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New BC Societies Act Workshop facilitated by Martha Rans

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Image asking "Are you ready for the new Societies Act?The New BC Societies Act Workshop

facilitated by Martha Rans of the Pacific Legal Education & Outreach Society.

Wednesday, Nov 30th from 8:30am to 10am at the The Hubspace, 1299 3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC V2L 3E6

Seating is limited so please reserve your space today!

Cost is $10 per person.

We gratefully acknowledge funding from Northern Development Initiative Trust and the City of Prince George for this workshop.

Register online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/new-bc-societies-act-workshop-facilitated-by-martha-rans-of-pacific-legal-education-outreach-tickets-29424602779.

Please contact the General Manager for Volunteer Prince George if you have questions at 250-564-0224 or email info@volunteerpg.com.

The new BC Societies Act:

The Societies Act is new legislation that was passed in the spring of 2015 and will come into effect on November 28, 2016. It governs how societies (not-for-profit corporations) are created and run in B.C. and includes significant updates to allow for more flexibility in how societies operate, while still protecting the public interest.

Learn more about the new BC Societies Act.

Martha Rans

Martha Rans has been a lawyer for nearly 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities and digital creatives. She spent 10 years as labour employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. She has appeared before administrative tribunals, provincial and BC Supreme Court. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labour, health & safety and human rights. Her advice is practical and strategic, tailored to the needs of her clients.

Learn more about Martha Rans.

Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society

Law For Nonprofits is an initiative of the Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society (PLEO). Law For Nonprofits was founded to enable British Columbia’s nonprofit sector to access better legal information, education and advice. Law For Nonprofits and its programs have received generous funding from Vancity Community Foundation, and the City of Vancouver.

Learn more about the Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society.

 

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