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. … [Read more...] about ONCA Update – What’s New for Ontario Sport Organizations
By now, most BC societies have received formal notice from BC Registry Services that the new BC Societies Act will come into force on November 28th, 2016 – less than two weeks. This blogpost will provide you with some practical guidance for transition. Your organization has two years from that … [Read more...] about BC Societies Act – Practical Guidance for Transition
Recently, organizations in Ontario and BC have been asking us about transitioning to compliance with the upcoming Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) and the new BC Societies Act. For many organizations (especially local clubs) this is the first time in many years that their governing … [Read more...] about Governing Documents: Separating Constitution, Bylaws, Policies, and Rules
Big news for BC sports organizations! The new not-for-profit corporations act – the BC Societies Act – has been announced to come into force on November 28th, 2016. Every BC-based sport organization currently incorporated under the BC Society Act will be required to transition in order to comply … [Read more...] about BC Societies Act to come into force in November 2016!
The new BC Societies Act is expected to come into force within 18 months (by November 2016) and will replace the existing BC Society Act – the legislation under which sport organizations in BC are incorporated. The new Act is expected to introduce many changes to how sport organizations in BC … [Read more...] about BC Societies Act – Big Changes Ahead for BC sport organizations
Four months ago in a blogpost we counted the remaining National Sport Organizations (NSOs) that had not yet transitioned to compliance with the new federal NFP Act. At the time, of the 59 organizations that are recognized as NSOs there were only 24 that had completed the continuance process. So how … [Read more...] about NFP Act transition… down to the wire… only two months left!