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CRA and the CHAMP
  • Drache Aptowitzer LLP
  • Canada
  • September 14 2017

Those of us, who deal with the Canada Revenue Agency Charities Directorate (the “CRA”) on behalf of clients on a regular basis, have often lamented


Proposed Changes to Laws Affecting Ontario Not-For-Profits and Charities
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • September 15 2017

On September 14, 2017, Bill 154, An Act to cut unnecessary red tape by enacting one new Act and making various amendments and repeals, received first


Small Change Large Consequences
  • Drache Aptowitzer LLP
  • Canada
  • September 14 2017

The system of Charity Law which Canada inherited from Britain upon Confederation was focused on the need to protect charitable property. Part of


Non-profit board members’ duty of confidentiality
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 20 2012

Like their for-profit counterparts, board members of a non-profit corporation are in a fiduciary relationship with the corporation


A New BC Advantage: Member-funded Societies Under the Societies Act
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2017

Earlier this year, a British Columbia society made headlines when it was sued by The New York Times. The newspaper sought to obtain access to the


Major asset transfers between charities: corporate law considerations
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2011

From time to time registered charities may find themselves in situations, often driven by economic considerations, where they are considering whether to cease carrying on certain elements of their operations


Tax treatment of the provision of rent-free leases to charity
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2013

Charities are occasionally offered the opportunity to use the property of another person free of charge. This may include the provision of rent-free


Proposed Changes to the Ontario Corporations Act
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 21 2017

Last week, the Ontario government introduced legislation that confirms charities can make social investments, helps modernize the Ontario


Reference letter liability
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2011

Charities and non-profit organizations that provide reference letters to departing and former employees need to ensure that they are aware of the possible legal implications that such letters entail


Ontario HST: what every not-for-profit organization and charity needs to know
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2010

On July 1, 2010, Ontario will join Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in implementing the harmonized sales tax ("HST"