Common Types of Business Entities In Ontario: 3) Corporations

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January 26, 2017

In Ontario the three most common types of business entities are sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. To begin 2017 we will provide a short description of each type of entity and the advantages and disadvantages of each type. In this blog post, Kimberley Cunnington-Taylor will focus on corporations.

Common Types Of Business Entities In Ontario: 2) Partnerships

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January 24, 2017

In Ontario, the three most common types of business entities are sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. To begin 2017, we will provide a short description of each type of entity and their advantages and disadvantages. In this blog post, I will focus on partnerships.

Common Types Of Business Entities In Ontario: 1) Sole Proprietorships

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January 20, 2017

In Ontario the three most common types of business entities are sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. To begin 2017 we will provide a short description of each type of entity and the advantages and disadvantages of each type. In this blog post, Kimberley Cunnington-Taylor will focus on sole proprietorships.

Reporting Requirements for Labour Organizations and Labour Trusts Waived

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December 21, 2016

In 2015, changes were made to the Income Tax Act to impose extensive financial disclosure obligations on labour organizations and labour trusts; information that would be made publicly available through publication on Canada Revenue Agency’s website. The broad array of information to be reported includes the salaries and benefits paid to particular officers, directors, trustees,… Read more »

9th Annual Not-for-Profit LAB Update – Program Topics and Registration

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September 29, 2016

Nelligan O’Brien Payne, Collins Barrow Ottawa and RBC Royal Bank will be presenting the 9th annual Not-for-Profit Sector LAB Update on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at the Centurion Conference Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. This year the focus is on ‘Risks: Awareness and Management’. Continue reading for program topics and registration information.

Ontario Court of Appeal Confirms Condo Boards are Entitled to Deference

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September 14, 2016

In a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision, the Court confirms that, as long as a Board of Directors acts honestly and in good faith, and exercises the care, diligence and skill of a reasonably prudent person, the Board’s decision is owed deference. As long as the Board’s decision falls on the range of reasonable choices, a Court should not interfere.

The High Price of Not Treating Employees Fairly

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July 18, 2016

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice is a stark reminder to employers of the obligation to treat its employees fairly and with respect, both during their employment and in the manner of their termination of employment.

Ninth Annual Not-for-Profit LAB Update – Save the Date!

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July 4, 2016

Nelligan O’Brien Payne will once again be joining Collins Barrow Ottawa and RBC Royal Bank in presenting the 9th annual Not-for-Profit Sector LAB Update on Wednesday, November 16th at the Centurion Conference Centre in Ottawa.

Suspending Board Members: Lessons From George v. The B.C. Wildlife Federation

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June 10, 2016

Federal and provincial not-for-profit corporate legislation contains rules that corporations need to navigate, particularly when dealing with a board member who has behaved inappropriately. The British Columbia Supreme Court recently dealt with some of these issues in George v. The B.C. Wildlife Federation, which sheds light on the rights of a board of directors to deal with a director who has acted inappropriately in the course of his or her duties.