John M. Hodgson Honoured by Law Society

On March 24, 1988 John M. Hodgson, co-founder, l6-year member of the Editorial Board, and present Chairman of the Management Committee of The Philanthropist, received the Medal of the Law Society of Upper Canada which is awarded to recognize outstanding service within the legal profession. Mr. Hodgson was honoured for his outstanding work in the…

John D. Gregory Appointed Editor of The Philanthropist

Following a meeting of the Management Board on May 26, 1988, Chairman John Hodgson announced the appointment of John D. Gregory as editor of The Philanthropist. John has been Book Editor of the journal since 1986. The new editor is a graduate of the University of Toronto (B.A., LL.B), the London School of Economics (M.Sc.Econ.), and…

Recent Tax Developments

Tax Reform The Notice of Ways and Means Motion to Amend the Income Tax Act which was introduced in the House of Commons June 13, 1988 contained the legislative changes required to convert the tax deduction formerly available for charitable donations to a two-tier tax credit with a tax credit of 17 per cent on…

Case Comment: Re Levy Estate

The dispute in this case arose from the disposition of the residue of Mr. Levy’s estate which amounted to something in excess of $4,000,000.1 To the chagrin of Mr. Levy’s next of kin, it was to be given to the State of Israel: … for charitable purposes only, said charities to be decided on by…

From the Editor

The Philanthropist is again in transition. Having secured a new publisher in 1987, the magazine now ventures to try a new editor, a much riskier business. Lynn Bevan served for six years as editor and set a truly daunting example for her successor. John Hodgson, chairman of the Management Board, stated-or rather understated-Lynn’s contribution as follows:…

Bookshelf

The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook Edited by Walter W Powell Published by Yale University Press, New Haven and London. 1987, pp. xiii.464 REVIEWED BY MARK D. HUGHES Academic Coordinator, Lawrence Fertig Center, Ludwig von Mises Institute, Fairfax, Virginia’ During the last decade, a large body of literature has emerged from the Program on Non-profit Organizations…

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