Social Impact Newsletter

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February 8, 2019

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Returning Funds to Donor: Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Society #1999 v. Vancouver Foundation

Sarah Fitzpatrick

In the case Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Society #1999 v. Vancouver Foundation, the British Columbia Supreme Court considered whether a permanent fund established by a charity, the Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Society #1999 (the “Society”), at the Vancouver Foundation, a community foundation,...


Recent Court Decisions Address Requirement to Provide Membership Lists

Andrew Valentine

Two recent decisions of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice shed light on how courts will interpret the requirement under corporate legislation to furnish members with a membership list upon request. Under the Ontario Corporations Act, any person may request...


What’s Happening

Susan M. Manwaring, Mary Childs

Susan Manwaring will be speaking on Social Impact at the HEC Montreal Business School on February 11, 2019. Mary Childs will be speaking at a Vantage Point Seminar, which Miller Thomson LLP is sponsoring, for the Board Chair Breakfast Series...


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