State and Community Sector Relations: Crisis and Challenges in Quebec

Introduction On April 14, 2003, the Quebec Liberal Party came to power and set out to reengineer and modernize the Quebec state. Under the guise of decentralization and democratization, it launched a series of reforms that transformed the relationship between citizens and the state (Saint-Martin, 2004; Boismenu, Dufour, & Saint-Martin, 2005; Rouillard et al., 2004…

Gifts, Partial Gifts, Split Receipting, and Valuations

Introduction: The Meaning of “Gift” Common Law The meaning of “gift” has important implications under the Income Tax Act (Canada),1 and the term appears in several sections in the Act. In particular, it appears in sections 110.1 and 118.1, which grant a deduction or a credit for the fair market value of a gift made…

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Telling Tales: Living the Effects of Public Policy By Sheila Neysmith, Kate Bezanson, and Anne O’Connell Published by Fernwood Publishing, 2005, 232 pp. CAD $24.95 REVIEWED BY LEA CARAGATA Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University Sheila Neysmith, Kate Bezanson, and Anne O’Connell have accomplished two rather remarkable goals in their book Telling…