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BC Societies Act: What you need to know - Vancouver

  • Alliance for Arts and Culture 100 - 938 Howe St. Vancouver, BC V6Z 1N9 Canada (map)

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. (

There will be no refunds for this event.