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Class action settlement challenges: unclaimed funds
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 4 2015

Yet another class action settlement looks like it will have unclaimed funds at the end of the claims period. The settlement between AMT, Montreal's


Tax Court Addresses Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2016

A recent decision of the Tax Court of Canada serves as a reminder that charities and non-profit organizations must ensure that they properly


Superior Court Reaffirms Public Policy Limitation on Charitable Trusts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 24 2016

In a recent decision on an application by Royal Trust Corporation of Canada, Justice Mitchell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found a


Court of Appeal Confirms Employer’s Financial Circumstances Are Irrelevant in Determining Employees’ Right to Common-Law Notice of Termination
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • December 23 2015

You are a senior manager at a notfor-profit or charitable organization. You have been tasked with trimming costs given a freeze on Government funding


Mandatory Requirements for Receiving Charitable Donation Tax Credit
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2016

As registered charities, school boards and school foundations are able to issue tax receipts for donations received, but in doing so must strictly


Claiming the Clergy Residence Deduction - CRA and the Courts Provide Further Guidance
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2016

Where an individual is determinably a member of the clergy, a regular minister of a religious denomination, or a member of a religious order, and is


Private parties not liable for public interest costs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 9 2015

Courts are becoming increasingly resistant to attempts by third parties, specifically environmental non-governmental organizations ("ENGOs",) to


Court of Appeal summaries (December 6- 11)
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2015

The Court of Appeal released a fair number of civil decisions this week on a variety of topics, but nothing groundbreaking. Perhaps the most


FCA dismisses appeal of revocation of charity status
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 4 2015

In Public Television Association of Quebec v. M.N.R. (2015 FCA 170), the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by the Public Television


U.K. Charity Commission decision in the Human Dignity Trust overturned implications of the decision
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2014

A decision of the UK First-Tier Tribunal (Charity) has been released that will be of interest to charities in Canada, particularly those engaged in