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Compliance agreements - not worth the paper

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 25 2009

The late movie maker, Sam Goldwyn, was famously quoted as saying that "an oral contract is not worth the paper it's written on."

Ontario Court of Appeal recognizes tort of invasion of privacy

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 28 2012

A recent case from the Ontario Court of Appeal represents the first appellate level decision in Ontario to recognize the tort of invasion of privacy

When should charities indemnify directors?

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 31 2011

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies when a charity must indemnify its directors

Turf tussle erupts in charity over fiduciary duty

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 29 2011

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has released its decision in Victoria Order of Nurses for Canada v. Greater Hamilton Wellness Foundation, a case in which a parallel foundation sought to expend its assets contrary to its objects by refusing to use them to support the organization for which it had been established

The CRA continues to investigate and prosecute fraud

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 31 2009

A recent fraud case involving an individual who pled guilty to two counts of tax evasion and was sentenced to time served plus one day and fined $145,760 serves as a reminder to donors and charities alike that the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") is committed to investigating and prosecuting offenders

Ottawa (City) v. Ontario (Information and Privacy Commissioner)

  • Harper Grey LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 23 2011

A City solicitor used his work email to send and receive messages pertaining to his volunteer position with the Children’s Aid Society ("Society"

Control of governance: who are the proper members and directors of a charitable not-for-profit corporation?

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 30 2010

In the case of Deol v Grewal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice reviewed the general principles regarding the appointment of members and the election of directors of non-share capital corporations

BC court reduces risks to charities who accept conditional gifts

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 21 2014

Conditional gifts are now a safer bet for charities to accept according to Norman v. Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Canada. Madam Justice

Israelite Church of Christ Canada v. The Queen

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • May 31 2010

This is a short decision addressing the correct procedure by which charities must respond to a notice of intention to revoke charitable registration

New prescribed donee named

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 30 2010

The Department of Finance has used an administrative power under the Income Tax Act to allow an American charity, the American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts, "prescribed donee" status