Changes to Corporations Canada Documents Released in the Last 12 Months

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Canada Business Corporations Act Documents
Release Date Document Nature of the Change
December 1, 2014 Substantive change
  • Clarified examples of each type of error
  • Revised information and documentary evidence required for an application
  • Clarified who can sign the statement and the statutory declaration
  • Clarified the role of Corporations Canada
  • Added circumstances when court order is recommended
December 1, 2014 Substantive change
  • Clarified examples of each type of circumstances for cancellation
  • Revised information and documentary evidence required for an application
  • Clarified who can sign the statement and the statutory declaration
  • Clarified the role of Corporations Canada
  • Added circumstances when court order is recommended
November 6, 2014 Substantive change
  • new wording for statutory declaration: the person signing is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for believing that on the effective date of the amalgamation the solvency tests are met
  • no longer necessary for statutory declaration be signed within two weeks of the amalgamation date
November 6, 2014 Substantive change
  • service standard for amalgamation online is 1 business day
Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act Documents
Release Date Document Nature of the Change
July 6, 2015 New document
December 1, 2014 Substantive change
  • Clarified examples of each type of error
  • Revised information and documentary evidence required for an application
  • Clarified who can sign the statement and the statutory declaration
  • Clarified the role of Corporations Canada
  • Added circumstances when court order is recommended
December 1, 2014 Substantive change
  • Clarified examples of each type of circumstances for cancellation
  • Revised information and documentary evidence required for an application
  • Clarified who can sign the statement and the statutory declaration
  • Clarified the role of Corporations Canada
  • Added circumstances when court order is recommended
November 6, 2014 Substantive change
  • new wording for statutory declaration: the person signing is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for believing that on the effective date of the amalgamation the solvency tests are met
  • no longer necessary for statutory declaration be signed within two weeks of the amalgamation date
Boards of Trade Act Documents
Release Date Document Nature of the Change
June 24, 2014 New document
  • no changes to fees or service standards
Canada Corporations Act Documents
Release Date Document Nature of the Change
October 3, 2014 Substantive change
  • Corporations Canada will stop accepting applications for surrender of charter on October 17, 2014
  • Corporations Canada will issue the Directive of Dissolution and Cancellation of Charter when the publication period is complete
Canada Cooperatives Act Documents
Release Date Document Nature of the Change
September 24, 2014 Minor change
  • new format with simpler wording
September 24, 2014 Substantive change
  • statutory declaration can be signed by only 1 director
  • new wording for statutory declaration: the person signing is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for believing that on the effective date of the amalgamation the solvency tests are met
  • no longer necessary for statutory declaration be signed within two weeks of the amalgamation date
  • New format with simpler wording
September 24, 2014 Substantive change
  • statutory declaration can be signed by only 1 director
  • New format with simpler wording
September 24, 2014 Substantive change
  • statutory declaration can be signed by only 1 director
  • New format with simpler wording
September 24, 2014 Substantive change
  • effective date of the certificate is the date when Corporations Canada received the complete application or any later date requested by the client
September 24, 2014 New document
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