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When is an unwritten rule an enforceable one?

  • Lawson Lundell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 30 2012

Societies are generally groups of like-minded people who form a voluntary association for a particular purpose

Court finds fundraiser guilty of fraud

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 31 2012

Adam Gour stands charged that "...between the 1st day of September in the year 2009 and the 30th day of November in the year 2009, at the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, and elsewhere in the Province of Ontario, he did by deceit, falsehood or other fraudulent means defraud the people of Ontario the sum in excess of $5000.00..." (R. v. Gour, 2012 ONSC 4082, para. 1

Court strikes down another leveraged donation plan

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 9 2012

In the recent case of Kossow v. the Queen (2012 TCC 325), the Tax Court of Canada examined another so-called “leveraged donation plan”, and relied on a recent Federal Court of Appeal decision to deny the tax benefit claimed by the donor

Recent case reminds charities about the risks with false donation receipts

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 30 2012

The recent decision of the Tax Court of Canada in Grosset v. The Queen offers a reminder to charities and their donors to beware the risks involved with false receipts

Court upholds Diocese’s control of property

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 30 2012

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently decided a case involving two groups that each claimed to be the proper trustees of the property of a congregation of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Canada (the “Diocese”

Swim lessons and religion: the Federal Court of Appeal rejects amendment to pleadings to raise charter issue in Fluevog v. The Queen

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • June 27 2012

On December 5, 2011, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in John Fluevog v. The Queen

Federal Court of Appeal confirms public foundation must have multiple trusteesdirectors

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 31 2012

The Federal Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Sheldon Inwentash and Lynn Factor Charitable Foundation v. The Queen

Ontario court confirms costs consequences of litigation positions

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 30 2012

In our December 2011 issue we wrote on the decision of the Ontario Superior Court in VON Canada v. Greater Hamilton Wellness Foundation

Charity runs afoul of Canada Revenue Agency

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 19 2012

Deciding to retain a contractor rather than an employee can be the right decision depending on the needs of a business

Ontario Court of Appeal recognizes tort of invasion of privacy

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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