Legal Developments

This issue’s report is longer than usual, because it contains a summary of the Ontario Law Reform Commission’s Report on the Law of Charities. Before we get to that, however, some court decisions are of interest. The Courts The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to appeal in the case of Vancouver Society of…

The Ontario Law Reform Commission and the Legal Meaning Of Charity

Introduction As noted elsewhere in this issue (see “Legal Developments”, at p. 41) the Ontario Law Reform Commission’s Report on the Law of Charities has recently been published. It is the intention of The Philanthropist to review most of the Report, but a document so voluminous and containing so much useful information and so many…

From the Editor

This issue talks about change, imminent change and proposed change. Imminent change affects a number of Ontario hospitals and hospitals in other parts of the country. A number of provinces have been closing or merging hospitals to save money. Many of these hospitals have parallel foundations to manage their fundraising and, often, their long-term financial…

Index to The Philanthropist, Volume 13

Index to The Philanthropist, Volume 13 PREPARED BY CLAUDIA WILLETS, M.L.S. Subject Index A ACCOUNTING FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS -Guidelines 1996(Vol.13,No.3), pp. 38-44 ACCOUNTING FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS -Models 1996(Vol.13,No.3), pp. 10-26 ACCOUNTING MODELS Victoria Community Centre (VCC). Overhead costs. Calculation 1996(Vol.13,No.3), pp. 10-26 ADVOCACY By voluntary/third sector. Funding by federal government 1996(Vol.13,No.2), pp. 39-45 ALBERTA Charitable…