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New legislation eases moves into or out of Alberta for not-for-profits

In mid-May a measure was quietly passed in the Alberta Legislative Assembly that will allow existing not-for-profit corporations to transfer into or out of the province without having to go through re-incorporation or amalgamation and the accompanying onerous paperwork. Not-for-profit corporations are generally constituted as a legal structure known as a non-share capital corporation, although […]

Authors:

Peter Broder
Peter Broder is Policy Analyst and General Counsel at The Muttart Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Foundation.
 

Growing Community Gardens

Law isn’t something most people think about when planting seeds or planning a garden. Soil, sun, and the promised bounty of a late summer harvest aren’t often associated with incorporations, contracts, and municipal bylaws. While passion, community support, and hard work are the seeds and soil of any successful community garden, the law provides community […]

Authors:

Kyla Conner
Kyla Conner is a student-at-law with Conner & Conner Professional Corporation in Canmore, Alberta and a member of the Canmore Community Gardening Society.
 


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