Registration Open for Free Legal Pitfall Workshop Series

Legal Pitfalls is a FREE fall workshop series for non profits presented by Law for Non Profits / Non Profit Charities Legal Outreach (NCPLO). Each workshop is followed by office hours with an expert through the NCPLO legal help desk. 

Employment & Human Rights

Learn the basics of employment and human rights issues for non profits.

Wednesday, September 30
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Alliance for Arts + Culture boardroom (100-938 Howe Street, Vancouver)

Contracts & Leasing

We’ll cover the basics and what to watch out for. We’ll also cover basic lease terms. 

Tuesday, October 6
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The HiVE Vancouver (210-128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver)

Governance & the New Societies Act

Get an overview of governance and what the new Societies Act means for your organization.

Wednesday October 7
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Groundswell (566 Powell Street, Vancouver)


Anti-Spam is now the law – it may be time to refresh your privacy policy. Learn the basics of privacy for your organization. Two sessions available. 

Tuesday, October 20
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Arts Factory (281 Industrial Avenue, Vancouver)


Wednesday, October 21
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
The AMP (425 Carrall Street, Vancouver)


Also included as part of this workshop series is one paid event:

New Societies Act

Learn what you need to know to transition effectively under the new Societies Act. We’ll cover major changes, their impact and how to prepare. Members of the public pay $50 + GST to attend this workshop; however, if your organization receives a grant from the City of Vancouver, attendance is free. Simply contact the NPCLO at to receive your discount code.

Wednesday, September 30
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Alliance for Arts + Culture boardroom (100-938 Howe Street, Vancouver)

To register for any of these workshops, visit

The Legal Pitfalls Workshop Series is funded by the City of Vancouver Social Responsibility Fund. 

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