Transitioning an Existing Society: A How-to Guide for Non-profits in BC
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Aimed at those who work at a non-profit society in British Columbia or sit on a board of directors, Transitioning an Existing Society: A How-to Guide for Non-profits in BC covers the steps in transitioning a society under the new Societies Act.
- What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies
- 10 changes in the new Act you should know about: how the new Act affects your world
- There is greater access to a society’s records · Remuneration paid to directors and certain employees and contractors must be disclosed · There is greater flexibility in conducting members’ meetings · The voting threshold for a special resolution has been lowered · Members now have the right to bring a “member’s proposal” · Members have more remedies · There is a new category of “senior managers” · There are expanded procedures for managing conflicts of interest · Changes are coming in 2018 relating to who can be a director · Changes are coming in 2018 that affect whether directors can be paid
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Transitioning an Existing Society: A How-to Guide for Non-profits in BC © Drew Jackson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada Licence.
The information is produced for educational purposes and is not intended as legal advice. If you need advice about a specific legal problem, please contact a legal professional. Some sources of legal help are highlighted in the "Further help" section.