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Transitioning Your Federal Not-For-Profit

Oct 9, 2012
Coffee

The Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, SC 2009, c 23 (“NFP Act”) came into force October 17, 2011 and replaces Part II of the Canada Corporations Act, RSC 1970, c C-32 (“CCA”). To avoid dissolution, all federally incorporated not-for-profits (“NFPs”) will have to transition to the NFP Act prior to October 17, 2014. Until this transition…

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Raising Money for your Corporation

Feb 16, 2010
Hawthorn Berries

Prior to reading this article see the previous articles on How to Organize your Ontario Business and on How to Incorporate in Ontario. Once a corporation has been incorporated and organized, entrepreneurs that cannot fund things on their own often turn their minds to how to finance the company. Broadly speaking a corporation can procure…

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Structuring your Equity Offering

Feb 16, 2010
Morning Jog

Prior to reading this article see the previous articles on How to Organize your Ontario Business, How to Incorporate in Ontario and Raising Money for your Corporation. When setting up a new corporation and/or preparing for an initial equity offering one important consideration is the share structure that will be used for the company. One…

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How to Organize your Ontario Business

Feb 6, 2010
Forest Floor

Business owners often have questions about how to organize their business and whether or not it is appropriate for them to incorporate. An understanding of the different ways a business can be structured is necessary to decide what is appropriate for your business and its needs. In Ontario a business can be organized in one…

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