Oct
17
1:00 PM13:00

Everything a Society Needs to Know About the CRT

  • United Church of Canada (Duncan) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Clements Centre Society is hosting us for a workshop on Everything a Society Needs to Know About the CRT. We look forward to seeing Duncan and Cowichan Valley non profits there!

Are you prepared to navigate the CRT? 

Under the new Societies Act, most disputes under the Societies Act and Cooperatives Associations Act will be going to the online Civil Resolution Tribunal. This workshop will help societies be prepared for this major change. Come learn about the steps involved with the CRT, what you can do to prepare your society, as well as recent proposed changes to the Societies Act.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-do-recent-changes-to-bc-societies-act-mean-to-your-nonprofit-tickets-72319630963?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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Oct
17
10:00 AM10:00

Employment & Human Rights 101 Workshop - Nanaimo

  • Greenrock Liquor Store - downstairs (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Workshop:

What are the legal differences between an employee and an independent contractor? What are an organization's responsibilities when hiring or terminating an employee? It can be difficult to know when legal advice is needed or what type of guidance is required to properly address an issue. This workshop provides foundation knowledge and capacity to identify, plan for, and respond to legal issues that can arise.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labour, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labour employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

We need at least 10 people signed up to run this workshop, so sign up today!

There are no refunds for this event

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Oct
11
9:30 AM09:30

Recordkeeping and Privacy for Non Profits - Vancouver

Workshop Description: Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the Official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? If this is news to you then this workshop is for you.

When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy? Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

To apply, send an email to:

administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca with

Subject line 'Vancouver Bursary'

and including the following information:

Name of Society

Where the Society operates

Kind of work performed or services offered

A link to the Society's website

You will receive a reply with a code you can enter when you register that will apply the bursary amount you have been awarded if any.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

There are no refunds for this event.

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Sep
24
6:30 PM18:30

Copyright, Appropriation and the Law

  • Haida Heritage Centre at Ḵay Llnagaay (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An open forum for Indigenous and non Indigenous artists and creators in all disciplines to talk through some of the issues they face in their practice.

Led by Martha Rans, Legal Director of the Artists' Legal Outreach, copyright lawyer and advocate for Indigenous artists.  

Light refreshments served. $10 at the door.

Feel free to register online below or email administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca to let us know you'll be attending. Walk-ins are welcome.

REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/copyright-appropriation-and-the-law-tickets-71565222507

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Sep
24
3:00 PM15:00

Recordkeeping and Privacy for Non Profits - Haida Gwaii

  • Haida Heritage Centre at Ḵay Llnagaay (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you aware that members of your society now have a right to access the official records of the society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy?

If you're not sure of the answers to these questions, this is the workshop for you! Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

More details of the exact location and time will be available shortly.

This event is a sliding scale between $25 - $75.

There are no refunds for this event.

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Sep
18
1:00 PM13:00

Everything a Society needs to know about the CRT - Vancouver

Are you prepared to navigate the CRT? 

Under the new Societies Act, most disputes under the Societies Act and Cooperatives Associations Act will be going to the online Civil Resolution Tribunal. This workshop will help societies be prepared for this major change. Come learn about the steps involved with the CRT, what you can do to prepare your society, as well as recent proposed changes to the Societies Act.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

To apply, send an email to:

administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca with

Subject line 'Vancouver Bursary'

and including the following information:

Name of Society

Where the Society operates

Kind of work performed or services offered

A link to the Society's website

You will receive a reply with a code you can enter when you register that will apply the bursary amount you have been awarded if any.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

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Sep
18
9:30 AM09:30

Recordkeeping and Privacy for Non Profits - Vancouver

Are you aware that members of your society now have a right to access the official records of the society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy?

If you're not sure of the answers to these questions, this is the workshop for you! Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

To apply, send an email to:

administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca with

Subject line 'Vancouver Bursary'

and including the following information:

Name of Society

Where the Society operates

Kind of work performed or services offered

A link to the Society's website

You will receive a reply with a code you can enter when you register that will apply the bursary amount you have been awarded if any.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

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Sep
9
10:00 AM10:00

Everything a Society needs to know about the CRT - Kelowna

Are you prepared to navigate the CRT? 

Under the new Societies Act, most disputes under the Societies Act and Cooperatives Associations Act will be going to the online Civil Resolution Tribunal. This workshop will help societies be prepared for this major change. Come learn about the steps involved with the CRT, what you can do to prepare your society, as well as recent proposed changes to the Societies Act.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

There are no refunds for this event.

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Jun
17
2:00 PM14:00

Employment and Human Rights 101 Workshop - Nanaimo

The Workshop:

What are the legal differences between an employee and an independent contractor? What are an organization's responsibilities when hiring or terminating an employee? It can be difficult to know when legal advice is needed or what type of guidance is required to properly address an issue. This workshop provides foundation knowledge and capacity to identify, plan for, and respond to legal issues that can arise.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labour, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labour employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

We need at least 10 people signed up to run this workshop, so sign up today!

There are no refunds for this event

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May
31
10:00 AM10:00

Recordkeeping and Privacy workshop - Kelowna

Workshop Description: Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the Official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? If this is news to you then this workshop is for you.

When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy? Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

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May
30
9:30 AM09:30

Recordkeeping and Privacy for Non Profits - Surrey

  • Surrey Libriaries - City Central Library Room 402 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Workshop Description: Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the Official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? If this is news to you then this workshop is for you.

When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy? Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

There are no refunds for this event.

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Mar
20
1:00 PM13:00

BC Societies Act: What you need to know - Vancouver

Are you thinking of starting a non-profit? Are you new to a board?

This workshop will provide you with the key information you need to know to comply with the New Societies Act.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

Check on the Eventbrite for how to apply.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

There will be no refunds for this event.



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Mar
13
9:30 AM09:30

Recordkeeping and Privacy for Non Profits - Vancouver

Workshop Description: Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the Official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? If this is news to you then this workshop is for you.

When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy? Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

See Eventbrite for details.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

There are no refunds for this event.

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Mar
6
10:00 AM10:00

Recordkeeping and Privacy for Non Profits - Nanaimo

  • Greenrock Liquor Store - Downstairs (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Workshop Description: Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the Official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? If this is news to you then this workshop is for you.

When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy? Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

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Feb
27
1:00 PM13:00

Recordkeeping and Privacy for Non Profits - Vancouver

Workshop Description: Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the Official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? If this is news to you then this workshop is for you.

When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy? Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

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Dec
18
9:30 AM09:30

BC Societies Act: Recordkeeping and Privacy Webinar

Are you aware that members of a Society now have a right to access the official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? 

Come away from this workshop with the tools and knowledge to: 
-Review and update your organization's privacy policy 
-Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization compliant with - PIPA (Personal Information Protection Act) and CASL (Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation) . 

This workshop will be delivered by Martha Rans. Martha is a lawyer whose practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities and digital creatives. She is also the founder of lawfornonprofits.ca a resource dedicated to the non profit sector. 

Participants in this course may claim up to 2.5 hours of CPD credit with the LSBC. This webinar will be recorded and archived for future viewing.

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Nov
21
9:30 AM09:30

BC Societies Act: Recordkeeping and Privacy

Build your understanding of the requirements for recordkeeping and privacy under the BC Societies Act.

Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members?

Come away from this workshop with the tools and knowledge to:

  1. Review and update your organization's privacy policy

  2. Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization compliant with - PIPA (Personal Information Protection Act) and CASL (Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation) . 

Facilitator: Martha Rans
Cost: $50

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Nov
16
10:30 AM10:30

Q & A on the Transition

Do you have any last quesitons before transitioning? We will be facebook live streaming to answer any final quesitons you have before the transition deadline on November 28, 2018.

Please click the button below for a link to the Vantage Point facebook where the livestream will be streamed.

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Nov
7
9:30 AM09:30

The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know- Vancouver

The Workshop: There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. All pre-existing BC societies need to transition to the new BC Societies Act. The Act includes many significant changes. There is a two-year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to have filed a transition application. This workshop will provide your society with the information it needs on whether to make any bylaw or policy changes necessary for your society to transition to effectively function under the new Act.

Resources (click to open)

LIVE STREAMING available for those out of town. We have added an hour to the end of the workshop for Q&A. Once registered please email administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca to receive link.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

To apply, send an email to:

administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca with

Subject line 'Vancouver Bursary'

and including the following information:

  • Name of Society

  • Where the Society operates

  • Kind of work performed or services offered

  • A link to the Society's website

You will receive a reply with a code you can enter when you register that will apply the bursary amount you have been awarded if any.


The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

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Oct
17
1:00 PM13:00

The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know- Vancouver

  • Alliance for Arts + Culture Boardroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Workshop: There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. All pre-existing BC societies need to transition to the new BC Societies Act. The Act includes many significant changes. There is a two-year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to have filed a transition application. This workshop will provide your society with the information it needs on whether to make any bylaw or policy changes necessary for your society to transition to effectively function under the new Act.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

If you are A City of Vancouver Arts & Culture grantee we have a limited number of seats available for each session.  Please send an email to administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca to access these seats.

To apply for the bursary, send an email to:

administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca with

Subject line 'Vancouver Bursary'

and including the following information:

  • Name of Society
  • Where the Society operates
  • Kind of work performed or services offered

  • A link to the Society's website

You will receive a reply with a code you can enter when you register that will apply the bursary amount you have been awarded if any.

 

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

 

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Oct
17
9:30 AM09:30

Employment & Human Rights 101 Workshop - Vancouver

  • Alliance for Arts + Culture - Boardroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What are the legal differences between an employee and an independent contractor? What are an organization's responsibilities when hiring or terminating an employee? It can be difficult to know when legal advice is needed or what type of guidance is required to properly address an issue. This workshop provides foundation knowledge and capacity to identify, plan for, and respond to legal issues that can arise.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

If you are A City of Vancouver Arts & Culture grantee we have a limited number of seats available for each session.  Please send an email to administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca to access these seats.

To apply for the bursary, send an email to administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca with the subject line 'Vancouver Bursary' and include the following information:

  • Name of Society
  • Where the Society operates
  • Kind of work performed or services offered
  • A link to the Society's website

You will receive a reply with a code you can enter when you register that will apply the bursary amount you have been awarded if any.

 

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labour, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labour employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

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Sep
29
12:00 PM12:00

Transition 101 Workshop: Trail (FREE)

  • Selkirk College, Trail campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

TIME STILL TO BE CONFIRMED

The Workshop: There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. The BC Society Act, which provides the rules for governance and incorporation of non-profits, officially proclaimed important changes on November 28, 2016. There will be a two year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to make the switch to the new Act.

All organizations that are incorporated under the current Society Act must plan to complete their “transition application,” with revised constitution and bylaws, by the time of their 2017 AGM. This workshop will provide the information on the bylaw and policy changes necessary for your organization to effectively make the transition by the deadline of November 28, 2018.

**For ongoing communication and support, please SIGN UP for the Transition Hub in your area. Thank you**

This workshop is organized for societies who have registered with the West Kootenay Transition Hub. You can do that online here lawfornonprofits.ca/transition-hubs-kootenay/. It is delivered by one of our trained mentors, and is free to these qualified registrants.

The Facilitator: Louis Knafla

*Please note: due to funding from the Columbia Basin Trust, this event is open to non-profit organization within the East Kootenay/Columbia Basin area, who are registered with the West Kootenay Hub (see above).

 

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Sep
27
4:00 PM16:00

Transition 101 Workshop - Creston (FREE)

  • College of the Rockies - Creston campus Room 113 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Workshop: There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. The BC Society Act, which provides the rules for governance and incorporation of non-profits, officially proclaimed important changes on November 28, 2016. There will be a two year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to make the switch to the new Act.

All organizations that are incorporated under the current Society Act must plan to complete their “transition application,” with revised constitution and bylaws, by the time of their 2017 AGM. This workshop will provide the information on the bylaw and policy changes necessary for your organization to effectively make the transition by the deadline of November 28, 2018.

Please Note: Due to funding from the Columbia Basin Trust, this event is FREE to non-profit organizations within the West Kootenay/Columbia Basin area.

The Facilitator: Louis Knafla

 

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Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

BC Societies Act: Recordkeeping and Privacy for Non-Profits - Nelson

Workshop Description: Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the Official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members? If this is news to you then this workshop is for you.

When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy? Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

Please Note:  To register for this event please contact wkhub@lawfornonprofits.ca

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

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Sep
12
9:30 AM09:30

The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know- Vancouver

  • Alliance for Arts + Culture Boardroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Workshop: There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. All pre-existing BC societies need to transition to the new BC Societies Act. The Act includes many significant changes. There is a two-year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to have filed a transition application. This workshop will provide your society with the information it needs on whether to make any bylaw or policy changes necessary for your society to transition to effectively function under the new Act.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

If you are A City of Vancouver Arts & Culture grantee we have a limited number of seats available for each session.  Please send an email to administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca to access these seats.

To apply for the bursary, send an email to:

administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca with

Subject line 'Vancouver Bursary'

and including the following information:

  • Name of Society
  • Where the Society operates
  • Kind of work performed or services offered

  • A link to the Society's website

You will receive a reply with a code you can enter when you register that will apply the bursary amount you have been awarded if any.

 

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

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Jun
6
9:30 AM09:30

The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know- Vancouver

Alliance for Arts + Culture Boardroom (map)

The Workshop: There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. All pre-existing BC societies need to transition to the new BC Societies Act. The Act includes many significant changes. There is a two-year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to have filed a transition application. This workshop will provide your society with the information it needs on whether to make any bylaw or policy changes necessary for your society to transition to effectively function under the new Act.

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

To apply, send an email to bursary.application@lawfornonprofits.ca with the subject line 'Vancouver Bursary'and including the following information:

  • Name of Society
  • Where the Society operates
  • Kind of work performed or services offered

  • A link to the Society's website

You will receive a reply with a code you can enter when you register that will apply the bursary amount you have been awarded if any.

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

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Jun
5
1:00 PM13:00

The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know - Cranbrook (FREE)

There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. All pre-existing BC societies need to transition to the new BC Societies Act. The Act includes many significant changes. There is a two-year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to have filed a transition application. This workshop will provide your society with the information it needs on whether to make any bylaw or policy changes necessary for your society to transition to effectively function under the new Act.

 

Please Note: Due to funding from the Columbia Basin Trust, this event is FREE to non-profit organizations within the West Kootenay/Columbia Basin area

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

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Jun
5
10:00 AM10:00

Recordkeeping and Privacy for Non-Profits - Cranbrook (FREE)

Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the Official records of the Society?  Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members?  If this is news to you then this workshop is for you.

When was the last time you looked at your privacy policy? Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization PIPA and CASL compliant.

Please Note: Due to funding from the Columbia Basin Trust, this event is FREE to non-profit organizations within the West Kootenay/Columbia Basin area

The Facilitator: Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)

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