3 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).


A legal entity with or without share capital, legally separate from those who own it or work as a part of it.

The entity created by incorporation under the CBCA or any of the provincial or territorial statutes modelled after it. It was adopted from American usage. The term “company” was the traditional English term.


Includes a municipality, hence the term “municipal corporation”; a concept tied to Dillon’s Rule.

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