eyeGo to the Arts: A Simple Plan Brings the Next Generation to the Arts

Editor’s Introduction This article is the second in a series of short articles that describe projects or programs in Waterloo Region. The previous article, D.B. Scott’s “Demand and Supply: The Region of Waterloo Arts Fund Lets the Arts Community Define What’s Important and Valuable.” was published in Vol. 20, No. 4. Waterloo Region is a…

Dancing the Intricate Tango: Charities and Donors Take the Floor

Introduction In a dramatic reversal, the Ontario Government has changed its position regarding the control and management of the McMichael Canadian Collection. The Kleinberg Ontario Gallery houses a major collection of works by the Canadian Group of Seven and some related artists.! A majority of these paintings were donated by art patrons Robert and Signe…

Artistic Endeavours in Charity Law

This article has been developed from a paper which received The Philanthropist Award, 1998. The paper resulted from a directed research project supervised by Professor James Phillips of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law. For further information about the Award seep. 76. Introduction The voluntary sector makes up a substantial portion of the Canadian…

1998 Report to the Members of the Laidlaw Foundation

This article was developed from the Administrator’s Annual Report in which he included a thought-provoking outline of the Foundation’s proposed “Youth Engagement Programme Initiative”, successor to the successful programs for “Children at Risk” initiated in 1990. The past year has been one of reconstruction and evolution as Laidlaw Foundation continues to be an innovator, inspiration…

Recent Tax Developments

Information Kit Relating to Non-Profit Corporations Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada has released an information kit on the incorporation, etc. of a nonprofit corporation. This kit covers essentially all of the documentation required in order to incorporate a nonprofit corporation under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act. It includes such documents as model by-laws,…

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A Comparative Study of the Tax Treatment of Donors to Charity in 35 Countries Published by INTERPHIL, Interphil House, Yalding, Kent, ME18 6HU England, 1987, £525 REVIEWED BY JOHN A. MCCLELLAND Coopers & Lybrand, Chartered Accountants, Toronto INTERPHIL, the agency devoted to international charitable activities, has recently published this intriguing study(sponsored by the Charities Aid…