Snapshot of the different legal structures available & which type of body may be suitable.
Cooper Grace Ward
To gain DGR status, community sheds need to ensure that they are eligible for registration as a charity with the ACNC.
Transcripts & link to 2 podcasts discussing the challenges facing the not-for-profit sector.
Miller Thomson LLP
On Thursday, November 26, 2020, the new B.C. government announced its cabinet members and parliamentary secretaries. This included the appointment of Niki Sharma as the Parliamentary Secretary...
Miller Thomson LLP
Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") has released the following new and updated guidances for registered charities...
Torkin Manes LLP
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 ("AODA") is a legislation designed to ensure that businesses, spaces and workplaces are more accessible to those with disabilities.
Clark Wilson LLP
The recent decision of Farrish v Delta Hospice Society, 2020 BCCA 312 ["Farrish"] confirms the significance of properly adhering to bylaws for societies under the Societies Act [the "Act"]...
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Many Canadian businesses have been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While some businesses are able to operate but not at full capacity, others are forced to temporarily shut down due to public health orders.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
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.
The concept of a duty of care is foundational to the common law concept of negligence.
The purpose of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is to develop, implement and enforce accessibility standards to achieve accessibility for Ontarians with disabilities...
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
The world has been upturned with the impact of Covid-19 and climate change, which in fact, have highlighted the importance of engaging in CSR activities.
Beale & Co
In June 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the merger of the Department for International Development (‘DFID') and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (‘FCO').
Isle of Man
There are a staggering 300 million children worldwide without a pair of shoes. As a result, many of them are not allowed to attend school and are at risk of infection and injury.
BCL Solicitors LLP
In support of Wellbeing of Women*, Jennifer Saunders will be presenting a BBC Radio 4 appeal on Sunday 29th November to raise funds for their vital research into women's health.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Extension of the Relevant Period) Regulations 2020 ("Regulations") came into force on 29 September 2020.
The multinational financial businesses based in Guernsey are sincerely committed to giving back to the community and have dedicated corporate social responsibility initiatives that they adhere to on an annual basis.
Following the extensions of some of the provisions in the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, updates have been made to the sections ‘annual general meetings and other meetings
Last month the Fundraising Regulator published its latest report reviewing charities' compliance with the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016
The Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the matter of Lehtimäki and others (Respondents) v Cooper (Appellant)  UKSC 33, which among other things, analysed the legal role of members of a charitable