaires en passant par les dons aux causes de bienfaisance, la population ontarienne contribue généreusement aux organismes de bienfaisance. Les gens se préoccupent parfois de la manière dont un organisme de bienfaisance utilise ses biens. Ce guide vise à expliquer comment formuler une plainte concernant une éventuelle mauvaise utilisation des biens aux fins de bienfaisance.

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  • Pre-Meeting Fundamentals for Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations

    Topic: Directors & Membership
    Organization: Torkin Manes LLP
    Author: Dianne Hajdasz & Linda J. Godel     Date: March 2016

    Not-for-profit corporations (“NFPs”) are required to hold various member
    and director meetings during the course of a year. This article will review
    different issues that NFPs must consider in preparation for these meetings.

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  • Preparing for and Surviving a CRA Audit

    Topic: Audits and Financial Reviews
    Organization: Carters Professional Corporation & Imagine Canada
    Author: Terrance S. Carter     Date: 2015

    Terrance S. Carter and Imagine Canada host a one hour webinar on this not to be missed topic about how to prepare for and “live to tell the tale” of a CRA audit. Learn about why you should be concerned, what is involved in the CRA audit process, how to prepare for an audit, and what issues can arise during an audit that you need to be aware of before the CRA auditor comes to call. Carters Professional Corporation is a Participating Sponsor of Charity Tax Tools, making all Charity Tax Tools webinars accessible to organizations across Canada.

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  • Request copies of corporate documents

    Topic: General
    Organization: Corporations Canada
    Author: Corporations Canada     Date: February 11, 2016

    This page contains a list of documents that non-profit corporations file with Corporations Canada, and how to request them.

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