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Abstract: Who should be called a philanthropist today? Usually, this designation applies to members of the rich elite who donate important sums of money to different charitable causes. But this image is somewhat inaccurate. The paper presents some thoughts on philanthropy and on the profiles and motivations of philanthropists. Summary: Today, who should be called a philanthropist?…

Index to Volume 20 of The Philanthropist

PREPARED BY MAURA BROWN, MA Subject Index A ACCOUNTABILITY. Religious activities Religious persons and religious institutions 2006(Vol. 20, No. 2), pp. 87–89 ACCOUNTABILITY. Religious institutions Tort accountability for religious activities 2006(Vol. 20, No. 2), pp. 87–130 ADVANCEMENT OF RELIGION As a head of charity 2007(Vol. 20, No. 4), pp. 257–93 ADVANCEMENT OF RELIGION Head of…

Advancing Religion as a Head of Charity: What Are the Boundaries?

Without the values and principles which underlie not only the Charter but also our democratic institutions and policy, there can be no recourse to rights or freedoms. The Honourable Justice Frank Iacobucci1 Introduction All world religions follow some equivalent to the “Golden Rule” for Christians: “Love your neighbour as yourself.”2 This principle also forms the…

Liability of Religious Charities: A New Frontier: Accountability of Religious Persons and Institutions in Tort

This article is an abridged version of the paper “Liability of Religious Charities: A New Frontier: Accountability of Religious Persons and Institutions in Tort and Equity,” which was presented at Third National Symposium on Charity Law Canadian Bar Association/ Ontario Bar Association, May 6, 2005, Toronto, Ontario. It is presented here with the permission of…

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Civic Literacy: How Informed Citizens Make Democracy Work By Henry Milner Published by University Press of New England, 2002, 293 pp. US $45. cloth; US $19.95 paper. REVIEWED BY A. PAUL PROSS Professor Emeritus, School of Public Administration, Dalhousie University This book is an enquiry into the factors that contribute to informed voter choice during…

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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…

Index to The Philanthropist, Volume 16

PREPARED BY CLAUDIA WILLETTS, M.L.S. Subject Index A ACCOUNTABILITY. Universities 2001(Vol.16,No.4), pp. 306–315 ACCOUNTABILITY FRAMEWORK. United Way organizations Balanced Scorecard 2000(Vol.16,No.2), pp. 111–132 APPRECIATED MARKETABLE SECURITIES SEE GIFTS OF APPRECIATED MARKETABLE SECURITIES TO PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS ART SEE GIFTS OF ART TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS ASSETS OF CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS Purpose trusts. Exigibility to tort liabilities—Case Comments: Re…