Corporations Canada has made it easier for Alberta non-profit corporations under the Societies Act (Alberta) and New Brunswick non-profits under the Companies Act that wish to move to the Federal Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (“CNCA”). They have also made it easier for CNCA corporations to move to the BC Societies Act and the New Brunswick Companies, although this will probably not affect many groups.
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With respect to a recent bill passed by the Senate, but not the House of Commons, relating to structured arrangements/direction and control, we have prepared a number of blog posts with our concerns about the bill and its ultimate impact.
In June, the Ontario government released a White Paper entitled Modernizing Privacy in Ontario Empowering Ontarians and Enabling the Digital Economy, which sets out a proposal for privacy legislation that would apply to the private sector.