Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act: Invitation to a Zoom How-To Clinic

April 20, 2024 – 7:30 am PT | 8:30 am MT | 9:30 am CT | 10:30 am ET | 11:30 am AT | 12:00 pm NT (2 hrs)

ONCA is the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, which was enacted by the Ontario government in October 2021. All Ontario not-for-profit (NFP) organizations need to be in compliance by October 2024. 

Who does this affect? If your congregation is incorporated in the province of Ontario, ONCA applies to you.

You are invited to a Zoom session on how to prepare for this, no matter where you are in the process, and to share your experiences. There will be a short presentation followed by Q&A and discussion. 

Please fill in this form to register for the conversation. 

When: Saturday, April 20, 2024, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm ET
How: On Zoom via https://bit.ly/ONCA_HowTO_CUC 

Your hosts:

Margaret Kohr is currently on the CUC Board of Directors as one of the Central Region representatives. She is the vice-president and also serves on the By-law Review and Finance Committees. Margaret is a long-time member of the First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto serving in many volunteer roles and is currently on their ONCA Bylaw Review committee. Before retirement she worked as a lawyer for the Ontario government.

Kalvin Drake is a long-time member of the First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, fulfilling many roles, including policy development, funds management, and publicity.  He is a Past President of the Unitarian Congregations of Greater Toronto (UCGT) and the Canadian Unitarian Council (CUC).  Kalvin is currently working with several UU congregations and communities in Ontario to help them update their by-laws and be in compliance with the new Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA).  He is a former senior executive in the financial services and I.T. sectors and is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC–Retired).

Vyda Ng is the Executive Director of the CUC. She has been involved in updating, reviewing and writing bylaws, policies and processes for the CUC and congregations, and is constantly checking the Canada Revenue Agency website for information related to charities.