Social Impact Newsletter

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November 17, 2016

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Government of Canada and Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Unite for Impact Investing

Natasha Smith

This October, Canada’s Minister of Health, the Honourable Jane Philpott MP, along with Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (“HSFC”) and MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, announced Canada’s first ever federally-funded social impact bond (“SIB”). A SIB is an investment...

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How To Transition Under B.C. Societies Act

Sarah Fitzpatrick

Beginning November 28, 2016, B.C. societies can transition under the new British Columbia Societies Act (the “Act”). Existing B.C. societies will have to transition under the new Act within two years after the coming into force of the new Act...

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What’s Happening

Nicole D’Aoust spoke at a roundtable organized by University of Toronto law students on the future of animal welfare law in Canada on November 2, 2016. Karima Kanani spoke at the Ontario Association Children’s Rehabilitation Services Conference on the topic...

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