Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Regulations

February 28, 2011

Dear Valued Client,


Please see below the notice from Corporations Canada.


NoticeCanada Not-for-profit Corporations Regulations

Corporations Canada wishes to advise stakeholders that the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Regulations (NFP Regulations) were pre-published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on February 26, 2011.  The NFP Regulations set out the detailed rules that must be in place before the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act can come into force.

The regulations specify certain details such as those related to time periods, options for providing notice of members’ meetings, absentee voting and user fees.

You can obtain a copy of the draft regulations and the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement by mail by contacting Corporations Canada toll-free at 1-866-333-5556.  Alternatively you can view the documents on the Canada Gazette website at:;

Interested persons may submit comments concerning the proposed Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Regulations before March 28, 2011. Comments should be addressed to:

Corporations CanadaJeanEdmondsBuildingSouthTower, 9th Floor365 Laurier Avenue WestOttawa, Ontario   K1A 0C8 FAX: 613-941-4803 Email: [email protected]

Marcie GirouardDirector General

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