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Court confirms that religious charities must actively promote a religion
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2014

Earlier this month, the Federal Court of Appeal was asked to consider whether the Minister of National Revenue (the "Minister") had erred in


Court finds fundraiser guilty of fraud
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • 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


Board Member Commits Fraud and Misappropriates Funds from Childhood Cancer Charity
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2015

The words "not for profit corporation which raises funding for childhood cancer charities" and "extensive fraud and misappropriation of funds" should


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


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


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


Donations to U.S. charities by residents of Quebec: Court of Quebec rules that the Canada-U.S. Tax Convention not applicable
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2015

On May 19, 2015, the Court of Quebec released its judgment in Emballages Starflex Inc. v. Agence du Revenu du Québec in which the court held that for


A members’ rights case under the CNCA when can a board deny a requisition?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

In an application brought by members of Taekwondo Canada, the judge ordered the corporation to call a meeting to consider various issues raised by


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