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How do you handle founder’s syndrome?

Imagine how uncomfortable the board was. The founder of the organization had just asserted that, although the bylaws prescribed term limits, he was not ready to step aside. “I founded the organization, and I’m not sure my passion and principles … Continue reading

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ARE YOU READY FOR THE NEW SOCIETIES ACT?

  George Bryce, barrister & solicitor Website: www.brycelaw.ca  Email: gkbryce@telus.net   The new Societies Act will come into force on November 28, 2016, and the current Society Act will then be repealed. Now that we know this critical date, societies should … Continue reading

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Legal issues re: BC’s new Societies Act

By: George Bryce, lawyer  |  Website: www.BryceLaw.ca On March 25th, the Hon. Michael de Jong, BC’s Minister of Finance, introduced Bill #24 (2015) to bring into law a new Societies Act to replace the current Society Act.  The Bill received … Continue reading

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Ten Documents No Board Should Be Without

To help your board members become focused and productive, make sure they have the following information on hand. Some of it may be a standard part of your board manual; the other materials can be distributed as they become available. … Continue reading

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