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25/09/2021
The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (“ONCA”) to become law on October 19, 2021.

Written by: John Gobin

In our continuing series of blog posts on the ONCA, this post will focus on the implementation of the Act, new amendments to the legislation, what this means for Ontario sport organizations and what they have to do, and the relevant timelines for these actions.…

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26/01/2018
ONCA Update – What’s New for Ontario Sport Organizations

The Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act (“ONCA”) has been stuck in legislative limbo since 2010 – but there have been recent developments that affect every Ontario not-for-profit corporation.

In November 2017 the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 was passed by the Ontario legislature.…

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13/06/2014
ONCA updates and current duties for Ontario-based organizations

We last wrote about the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) in September 2013 and unfortunately not much has changed. The legislation is expected to come into force in 2015 but there may still be some wrinkles to that plan. This blogpost outlines what we know about the ONCA, what we do not know, and what incorporated sport organizations in Ontario should be doing in preparation for the new legislation.…

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19/09/2013
ONCA News

It’s been nearly a year since we dedicated a blogpost to the Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA). During that time the implementation date of the ONCA has been delayed twice and new details have been revealed about what type of changes Ontario corporations will need to make in order to comply with the legislation.…

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17/11/2021
Ontario Not-For-Profit Act Webinar – hosted by Steven Indig

After becoming an official act of the Ontario legislature in 2010, the ONCA will finally received Royal Proclamation by the Lieutenant Governor on October 19, 2021.  All not-for-profit Ontario sport organizations will need to become compliant with the ONCA by October 2024.…

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20/10/2021
Ontario Not-For-Profit Act Webinar – hosted by Steven Indig

After becoming an official act of the Ontario legislature in 2010, the ONCA will finally received Royal Proclamation by the Lieutenant Governor on October 19, 2021.  All not-for-profit Ontario sport organizations will need to become compliant with the ONCA by October 2024. Unlike its predecessor, the Ontario Corporations Act (“OCA”), the ONCA will exclusively govern all incorporated not-for-profit organizations in Ontario, including sport organizations.…

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23/12/2020
LeeAnn Cupidio

LeeAnn Cupidio, LLB, joined Sport Law in 2010 after working as a criminal defense lawyer in Toronto for over eight years. She continues to maintain the skills she obtained in criminal practice, which included helping her clients with advocacy, diplomacy, confidentiality, impartiality, empathy, and patience.…

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12/05/2020
Re-imagining Sport

I listened to author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek speak unedited to his team recently and he asked a powerful question: “What will we become?” This question immediately shifts energy, creating an upward spiral of positivity and possibility. It is different to some of the current energy that is being played out by those asking, “What will become of us?”

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29/01/2019
Ontario Legislative Updates in 2019 (plus new PIPEDA reporting obligations)

In this blogpost we overview five pieces of new or upcoming Ontario legislation and discuss how they may impact your sport organization. There are also important new reporting obligations under the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”), which is federal legislation, and those obligations are highlighted at the end of the post.…

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20/09/2016
Game ON: Ontario’s New Sport Recognition Policy - 25-Point Checklist for PSOs

In our previous post about Game ON, we discussed the policies that Ontario Provincial Sport Organizations (PSOs) will need to have in order to be formally recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Now that the Sport Recognition Policy has been finalized and released, we have a better idea of what PSOs will require.…

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