Canada Business Corporations Act
CBCA Regulation, Part 5 Meetings of Shareholders
Section 43

Record Date

(1) For the purpose of paragraphs 134(1)(a), (b) and (e) of the Act, the prescribed period for the directors to fix the record date is not more than 60 days before the day on which the particular action is to be taken.

(2) For the purposes of paragraphs 134(1)(c) and (d) of the Act, the prescribed period for the directors to fix the record date is not less than 21 days and not more than 60 days before the date of the meeting.

(3) For the purpose of subsection 134(3) of the Act, the prescribed period for the directors to provide notice of the record date is at least seven days before the date fixed.


Canada Business Corporations Act
CBCA Regulation, Part 5 Meetings of Shareholders
Section 45

Communication Facilities

(1) For the purpose of subsection 141(3) of the Act, when a vote is to be taken at a meeting of shareholders, the voting may be carried out by means of a telephonic, electronic or other communication facility, if the facility

(a) enables the votes to be gathered in a manner that permits their subsequent verification; and

(b) permits the tallied votes to be presented to the corporation without it being possible for the corporation to identify how each shareholder or group of shareholders voted.

(2) For the purpose of subsection 141(4) of the Act, a person who is entitled to vote at a meeting of shareholders may vote by means of a telephonic, electronic or other communication facility, if the facility

(a) enables the vote to be gathered in a manner that permits its subsequent verification; and

(b) permits the tallied vote to be presented to the corporation without it being possible for the corporation to identify how the person voted.