BLOG

Choosing the right name for your business in Quebec!

Choosing the right name for your business in Quebec!

The choice of name is just as important a step as the incorporation of the Quebec company itself! To avoid the delay that a first refusal can cause, make sure that the name you have chosen is available and, on the other hand, that he respects the criteria established...

Incorporating your non-profit organization in Ontario

Incorporating your non-profit organization in Ontario

In Ontario, a not-for-profit organization can operate as a trust, association, provincial or federal co-operative, or provincial or federal corporation. Read this article to learn about the advantages of choosing this legal structure for your business in Ontario....

Everything you need to know about shareholders in Ontario

Everything you need to know about shareholders in Ontario

Shareholders are persons (individuals or legal entities) who own shares issued by a company: they invest in a company in exchange for shares. Come and discover the rights that shareholders get in exchange for shares and the relationship between them. Although we have...

The role of a director in an Ontario corporation

The role of a director in an Ontario corporation

A director in Ontario has multiple obligations when acting on behalf of the corporation. If adirector fails to fulfill these duties, he or she may be liable under common law, statutory lawor corporate law. Find out what are the rights and duties of a director in an...

All you need to know about the officers in an Ontario company

All you need to know about the officers in an Ontario company

An entrepreneur running a start-up in Ontario often assumes the roles of shareholder, director and officer at the same time. That said, the role of an officer differs from that of a director in many ways. Find out how an officer carries out his duties within a Ontario...

The three types of actors within an Ontario corporation

The three types of actors within an Ontario corporation

The company is managed in concert between several actors to ensure that it operates in the most efficient way possible. In the case of start-ups, usually one or a few people who take on the responsibility to be all at once the shareholders, directors and officers....

How to choose your corporation’s name in Ontario ?

How to choose your corporation’s name in Ontario ?

Choosing your business name is certainly the most important decision as an entrepreneur. In making your choice, you will need to consider practical and legal factors under the Ontario Business Corporations Act. Here’s all the steps you need to take to choose your...

Should you incorporate federally or provincially in Ontario ?

Should you incorporate federally or provincially in Ontario ?

An entrepreneur may govern and register its corporation under the provincial or the federal law; the former is the Ontario Business Corporations and the latter is the Canada Business Corporations Act. Key factors have to be in consideration such as the business name,...

The 5 Best Business Accelerators in Montreal

The 5 Best Business Accelerators in Montreal

Creating a business is an intense process with many competing emotions. The combination of excitement and stress, coupled with fatigue from long hours of work, can be a difficult to manage. Therefore, a helping hand is a luxury you cannot pass up. As a young start-up...

Should you incorporate federally or provincially in Quebec ?

Should you incorporate federally or provincially in Quebec ?

The structure and the Constitution of Canada mean that Quebec entrepreneurs have a choice: incorporate their company under the federal system or under the Quebec provincial system. Come and discover what best suits your business. Let me take you back to elementary...

Who’ll win: Corporation vs. General partnership

Who’ll win: Corporation vs. General partnership

Simon and Léa chose to incorporate their business Troque tes fringues, but, as we mentioned here,  they could have chosen many other legal forms. Among those, there is the general partnership. Even though we briefly presented it before, the general partnership’s...