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Trustee election contributions and disqualifying conflicts of interest
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2014

In British Columbia and across the country, school trustees will face election in the fall. In the run-up to the election, it is important to bear in


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


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


NFP Q&A: clarifying arbitration vs. mediation vs. litigation
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2014

Arbitration is a method of finally determining a dispute. The end result is an award which is similar to a Court Order in that it is final and


BC court reduces risks to charities who accept conditional gifts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 21 2014

Conditional gifts are now a safer bet for charities to accept according to Norman v. Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Canada. Madam Justice


‘Tis the season for (conditional) giving? British Columbia court rules on conditional donation agreements
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2013

In the spirit of giving this holiday season, many will donate to a favorite charity. One common way to donate is in the form of a "conditional


Charitable gift donation credit to a non-qualified donee is not a Charter Right
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2013

Have you ever wondered whether claiming a tax deduction for a charitable gift to a non-qualified donee is a Charter Right? The Tax Court of Canada


Federal Court of Appeal extends time for publication of notice of revocation of registered charity status for religious school
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 9 2013

In a newly released decision of the Federal Court of Appeal ("Court"), Cheder Chabad v Minister of National Revenue, a registered charity under the


Court criticises CRA for delaying assessment of donation shelter donations
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2013

In a recent case, the Federal Court confirmed that the CRA is obliged to examine and assess a tax return with "all due dispatch" even if the taxpayer


Prescient Foundation v. M.N.R.
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2013

On May 1, 2013 the Federal Court of Appeal delivered its judgement in Prescient Foundation v. M.N.R.: 2013 FCA 120. The judgement was delivered by Mr