BC’s New Societies Act: Getting started on the transition

May 18, 2016

Although we are still months away from the new Act coming into force, and there is a two-year transition period, it’s not too soon to start planning for the upcoming changes. Here are some things you can do as a society to get started on this process: Consider creating a small governance committee to take […]

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BC’s New Societies Act: The Basics

After 10 years in the making[1], BC’s new Societies Act will coming into force on November 28th, 2016. The Societies Act, SBC 2015 c.18 will replace the Society Act, RSBC 1996, c.433. The BC government has stated that its goals for the new legislation are to improve flexibility; public accountability; simple, accessible rules; and minimized […]

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