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Creating an organization

When creating a new organization, it may be difficult to navigate through the various legal forms and the different types of organizations.

It is important to understand the characteristics of each so that you make the choice most appropriate to your organization’s realities and needs. NPO, charity, cooperative, social economy enterprise – where are you positioned on this playing field?

What is the Social Economy?

and what is The Impact of the Social Economy? Are you concerned about the social and environmental consequences of the current economic development model? The social economy is an alternative. The video capsules was produced for le Chantier de l’économie sociale and le Centre de la francophonie des Amériques.

Stanford Social Innovation Review

For Love or Lucre
Social entrepreneurs who wants to start a new venture quickly confront an important question: What type of legal structure should I create? 

Association Magazine

Getting Started, Roma Ihnatowyck,  August-September 2011, pp.39-49. Concerned about complying with the new Canada Not-For-Profit Corporation Act? Key to a successful transition will be keeping communication channels with members open throughout the entire process.

Government of Canada

Legislative Summary of Bill C-4: Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. Theproposed legislation is intended to make it easier for non-profit corporations to take advantage of the protections afforded by incorporation and the predictability and accountability offered by a modern corporate governance framework.

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