BC Societies Act: Recordkeeping and Privacy

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Build your understanding of the requirements for recordkeeping and privacy under the BC Societies Act.

Are you aware that members of your Society now have a right to access the official records of the Society? Do your members know that their contact information can be shared with other members?

Come away from this workshop with the tools and knowledge to:

  1. Review and update your organization's privacy policy
  2. Learn what to look for and how to keep your organization compliant with - PIPA (Personal Information Protection Act) and CASL (Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation) . 

Date: November 21, 2018 | 9:30am - 12:00pm
Facilitator: Martha Rans
Cost: $50

City of Vancouver Bursaries:

If you are a registered non-profit society delivering community social services within the geographical boundaries of the City of Vancouver, you may be eligible to receive a bursary to assist you with all or part of the workshop registration fee.

To apply, send an email to: administrator@lawfornonprofits.ca with the subject line 'Vancouver Bursary' and including the following information:

  • Name of Society
  • Where the Society operates
  • Kind of work performed or services offered
  • A link to the Society's website

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Date: November 21, 2018 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
1183 Melville
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


Martha Rans

Martha is the Project Lead of the Law for Non Profits and the Legal Director of the Pacific Legal Outreach Society. She has been a lawyer for over 20 years. Her Vancouver-based law practice specializes in the legal needs of non-profits, charities, and digital creatives. She advises on charity law, incorporation, governance, privacy, employment, labor, health & safety and human rights. She spent 10 years as a labor employment and human rights lawyer/mediator with the BC and Ontario governments. A recognized expert on the BC Societies Act, she has co-chaired the provincial Continuing Legal Education of BC Charities and Non-Profit Law since 2014. (martharans.ca)


t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


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