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Workshop on the new BC Government Societies Act

Invitation: Important changes are Coming!

We are pleased to offer the opportunity for all Bowen Island non profit organizations to attend this workshop with speaker Michael Blatchford, LLB.

The BC Government is enacting new legislation for Societies. The effective date of the new legislation has been set for November 28, 2016.

Workshop Details

Introduction: Soren Hammerberg, Chair BICF
Speaker: Michael Blatchford, Bull Housser, LLP (specializing in charities and tax exempt organizations)
When: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Time: 1:30 – 3:30
Venue: Bowen Island Arts Council ~ Gallery at Artisan Square

The Societies Act is new legislation that was passed by the Provincial Government in the spring of 2015. It governs how Societies (not for profit corporations) are created and run. There are significant updates and changes on the way.

Come and attend this workshop, courtesy of the BICF along with the CSA and the BIAC, to ensure your Societies’ compliance.

Please confirm your interest in attending and the number of people within each organization by email to foodies2@shaw.ca.
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