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The New Societies Act: What Your Housing Society Needs to Know - Trail (Workshop Two)

The Community Skills Centre of Trail

Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

The New Societies Act: What Your Housing Society Needs...

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Other types of Societies are welcome to register if the morning workshop is full, and space in the afternoon is available. The content is relevant to all, and your transition questions will be answered.
14 Tickets Jun 8, 2017 CA$20.00 CA$0.00
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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 to make any bylaw or policy changes necessary for your society to transition to effectively function under the new Act.

This Workshop is specifically designed for Non-Profit Housing Societies, and has been financially supported by the Columbia Basin Trust to keep the fee affordable. Other types of Societies are welcome to register if the morning workshop is full, and space in the afternoon is available. The content is relevant to all, and your transition questions will be answered.

Resources
Legal Self-Assessment Tool
New Societies Act Webinar

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 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)

Website: lawfornonprofits.ca

Our thanks to Columbia Basin Trust for helping us reduce the fee for attending this workshop.

Have questions about The New Societies Act: What Your Housing Society Needs to Know - Trail (Workshop Two)? Contact The Community Skills Centre of Trail

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South Kootenay Business Centre
1-835 Spokane Street
Trail, BC V1R 3W4
Canada

Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)


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The Community Skills Centre of Trail

The Skills Centre is committed to strengthening the communities of the Lower Columbia River region: Trail, Rossland, Warfield, Fruitvale, Montrose, and Regional District of Kootenay Boundary areas A and B.

As part of this commitment, since 1997 we have been intimately engaged in community development through providing employment assistance services, programs and services for youth, training opportunities and support, poverty reduction initiatives, workforce development, information and services in trades and technology, and community economic development through initiatives such as social enterprise.

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