Every so often, I file Freedom of Information (“FOI”) requests to obtain internal program materials which may be of use to BC Societies from the Registrar of Companies. The results contain presentations, quick reference sheets, and other useful documentation which may be of interest to those transitioning to the new Act.
Why incorporate as a society? What are the reasons for doing so, and why not stay an unincorporated association?
I was asked recently whether the indemnity provisions in the Societies Act mean that societies in BC don’t need an insurance policy. This post clarifies insurance and discusses the advantages of a policy and the disadvantages of relying on the indemnity provisions.