BC’s New Societies Act: Mandatory electronic filing

May 18, 2016

Currently, the only electronic filing available for BC societies is the annual report. The new regime set forth by the Societies Act will allow for almost all filings to be done electronically. This has many benefits[8]:  Improved access and usability for societies Societies always have access to a current, consolidated (“evergreen”) set of their bylaws […]

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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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