The Effective Management and Investment of Charitable Funds

Address to Conference, The Sheraton Centre, Toronto, Ontario May 26, 1980 Establishing the right asset mix, changing the asset mix and good security selection are the key determinants of successful investing. To be frank with you, I have never been particularly successful in making big asset mix changes. If I could do this consistently and successfully,…

From the Editor…

This issue is the first since the affiliation of The Philanthropist with the Cana­dian Centre for Philanthropy. The editorial committee of The Philanthropist welcomes the establishment of the Centre under its Executive Director Allan Arlett and the opportunity the association will afford to broaden the focus of the journal and the range of material available to…

Canadian Centre for Philanthropy Conference

  The inaugural conference of the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy cosponsored by the Department of Adult Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), will take place November 27 and 28 at OISE, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto. The theme of the conference is “Philanthropy in the SO’s -Matching Needs with Resources”. In addition to…

News Item: Ottawa Shouldn’t Muzzle Charities

The Trudeau government is off base in its effort to muzzle voluntary organiza­tions that campaign for a better deal for the physically handicapped, native peoples, needy citizens and other groups. Yet such a heavy-handed effort to curb campaigning efforts of such groups has come down from National Revenue, with a reminder in new guidelines that…

Bookshelf

Canadian Tax Treatment of Charities and Charitable Donations, 2nd Edition by ARTHUR B. C. DRACHE, 1980, Published by Richard DeBoo Limited, Toronto The second edition of Canadian Tax Treatment of Charities and Charitable Donations has recently been published. Mr. Drache was Chairman of the Charities Study Group of the Department of Finance when the new rules were…

Charitable Causes, Political Causes and Involvement

An Inaugural Lecture given on 8 November 1972 at University College, Cardiff This is the third occasion on which I have had the duty and the honour of inaugurating tenure of a chair of law, and it is the third occasion on which I have had no predecessor to extol. Thus I have been relieved…

Political Activities: A Charitable Dilemma

The widely reported decision of the Department of National Revenue to deregister the Manitoba Foundation for Political Studies has re-awakened fears in the charitable community that many activities now undertaken by registered charities will have to be abandoned. The foundation in question is best known in Canada as publisher of Canadian Dimension, a left of…

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