By: C. Yvonne Chenier, Q.C. Charitable food banks have been in the news lately. In Europe, the Government of France passed laws to stop supermarkets from throwing away food and instead making them donate it to charities and food banks. In California, where there is a sales tax on disposable diapers, a proposed bill […]
Alberta Law Reform Institute Report: Reform in Alberta?
By C. Yvonne Chenier, QC Those who want to incorporate a non-profit organization in Alberta are faced with the decision whether to incorporate under the basic Societies Act or the more complex Companies Act, Part 9 (if they choose not to be created under the new federal Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act). Any non-profits who come […]