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Charity Status Insufficient to be Public Authority and Hold Official Mark
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2016

In 2001, the Registrar of Trademarks gave public notice of the adoption and use of NOWTV as an official mark by Trinity. At the time, Trinity was a


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


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries - June 6-10, 2016
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • June 10 2016

Hello everyone. Below are the summaries of this week’s civil decisions released by our Court of Appeal. Topics covered include real estate, Family


Courts Raise the Stakes on Tax Filings
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 6 2016

The Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") and the Federal Court of Appeal have taken surprising positions recently that expose registered charities to


Varying Charitable Purpose Trusts: Application of Cy-près and Administrative Scheme Making Powers in British Columbia
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 6 2016

In The Sidney and North Saanich Memorial Park Society v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2016 BCSC 589 ("Sidney"), Madam Justice Dardi of the


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


Know Your Role: Ontario Superior Court of Justice clarifies that under Ontario’s Corporations Act only directors, and not members, may propose changes to the by-laws or changes requiring special resolution
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2016

In Vaughan Community Health Centre Corporation v Annibale, 2015 ONSC 2559, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that the Ontario Corporations


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


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


The balancing act: directors’ duties in Canada vs. the U.S.
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 18 2015

When evaluating major corporate decisions, such as potential merger-andacquisition opportunities, a corporation's board of directors is tasked with