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: What will change?

The legislation makes sweeping changes to the law governing societies6. To name a few of the biggest changes, the Societies Act: Distinguishes between member-funded and publicly-funded societies Publicly funded societies and charities will be subject to increased requirements, and member-funded societies will have their regulatory burden reduced7. A member-funded society is a type of special […]

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