Index to The Philanthropist, Volume 15

PREPARED BY CLAUDIA WILLETTS, M.L.S. Subject Index A ACCOUNTABILITY. Voluntary third sector Broadbent Report 2000(Vol.15,No.3), pp. 4-6 2000(Vol.15,No.3), pp. 7-13 ADVOCACY SEE POLITICALADVOCACY AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE Charitable organizations. Charitable purpose based on theory of public benefit as a legal definition of basic human “goods”. Proposal for inclusion in theory of aesthetic experience 1999(Vol.15,No.1), pp. 5-39 Alliance…

Viewpoint: A Response to the Panel on Accountability and Governance in the Voluntary Sector

“Viewpoint” and “Counterpoint” provide forums for informed debate of issues of wide interest in the philanthropic sector. The opinions expressed are those of the authors.  The Panel on Accountability and Governance in the Voluntary Sector (the Broadbent Panel) undertook a massive task. Charged with developing guidelines that could have an impact on some 178,0002 organizations…

Vancouver Society of Immigrant and Visible Minority Woman v. M.N.R.

1 [Rarely does the Supreme Court of Canada take up the perennial question: What does “charity” mean?2  Even rarer is the case where it does so with the benefit of extensive legal and scholarly debate. The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Vancouver Society of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women v. M.N.R. is an important decision…

Legal Developments

No “Legal Developments” section appeared in either of the last two issues of The Philanthropist, so there is plenty to talk about on this occasion. As everybody in the charity community probably knows, in February 1999 the Supreme Court of Canada handed down its judgment in Vancouver Society of Immigrant and Visible Minority Woman v….