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Presentation on the new Societies Act

Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna.
October 17, 2016 - 1:08 PM

To help support not-for-profit organizations with the upcoming changes to the Societies Act, the City is hosting a presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Debbie Turner, Deputy Registrar at BC Registries and Online Services, together with Jill Sinkwich, Director at the Ministry of Finance who helped develop the legislation, will deliver a presentation on getting ready for the New Societies Act and a hold a Q+A session on the changes to the Act and the new 'Societies Online' application.

The presentation will give a first-hand look at the new application and allow attendees to ask questions about the legislation or the new application to the subject matter experts.

          Date:            Wednesday, Oct. 26
          Time:           12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
          Location:       Mary Irwin Theatre, Rotary Centre for the Arts (421 Cawston Ave)
          Cost:             Free (Registration required)
          Presenters:   Debbie Turner, Deputy Registrar, BC Registries and Online Services
                               Jill Sinkwich, Director, Ministry of Finance

The Societies Act is new legislation that was passed in spring 2015 and will come into effect on Nov. 28. 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.

The new Societies Act brings an opportunity to file online, and BC Registries and Online Services is in the process of finalizing the build of a new online application, 'Societies Online', to support and enhance society filing requirements.
                 
To register for this event, please visit eventbrite.ca and search for new Societies Act presentation.

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