Create shareholder agreements and other corporate or legal forms for a Canadian corporation with these template Shareholder Forms.

  • Some of these forms are province-specific to comply with provincial legislation.
  • Other forms can be used throughout Canada.
  • Easy-to-use templates that can be customized and used over and over.
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Alberta Share Capital Equalization Agreement

Equalize the capital contributions of each of the shareholders of an Alberta corporation with this Share Capital Equalization Agreement.

  • The intent of the Agreement is that both of the shareholders will end up with half of the issued shares.
  • The contributing shareholder will make equal yearly instalment payments to the other shareholder for a proportionate number of shares, to bring his/her shareholdings up to 50% of the corporation's issued shares.
  • The sh.....

Alberta Share Classes (A and B Common)

Create two classes of common shares for a new Alberta corporation with this Schedule to the Articles of Incorporation.

The Schedule establishes the rights and privileges attaching to the shares, pursuant to Article 3 of the Articles, as follows:
  1. Class A and B common voting dividend-bearing shares;
  2. rights on dissolution to rank pari passu (in other words, both classes rank equally).

The Schedule must be attached to the Articles of Incorporation and s.....


Alberta Share Classes (Voting, Nonvoting and Redeemable)

Create voting, non-voting and redeemable share classes for an Alberta corporation with this Schedule to the Articles of Incorporation for the following classes of shares:

  1. Class A and B voting dividend bearing shares;
  2. Class C and D nonvoting dividend bearing shares;
  3. Class E nonvoting redeemable retractable dividend bearing shares, with rights on dissolution in priority to other classes;
  4. Class F voting redeemable retractable nondividend bearing share.....

Alberta Unanimous Shareholder Agreement

Every corporation with more than 1 shareholder should have a shareholder agreement in place, like this Unanimous Shareholder Agreement for Alberta corporations.

  • A shareholder may transfer its shares to an affiliate provided that the affiliate agrees to be bound by the terms of the Agreement. If the affiliate ceases to be an affiliate, the shares will be transferred back to the original shareholder.
  • If shareholder guarantees are required to secure the corporation's de.....

Annual Meetings and Special Shareholder Meetings: A Planning Guide

Use this handy Checklist and Planning Guide for Annual Meetings and Special Shareholder Meetings to assist you with the preparation and planning required for a variety of corporate meetings.

This guide deals with:
  • annual meetings of a corporation's directors and shareholders,
  • special shareholder meetings,
  • other corporate meetings and special events.
This guide was written to assist those persons who are planning and preparing for a corporate .....

British Columbia Share Capital Equalization Agreement

This Equalization Agreement sets up a process by which a shareholder in a BC company who owns less than 50% of the company can contribute more capital so that both owners have the same amount of equity.

  • The contributing shareholder will make installment payments to the other shareholder to buy up the number of shares required to bring his/her shareholdings up to 50% of the corporation's issued shares.
  • The shares will be held in trust until all payments are made.
  • .....

British Columbia Share Purchase Agreement

Sell your shares in a BC corporation to a purchaser with this template British Columbia Share Purchase Agreement.

  • If the purchaser resells any of the shares within 180 days for a per share price greater than the purchase price of the shares under the Agreement, the purchaser will pay the vendor an additional cash amount.
  • The vendor gives standard representations and warranties with respect to the corporation's status, financial position, and the shares.
  • Th.....

British Columbia Shareholder Buy-Sell Agreement

Set out in writing how the shares of a departing (or deceased) shareholder in a BC company will be dealt with in this Shareholder Buy-Sell Agreement.

  • This Buy-Sell Agreement is for a corporation with two equal shareholders.
  • The template includes provision for a mandatory (shotgun) buy-sell notice from a departing shareholder to the remaining shareholder.
  • If a shareholder dies, the surviving shareholder must purchase the interest of the deceased shareholder.<.....

Canada Declaration of Mailing Notices for Shareholder Meeting

Use this downloadable template to prepare a Declaration of Mailing regarding the sending of notices for an upcoming annual meeting of shareholders of a Canadian corporation.

The Declaration contains the following information:
  • the date, time and place on which the shareholder meeting will be held, and
  • the date on which the notices were mailed, in accordance with the applicable legislation under which the corporation was incorporated.
This Canada De.....

Canada Directors Resolution Declaring Capital Dividend

Declare a capital dividend for a Canadian business corporation with this template Directors Resolution form.

  • The Board of Directors declares the capital dividend on a specific class of shares.
  • The corporation makes an election under Section 85 of the Income Tax Act (Canada). The dividend does not become payable until the election is made.

For tax purposes, it's important that all resolutions are properly passed and actions taken at the correct times. Ge.....