Registered Charities: A Primer

This article was developed from a presentation to The Essential Curriculum in Charities, offered by the Professional Development Program of Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, Toronto on March 6–7, 2001. Readers are directed to the “Author’s Revisions and Additions” following the “Footnotes”. These Riders are noted as I—XI in the text.  Introduction This…

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency Charity Audits

This article was developed from a presentation at an October 18, 2002 conference in Vancouver sponsored by the Continuing Legal Society of British Columbia. The author wishes to thank Michelle Fernando, Student-At-Law, Miller Thomson LLP, for her assistance with an earlier version of the article. [As a service to readers the author has provided a…

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The Place of Religion in Modern Society: Papers presented at the Special Forum at The State West Hotel, Mississauga, Ontario, convened by the Canadian Council of Christian Charities September 29, 1999 Published by Canadian Council of Christian Charities, 1999 REVIEWED BY DAVID STEVENS Goodman and Carr LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, Toronto and Editor, The Philanthropist This book…

Viewpoint: Sustainability—Illusion or Reality?

“Viewpoint” offers an opportunity for discussion of topics and opinions of particular interest to the philanthropic sector. This article was developed from a presentation to the 2001 Annual Conference of the Trillium Foundation. Achieving sustainability is the “Holy Grail” for many grantmakers. Some funders choose to focus on the power of public policy as the…