Principales Questions: (1) In the course of a corporate reorganisation, does a distribution of common shares of the capital stock of a particular corporation received by a Canadian individual shareholder with respect to all of his common shares of another corporation qualify as an eligible distribution under subsection 86.1(2)? (2) Do the central of management and control common law principles apply to determine whether a corporation is resident in the United States for the purpose of subparagraph 86.1(2)c)(i)?
Position Adoptée: (1) Yes, provided that all conditions stated in paragraphs 86.1(2)(e) and 86.1(2)(f) are met. (2) Yes.
Raisons: (1) The conditions provided in paragraphs 86.1(2)(a) to 86.1(2)(c) are met. (2) Previous positions and application of the Act.