Morning Recess Education Law Newsletter

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Special Edition for School Board Foundations

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Record Keeping Obligations of Ontario Charitable and Not-for-Profit Corporations

Jessica Kristensen

This article provides an overview of the current recordkeeping obligations of Ontario registered charities, such as school board foundations, under the Ontario Corporations Act (“OCA”), the not-yet-enacted Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (the “ONCA”), and the federal Income Tax Act...


In Camera Board Meetings May Not Always be Private

Gillian Tuck Kutarna

The Supreme Court of Canada recently held that what happens at in camera meetings may not stay at in camera meetings. Boards of directors may meet in camera (meaning “in chambers”, or privately) in order to discuss particularly sensitive issues,...


Amendments to Canada’s Advertising Self-Regulatory Guidelines Impact Endorsements and Testimonials

Catherine Bate, Eugenia (Evie) Bouras

Advertising Standards Canada (“ASC”), the advertising industry’s self-regulatory body, has made changes to The Canadian Code of Advertising Standards (“Code”) which may be of interest to school board foundations. Effective as of October 3, 2016, these significant amendments include new...


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