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Department of Finance comments on penny fundraising
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 29 2012

As announced in the 2012 Federal Budget, the Government of Canada will be phasing out the penny. The Department of Finance has recently released a short


CRA releases new guidance on the promotion of health and charitable registration
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2013

On August 27, 2013 the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") released CG-021, a new Guidance that sets out CRA's interpretation of the law pertaining to the


Update on the CNCA continuance process
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2014

For federally incorporated non-profit corporations (both charities and NPOs), the deadline for completing their continuance under the Canada


Manitoba repeals The Charities Endorsement Act
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2014

Effective December 31, 2013, the Manitoba Legislature has repealed The Charities Endorsement Act. This change reduces the regulatory burden on


Updating information with government regulators is important
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2014

In November of 2013, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Charities Directorate provided new resources on the process for updating and changing


Director General of CRA Charities Directorate discusses political activities
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2013

CRA has published the text of a recent address by Cathy Hawara, the Director General of the CRA Charities Directorate, that was given at the Canadian


Charities and not-for-profit newsletter
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2012

The text of a recent address given by the Director General of the CRA Charities Directorate, Cathy Hawara, at the Canadian Bar Association National Charity Law Symposium has been published on the CRA website


Recent case reminds charities about the risks with false donation receipts
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • 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


CRA comments on NPO issues facing sports clubs and associations
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2012

Two recent CRA technical interpretations offer guidance into the CRA’s views on issues affecting sports clubs and associations operating as non-profit organizations (“NPOs”


Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act proclaimed in force
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 12 2011

The new Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act will come into force on October 17, 2011