member-funded societies – a new addition to the BC Societies Act

BC’s new, modernized Societies Act came into force on November 28, 2016. The new and improved legislation includes significant updates allowing for increased flexibility in how societies operate.  The concept of member-funded societies is one of these substantial changes. According to the new Act, member-funded societies will be treated differently than charities and publicly-funded societies; [...]

By | 2017-06-01T11:01:26+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|BC Societies|

BC’s new & improved Societies Act

On November 28, 2016, British Columbia replaced its old Society Act with the new, modernized Societies Act, marking the first major change to the legislation since the 1970s. The new Act governs the diverse range of not-for-profit organizations and registered charities within BC, and it offers a variety of positive features providing greater flexibility in [...]

By | 2017-06-01T11:02:00+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|BC Societies|