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Many non-profit organizations, charities, networks, and coalitions see elections as a critical opportunity to raise relevant public policy issues that they believe will improve the lives of Canadians. Over the past several years, the rules for charities engaging in public policy have become a prominent source of debate and discussion in government and the sector….

Canadian Foundations Explore Philanthropy’s Role in Public Policy

SUMMARY: The newly elected Liberal Party’s platform declaring the end of political harassment and a modernization of the rules governing the nonprofit sector was a key topic at the Philanthropic Foundations of Canada (PFC) symposium in late October 2015. Among the questions discussed were: Should foundations and corporate funders participate in discussions about public policy?…