Social Impact Newsletter

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September 21, 2017

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Maintaining Good Corporate Governance

Kate Lazier, Brittney Lines

Miller Thomson LLP can help charity and not-for-profit corporations maintain good corporate governance.  Below is a list of basic requirements for federal and Ontario non-share capital corporations under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and the Corporations Act (Ontario).  Although this...

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Proposed Changes to the Ontario Corporations Act

Kate Lazier

Last week, the Ontario government introduced legislation that confirms charities can make social investments, helps modernize the Ontario Corporations Act (OCA) and makes technical amendments to the Not For-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (ONCA). Social Investments The legislation proposes to add...

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What’s Happening?

Susan Manwaring will be a panelist at the Senate of Canada’s ISG Commons Session on Charities, Advocacy and the Canada Revenue Agency in Ottawa, ON September 27, 2017. Troy McEachren will be speaking on ethical and legal issues with vulnerable donors at...

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October 16, 2017 Deadline to Submit Applications for Community Hub Surplus Property Transition Initiative

Karima Kanani, Meg Berkovitz (née Spevak)

The Province of Ontario recently announced a Surplus Property Transition Initiative  (the “Initiative”), aimed at addressing barriers to the development of community hubs. The Initiative builds upon the recommendations identified in the Province’s Community Hubs in Ontario: A Strategic Framework & Action Plan....

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