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Budget enables investment in limited partnerships by registered charities

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • April 21 2015

The Budget proposes a new measure that will increase the flexibility available to registered charities in structuring their investments. Under the

Non-profit board members’ duty of confidentiality

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 20 2012

Like their for-profit counterparts, board members of a non-profit corporation are in a fiduciary relationship with the corporation

Reversal of new change to Alberta charitable donations tax credit

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 21 2015

Alberta Finance Minister Robin Campbell delivered his first budget on March 26, 2015. A surprising change included in the budget was a reduction in

Tax treatment of the provision of rent-free leases to charity

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 31 2013

Charities are occasionally offered the opportunity to use the property of another person free of charge. This may include the provision of rent-free

Amendments to gifts to foreign charitable foundations

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 21 2015

The Budget proposes an amendment to expand the availability of "qualified donee" status to certain foreign charitable foundations. Entities that are

Federal Budget 2015

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 22 2015

Yesterday's 2015 Federal Budget, tabled by Finance Minister Joe Oliver, contained a few measures aimed at helping charities and their donors. A

Benefits and disadvantages of incorporating an unincorporated association

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 27 2009

On occasion we are asked to discuss the differences between associations and corporations

New Societies Act tabled in B.C. Legislature

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2015

On March 25, 2015, British Columbia Minister of Finance Mike de Jong introduced the long-awaited bill for a new Societies Act in the British

Can Canadian courts turn to religious documents in a religious dispute?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 14 2015

You will want to know about the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Pankerichan v Djokic, if you are part of a religious community which is

Charitable trusts: another option to establish a charity

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 8 2011

Charities are commonly established as a corporation or society