NUANS Name Search Reports

Which Provinces Accept a NUANS report versus a Specific Province Name Clearance Report? The province and territories which accept the NUANS  report are:  Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick, Federal, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Yukon.  All other jurisdictions in Canada … Continued

Appointing Officers

This article will provide guidance on how to appoint officers of a Corporation and how resignations and removal of officers are documented. The directors of a corporation manage the affairs of the corporation.  As part of that management the directors … Continued

Resident Canadian Requirement for Directors of Ontario Companies

All Ontario companies must have at least one director and this person must be a resident Canadian as defined in the Business Corporations Act (Ontario).  Director(s) are the individuals who manage and supervise the business on behalf of the owners (shareholders).  The … Continued

Resolutions for Ontario Companies – Directors Resolutions | Shareholders Resolutions

Resolutions for Ontario companies are governed pursuant to the Ontario Business Corporations Act.   What is a Resolution A resolution is a form of approval.  It can be to approve any matter that the corporation wishes. Some examples are approval of … Continued

Ontario Operating By-Law – Enactment, Amendment and Repeal pursuant to the Business Corporations Act

What are by-laws? By-laws are the rules pursuant to which a corporation conducts business.   Many of those rules will be the same as outlined in the statute governing the company.  However, in some cases the statute may provide that … Continued

Directors Resolution to Approve an Agreement

The directors of a corporation are elected by the shareholders to manage the affairs of the corporation.  The duties of the directors are outlined in the statute of incorporation, in the by-laws and as the shareholders may direct from time … Continued

Ontario Certificate of Status

What determines whether an Ontario company or a foreign company licensed in Ontario is in good standing and can obtain a favourable Ontario Certificate of Status? In order for a company to obtain a favourable Certificate of Status the factors … Continued