Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

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Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Also available in French under the title : Loi canadienne sur les organisations à but non lucratif

Contents : 

  • Creating a not-for-profit corporation : what you have to do and how to do it
  • Next steps following incorporation : You're incorporated, but now what?
  • The directors : the roles and responsibilities of the corporation's directors
  • The members : the rights and responsibilities of the corporation's members
  • Corporate records and filing obligations : maintaining corporate records and how to keep your corporation in good standing
  • Financial statements and review : understand the requirements for a public accountant and the level of financial review for your corporation
  • Changing by-laws : changing the rules that govern the internal management of your corporation
  • Changing the structure or nature of the corporation : making major modifications to your corporation or its activities
  • Publications : guides, policies, forms, fees, service standards and other helpful information



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