The Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act permits the corporation or a member, director, officer or holder of a debt obligation of the corporation, or any aggrieved person, to apply to court for an order to rectify the records or registers of the corporation.
In Wasauksing First Nation v. Wasauksing Lands Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal refused to allow rectification of the register of members of a not-for-profit corporation so that all of the members of a First Nation were members of the corporation.
A corporation incorporated or continued under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act must establish a registered office. What is the purpose of the registered office requirement?
The Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act requires a corporation to maintain the following records and registers at the corporation's registered office (or any other place in Canada designated by the directors):
Under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act all members (whether voting or non-voting) have the right to obtain the following information from the corporation: