UTOPIAN FRONTIERS FOUNDATION is a non profit organization dedicated to developing multi-media works intended to educate and provoke meaningful discourse on global environmental concerns. Related themes explore the relationship between humankind and technology.
LETTERS PATENT DATED MARCH 18, 2011
UTOPIAN FRONTIERS FOUNDATION
The objects for which the corporation is incorporated are:
To organize or participate in environmental projects designed to:
-preserve and protect flora and fauna;
-preserve, protect and restore rivers; or
-improve the urban environment.
To educate and increase the public's understanding of the environment and its
importance by offering courses, seminars, conferences and meetings and by collecting
and disseminating information on that topic.
To develop and provide programs promoting the protection and preservation of the
environment through re-use, reduction, recycling and recovery of waste and to educate
institutions, industries, businesses and individuals about efficient waste management
To receive and maintain a fund or funds and apply all or part of the principal and income there,
from time to time, to charitable organizations that are also registered
charities under the Income Tax Act (Canada).
The special provisions are:
The corporation shall be carried on without the purpose of gain for its members, nor shall any profits or other accretions of the corporation be used in promoting its objects.
The corporation shall be subject to the Charities Accounting Act and Charitable Gifts Act.
The directors shall serve without remuneration and no director shall directly or indirectly
receive profit from their positions as such, provided that directors may be paid
reasonable expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties.
The borrowing power of the corporation pursuant to any by-law passed and confirmed in
accordance with section 59 of the Corporations Act shall be limited to borrowing money for
current operating expenses, provided that the borrowing power of the corporation shall not
be so limited if it borrows on the security of real or personal property.
lf it is made to appear to the satisfaction of the Minister, upon report of the public
Guardian and Trustee, that the corporation has failed to comply with any of the provisions
of the Charities Accounting Act or Charitable Gifts Act, the Minister may authorize an
inquiry for the purpose of determining whether or not there is sufficient cause for the
Lieutenant Governor to make an order under subsection 317(1) of the Corporations Act to
cancel the letters patent of the corporation and declare them to be dissolved.
Upon the dissolution of the corporation and after payment of all debts and liabilities, its
Remaining property shall be distributed or disposed to charities registered under the Income
Tax Act (Canada), in Canada.
To invest funds of the corporation pursuant to the Trustee Act.
For the above objects, and as incidental and ancillary thereto, to exercise any of the
powers, as prescribed by the Corporations Act, or by any statutes or laws from time to time
applicable, except where such power is limited by these Letters Patent or the statute or
common law relating to charities.
MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
John Philip Roach