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Alberta Societies Act conflict of interest

RSA 2000, c C-23 Conflicts of Interest Act CanLI

Conflict of Interest in Not-For-Profit Organization

  1. The Board expects of itself and its members, ethical and businesslike conduct. This commitment includes proper use of authority and appropriate decorum in group and individual behavior when acting as directors. A conflict of interest exists wherever an individual could benefit disproportionally from others, directly, indirectly
  2. Alberta Energy Regulator . Conflict of Interest Policy and Procedures (December 2020) Conflicts of Interest Act, which includes the Chair of the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Hearing Commissioner, and any person or class of persons holding a position identified from time to tim
  3. (a) act on behalf of the society, or deal with the society, in any matter where you are in a conflict of interest or appear to be in a conflict of interest, nor (b) use your position, office or affiliation with the society to pursue or advance your personal interests or those of a person described in paragraph 1.1(b)
  4. ¤ conflicts of interest with the corporation are to be avoided and must be disclosed if any (Alberta), and the Societies Act (Alberta) are silent on this issue-but if a donor makes a gift to a charitable corporation that restricts or limits what can be done with the gift, a trust may be found.
  5. ¤ the Companies Act (Alberta) or the Societies Act(Alberta) do not have similar provisions 2. Protection from Conflict of Interest ¤ Federal corporations - sections 98 and 157(1) of the CCA ¤ Alberta corporations - sections 92 of the Companies Act(Alberta
  6. former Act means the Society Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 433; furnish, if that interest could result in the creation of a duty or interest that materially conflicts with that director's duty or interest as a director of the society. (2) A director to whom this section applies must (a).
  7. A conflict of interest may also arise as a result of the lawyer's personal interest in the client's affairs or in the matter in which the lawyer is asked to act for the client

Conflicts of interest. Lawyers have an ethical duty to avoid conflicts of interest. A lawyer must not act for a not-for-profit when there is a conflict unless all affected parties consent and they reasonably believe they are able to represent them without a material adverse effect on their representation or loyalty to them The Act states that every agricultural society must hold an annual meeting. The date of the annual meeting should be appropriate and allow maximum input and attendance from the membership. NOTICE OF MEETINGS Notice of the annual meeting or for a special meeting must be at least two weeks, section 19 (1) of the Agricultural Societies Act of Alberta ALBERTA MOTOR VEHICLE INDUSTRY COUNCIL Conflict of Interest Policy Approved by the Board of Directors - August 09, 1999 Page 1 Reviewed and approved - Feb 8, 2008 1. Background to Policy AMVIC is a society incorporated under the Societies Act. Pursuant to its bylaws, the affairs of AMVIC are managed and directed by the Directors of AMVIC

However, where a family member is acting for a party who is in a conflict or potential conflict without being an opposing party in a dispute, a lawyer may act, provided that the client consents. For more information, see Practice Pro's (Ontario) document: Managing Conflict of Interest Situations - Appendix 2 Checklist to Identify Conflicts. Conflict of Interest Policy. Approved March 5, 2013. ASRAB is incorporated under the Alberta Societies Act (the Act) and is governed by the Act in matters involving a real or perceived conflict between the personal interests of a director or officer and the broader interests of the corporation Furthermore, while the Old Code requires only that in-house counsel comply with a single conflict of interest rule (Rule 2 of Chapter 6) when considering acting for another employee of the organization, the commentary to Rule 2.02(6) refers to the rules regarding the avoidance of conflicts of interests generally Conflict of Interest Policy Purpose 1. The purpose of this policy is to describe how members of Alberta Whitewater Association will conduct themselves in matters relating to real or perceived conflicts of interest, and to clarify how Alberta Whitewater Association will make decisions in situations where conflicts of interest may exist

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The Law Society of Alberta derives its authority from the Legal Profession Act and sets out standards through its Rules and Code of Conduct. Read More. Act, Code & Rules; Lawyers must understand how to recognize conflicts of interest, how to prevent them from occurring, and what might happen if they do occur.. Article 48 - Conflict of Interest Guidelines for Regional Council Members 44 Article 49 - Removal and Vacancy of a Regional Council Member 45 Article 50 - Annual Regional Meeting 46 (iii) who are presently incorporated pursuant to the Societies Act of Alberta; or 4.9 Métis Nation - means Métis Nation of Alberta Association Municipal Councillors' Guidelines for Conflict of Interest April, 2010 1 Alberta's municipal councillors have a strong record of public service to their communities. As a public servant, you are responsible for upholding the public interest ahead of any private interests you may have. Read part 5 of the Municipal Government Act Alberta Regulations 28. Health Professions Act - Standards of Practice 1. A physician must not, directly or indirectly, enter into any business arrangement that may create a real or perceived conflict of interest to the physician's duty to the patient 2. A physician must not offer or cause any inducement to be offered o

•Send two copies of your by-laws to Service Alberta, Registries along with the special resolution of the members •See Section 15, Societies Act: •(1) The bylaws of a society shall not be rescinded, altered or added to except by special resolution of the society. •(2) No rescission or alteration of or addition to a bylaw has effec Overview. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry administers the Agricultural Societies Act and Regulations, as well as the Agricultural Societies Grant Program.. The 2021 grant application form is forthcoming, and will be due February 15, 2021. The deadline to submit a 2020 Annual Return and associated reporting for Agricultural Societies (PDF, 385 KB) is February 15, 2021

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Under the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador's Code of Professional Conduct, a conflict of interest in acting against a former client does not require that the law firm received confidential information from the former client: 3.4-10 Unless the former client consents, a lawyer must not act against a former client in: (a) the same matter Alberta requires some charities to register under its Charitable Fund-raising Act including those who raise $25,000 or more per year, or use a fundraising business to fundraise for the charity. There are exclusions if your charity only fundraises from family or members, you only ask for in-kind goods (rather than cash) or you only do gaming. Alberta Agricultural Society Agricultural Societies #201, J.G. O'Donoghue Building 7 Societies Act is that no member of the group is generally responsible for the debts, obligations, it is a conflict of interest for the treasurer, or any othe IN THE MATTER OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION ACT AND . IN THE MATTER OF A HEARING REGARDING THE CONDUCT OF . RICHARD GORDON CORMIE, A MEMBER OF THE LAW SOCIETY OF ALBERTA . REPORT OF THE HEARING COMMITTEE . It was alleged that the Member acted in a conflict of interest. His clients were a corporation and, through it, three directors of the corporation Definitions 2. Inthis Conflict of Interest Bylaw (COl Bylaw), the following terms when capitalized have the meaning ascribed to them below unless a different meaning is expressly stated: a) Agent means a Person, other than a representative of the Government of Alberta, an AHS employee, Senior Executive, or a member of the AHS Board

Standards of Practice Page 2 March 2019 v 1.0 (d) CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION refers to information obtained by a social worker in the context of a professional relationship or in other circumstances when there was a reasonable expectation that a social worker would not disclose the information Relevant Provisions of the Act Section 2 (1) of the Conflicts of Interest Act provides: A Member breaches this Act if the Member takes part in a decision in the course of carrying out the Member's office or powers knowing that the decision might further a private interest of the Member, a person directly associated with th POLICY 2 - CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY 2.01 Policy Statement The Alberta Lacrosse Association ('ALA') is committed to the values of ethical conduct, 2.05.01 At the time of the adoption of this policy, the ALA is incorporated under the Alberta Societies Act (the Act) and is governed by the Act in matters involving a real or. Conflicts of Interest Prepared for: Legal Education Society of Alberta For Presentation In: Lake Louise, Alberta May 3 - 7, 2008 For Presentation by: Ross G. McLeod, Q.C. Law Society of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta Prepared by: R. Scott Jolliffe Chair, CBA Conflicts Task Forc

Conflicts of Interest (the CBA Task Force), and other sources, and recommend an consulted with practice advisors from the law societies in Alberta and British Columbia. 5. require that a lawyer not act in a situation in which there is a conflict of interest unles - 4 - ARTICLE 1 - INTERPRETATION 1.1 Definitions In these Bylaws: (a) Act means the Societies Act (Alberta), or any statute which may be substituted therefore, and including the regulations made thereunder from time to time, in each case as amended from time to time; (b) Board means the board of Directors of the Society; (c) Business Day means any day that is not a Saturday.

The CBA Code of Professional Conduct deals more broadly with conflict of interest situations, while some provincial codes deal specifically with the issue of acting for family and friends. For example, Rule 2 of Ontario's law society rules says that you must be honest and candid when advising clients training, as noted in the Act. 1.2 Purpose The APEGA Code of Ethics serves several purposes. When taken as a whole, it provides a vision of service to society to which professionals should aspire. It outlines the fundamental principles underpinning the rules of professional conduct expected of engineers and geoscientists

Navigating Not-For-Profits - Law Society of Albert

(b) Conflicts of Interest The fiduciary duty requires that directors avoid conflicts of interest. Conflicts of interest include situations where a director: (1) makes decisions motivated by personal interest or interests other than the best interest of the corporation; (2) personally contracts or competes with th The CBCA further attempts to minimize conflicts of interest between directors and corporations on which boards they serve by requiring directors to disclose such conflicts to the corporation. Under the CBCA, a director who discloses a conflict of interest must refrain from voting on any resolution to approve the contract or transaction giving. (ANNews) - Two First Nations located in Southern Alberta — the Tsuut'ina Nation and the Stoney Nakoda Nation —have taken the provincial government to court following Alberta's entry into the casino and gaming industry. During the pandemic, Alberta created a provincially-run online gaming site known as, Play Alberta. This website allows adult Albertans to play virtual slots and. Conflicts of Interest and Disqualification in Canada. In Canada, at least one province (Quebec) has adopted a Code of Civil Procedure which explains precisely when a judge is subject to recusation. Chapter V of Quebec's Code of Civil Procedure contains nine recusation provisions (sections 234 through 242), including section 235, which states that [a] judge is disqualified if he or.

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An important duty of every physician is to provide care that is in the best interest of their patients.However, in addition to caring for patients, many physicians also participate in other activities, such as teaching medical students, supervising recent graduates, conducting research studies, or helping to develop new drugs or medical devices The rules of professional conduct allow lawyers to act in the vast majority of cases, despite actual or likely conflicts of interest, if the firm has the informed consent of the affected client(s) or former client(s), i.e., there is a waiver of the conflict of interest So, for instance, Rule 1.7, which addresses conflicts of interest involving current clients, proscribes lawyers from representing a client if such work involves a concurrent conflict of interest — although the rule includes an exception allowing a lawyer with a conflict of interest to represent a client provided certain prerequisites are met

17 (1) If there is any conflict or inconsistency between any provision of these Rules, other than the Code of Ethical Conduct in the Schedule to these Rules, and the Arbitration Act, these Rules prevail under the authority of section 17(5) of the Automobile Insurance Premiums Regulation (AR 124/2004) Act means the Conflicts of Interest Act (Alberta), as amended by the Conflicts of Interest Amendment Act, 2017 (Alberta), and thereafter as amended from time to time, and all related regulations; (b) an apparent conflict of interest exists if there is a reasonable perception, which The term practice of law is defined in the Act. For example, Law Society of Upper Canada v. Boldt, 2006 CanLII 9142 at paras. 48 to 51. The Law Society Act actually makes no mention of paralegals but speaks of the practice of law and the provision of legal services. It was clearly intended that paralegals be providers of legal services Conflicts of Interest and apparent conflicts of interest in a fair, consistent and pragmatic manner, 2017 (Alberta), and thereafter as amended from time to time, and all related a co-operative credit society incorporated by or under an Act of the Parliament of Canada or the United Farmers of Alberta Cooperative Limited, (iii) a not-for. An Alberta Experience Involving a Senior Official Conflicts of Interest: Directors and Societies..... 26. Other Possible Amendments to Members' Conflict of Interest Act alleging a violation of section 25 of the Constitution Act which prohibits a member, personally, or a corporation in which he or she alone or jointly with close.

Table of Contents. Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act. 1 - Short Title 2 - PART 1 - Interpretation and Application 2 - Interpretation 3 - Application 4 - Purpose 5 - Designation of Minister 6 - PART 2 - Incorporation 16 - PART 3 - Capacity and Powers 20 - PART 4 - Registered Office and Records 28 - PART 5 - Corporate Finance 37 - PART 6 - Debt Obligations, Certificates, Registers and Transfer 5 | P a g e 3.3 Eligible Projects 3.3.1 CFEP funding provides financial assistance to acquire, build, purchase, repair, renovate, upgrade or expand sports, recreational, cultural or other related public-use community facilities. 3.3.2 A public-use community facility is generally a place, building, or amenity that may or may not be supported with capital equipment to facilitate specific types. Quorum - Section 164(1) of the Act allows the by-laws to establish the quorum for members' meetings as long as it complies with the Regulations which require the quorum to be a fixed number, a percentage or a determinable formula. If not set out in the by-laws, Subsection 164(2) of the Act provides that the default is a majority of the. Conflict of Interest Explanation and Declaration Instructions. Application for Appointment as a Member to the Alberta Health Services Board . Members are expected to act impartially in carrying out their responsibilities. As a candidate being considered for appointment to the Alberta Health Services Board under the Regional Health Authorities. CBA Task Force on Conflicts of Interest Federation of Law Societies of Canada Model Code although Alberta and British Columbia do 17 . Three Supreme Court Decisions - Strother CBA Task Force on Conflicts of Interest reported i

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affiliation. Conflicts may arise when or if a social worker has a relationship or interest that could be seen as improperly influencing their professional judgment or ability to act in the client's best interest. A conflict of interest may exist whether or not the social worker benefit a) This is a registered member of the Alberta Amateur Hockey Association, which is duly constituted and registered under The Societies Act. (b) This League is the governing body of minor hockey for all teams registered in the CAHL. (c) This League will play under the Rules of the C.A.H.A., Alberta Branch, and each team will b Society's By-Laws or the laws of Alberta and Canada. In exercising their powers and discharging their duties, the Directors shall act honestly and in good faith with the view to the best interest of the Society and shall be bound by the Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest Guidelines an Conflict of interest policies provide written guidance for nonprofit boards on how to manage any conflict of interest. Nonprofit boards should be aware of any state laws that govern conflict of interest policies and any potential penalties for not abiding by conflict of interest standards

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Uses client conflict management system allowing identification and tracking of potential conflicts of interest (legal, personal, and business conflicts). Demonstrates the ability to identify any potential or actual conflict of interest, as soon as is reasonable in the circumstances and to take steps to address such conflicts Canadian company law concerns the operation of corporations in Canada, which can be established under either federal or provincial authority.. Federal incorporation of for-profit corporations is governed by Corporations Canada under the Canada Business Corporations Act.All of the Canadian provinces and territories also have laws permitting (and governing) the incorporation of corporations.

The PSO must be incorporated as a not-for-profit Society under the Alberta Societies Act for a minimum of three (3) years prior to making application through the Association Development Program; 2. The PSO must comply with all regulations and any applicable Alberta Legislation and federal legislation. c. Conflict of Interest for Directors. Information Systems Professional is a protected title under Alberta's Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act. This means that to refer to themselves as an Information Systems Professional or use the I.S.P. designation, an IT practitioner must be a registered member of CIPS Alberta Annotations to rule 3.4-1 Duty to avoid conflicts of interest. As a general rule, a lawyer should not jointly advise or represent two or more police officers under investigation for, or witnesses to, a serious incident that arose in the course of their duties. Benchers' Bulletin, Fall 2014, item Conflict of Interest . 15. I will declare any conflict of interest, be it real, potential, or apparent, which is not immediately obvious with regard to any matter being discussed in my presence during a meeting. 16. I will conduct myself impartially in carrying out my duties as a Director or Board Committee Member. 17 Public Inquiry into Anti-Alberta Energy Campaigns is a $3.5 million inquiry led by Steve Allan, commissioned on July 4, 2019 by newly elected Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and tasked with investigating foreign-funded efforts to undermine the oil and gas industry. Premier Kenney, whose United Conservative Party (UCP) had won a majority of seats in the 2019 Alberta general election, announced the.

the best interest of the patient. This includes managing and avoiding situations where conflicts of interest might occur. A conflict of interest arises when a registrant's duty to act in the patient's best interests may be affected or influenced by other competing interests. Conflicts of interest can be real, potential, or perceived of the Society or that may negatively impact the reputation of the Society. Members must: • Act in the best interests of the Society and avoid situations where their personal interests or relationships interfere with acting in good faith on behalf of the Society. • A Board Member may be in a conflict of interest if he or she can benefit. The Law Society of Alberta participated with the Federation of Law Societies of Canada in the development of a Model Code of Conduct from 2004 to 2010. The Professional Responsibility Committee and the Benchers then undertook a thorough review to ensure that the Model Code was current and complied with Alberta law and practice CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AMENDMENT ACT, 2017 (Assented to , 2017) HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows: Conflicts of Interest Act Amends RSA 2000 cC-23 1(1) The Conflicts of Interest Act is amended by this section. (2) The preamble is amended by striking out and after th

incorporated under the Alberta Societies Act for any benevolent or have an interest in the school. 13) The majority of the members of a school council must be parents exercised to compensate for a potential conflict of interest, and : b) notify the Chief Financial Officer of the Calgary Board of. consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows: Conflicts of Interest Act Amends RSA 2000 cC-23 1(1) The Conflicts of Interest Act is amended by this section. (2) The preamble is amended by striking out and at the end of the 3rd recital and adding the following after the 4th recital

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The Law Society of Alberta Code of Professional Conduct (the Code) deals with conflicts of interest in Chapter 6. Rule 2 provides as follows: A lawyer must not act for more than one party in a conflict or potential conflict situation unless all such parties consent and it is in the best interests of the parties that the lawyer so act Alberta's Conflicts of Interest Act provides the conflict of interest obligations for ministers and members of the Legislative Assembly, and covers all of their responsibilities and obligations with respect to inside information, gifts and hospitality, contracts and payments, statements of assets and other interests tha • conflict of interest Act 7.4 Shall, in accordance with the Act and Regs., administer the plan and fund and file required documents. Act 8(5) Shall invest assets - prudent person. Act 9.1(1) Advise fund holder of expected remittance. Act 9.1(2) If the administrator is not the employer, advise the Superintendent of late/non­ remittance Societies Act of Alberta and is affiliated with School Sport Canada, the Conflict of Interest.. 177 Historical Overview The first organizational meeting of theASAA was held in Calgary on March 17, 1956. The first meeting was inspired by the desire to have a Provincial.

3 I. Introduction In R. v Neil1, the Supreme Court of Canada opined on troublesome issues concerning potentially disqualifying conflicts of interest in the legal profession. Neil is the Court's second important decision on the subject. Its decision in MacDonald Estate v Martin2 has frequently been applied, and has resulted in the adoption of rules and guidelines by professional bodies in a The general rule was a bright line rule: lawyers and their law firms could not represent clients adverse in interest without first obtaining their consent. This rule applied where a situation engendered an inescapable conflict of interest, applied to concurrent representation in both related and unrelated matters, and could not be rebutted Alberta Fundraising Act - Organizations that ask Albertans to donate to fundraising campaigns or which solicit contributions that will be used for a charitable purpose must follow the rules that are set out in Alberta's Charitable Fund-raising Act and regulation. These rules exist to protect potential donors from false and misleading. Overall, corruption in Canada is low compared to most other countries worldwide. Transparency International's 2019 Corruption Perception Index ranks Canada as the 12th least corrupt nation out of 180 countries, a drop from 9th in 2016. However, corruption has been an increasingly large problem in government, industry and non-governmental organizations over the past decade Conflict of Interest Declaration Form (page 3) to the attention of . Renee Hackney Manager, Agency Governance, Alberta Health 21st floor ATB Place, 10025 Jasper Avenue Edmonton, AB T5J 1S6 E-mail: HEALTH.ABHealthGovernance@gov.ab.ca. Alberta Health will use this information to determine if you should be recommended for appointment to the.

CanLII Connects - Cracking Down on Conflicts of Interes

An Alberta case Petrowski v Petrowski 2005 ABQB ordered the executor to produce medical records of the deceased pointing to her obvious conflict of interest in having the exclusive authority Stewart v Stewart 2016 BCSC 2256 dismissed an application to have an acting lawyer disqualified as counsel for having a conflict of interest. The court. The Societies Act came into effect November 28, 2016 and governs how societies (not-for-profit corporations) are created and run in B.C. The Act includes significant updates to allow for more flexibility in how societies operate, while still protecting the public interest Home | Alberta Health Service CONFLICTS OF INTEREST If an individual feels he or she may be in an actual or potential conflict of interest, or if an individual believes another individual may be in an actual or potential conflict of interest, the matter shall be brought to the attention of the Chair who must declare, at his or her sole discretion, whether or not a conflict exists and, if so, whether or not such conflict should be excused

Below is a guide to writing bylaws in Alberta. Writing bylaws is an important step in the process of creating your co-op. Bylaws are the rules and regulations that govern and define various aspects of a co-operative's business.. Bylaws can vary widely across organizations and reflect both the business of the co-operative and values and interests of its members Regulations made under this Act. Public Office Holders and Reporting Public Office Holders under Section 62.2 of the Conflict of Interest Act, Order Designating (SOR/2014-200) Service of Documents Required or Authorized to be Served Under Sections 53 to 57 of the Conflict of Interest Act Regulations (SOR/2007-63 5 Conflicts of interest 6 Disqualifications not applicable to general guarantees an undertaking that is organized as a society under the Agricultural Societies Act; Section 2 AR 99/2002 7 Alberta as the location in Alberta at which the head office of th require that a lawyer not act in a situation in which there is a conflict of interest unless the client consents. A consensusemerged early inthe committee'swork, that the rule should also reflect existing law on conflicts of interest, in particular the principle enunciated by the Supreme Court of Canada in its decisions in Neil, and Strother v Conflict of Interest Disclosure template for church board members particularly in the province of... Board Consent Form - BC Societies Act Download. Form to give notice of address or notice of change of address for churches incorporating in Alberta Allen Dobbs' conflict of interest in the study Accuracy of the DriveABLE cognitive assessment to determine cognitive fitness to drive1 appears to have coloured the interpretation of the results to an unacceptable degree, and the manuscript's conclusions should have been totally revised, or the manuscript rejected

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