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British Columbia Court considers conditional donations
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2014

On October 17, 2013, the British Columbia Supreme Court in Norman Estate v. Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Canada, 2013 BCSC 2099, held

Federal Court of Appeal confirms public foundation must have multiple trusteesdirectors
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2012

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

Certification granted in charitable donation tax "scheme" class action
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 24 2012

If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, looks like a duck, it’s probably a duck

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

Swim lessons and religion: the Federal Court of Appeal rejects amendment to pleadings to raise charter issue in Fluevog v. The Queen
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • June 27 2012

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

Ontario Court of Appeal recognizes tort of invasion of privacy
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • 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

Client awarded judgment against accountant who advised in favour of donation tax shelter scheme
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2010

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently awarded approximately $45,000 to two individuals who sued their accountant for advising them to participate in a donation tax shelter arrangement and for taking secret commissions in respect of the scheme

Ottawa (City) v. Ontario (Information and Privacy Commissioner)
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • 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"

Is the provision of fertility charitable?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 31 2010

At the end of September of this year, the City of Toronto had the pleasure of hosting the American Bar Association Tax Conference

Court exercises power to monitor and regulate charities after directors fail to fulfill fiduciary duties
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2011

In the recently reported case of Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v. Toronto Humane Society, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, in denying a motion to vary a settlement order, affirmed that directors of charitable organizations have fiduciary duties towards the charity and the public who support it