Bookshelf

The Art of the Volunteer: Volunteerism in the Professional Performing Arts in Canada L’Art du benevoles: le benevolat dans les arts professionnels du spectacle au Canada By Margaret Genovese Published by The Council for Business and the Arts in Canada, Toronto Sponsored by the Department of Communications, Government of Canada 50 pp. (English), 50 pp….

Bookshelf

The Nonprofit Sector in the Mixed Economy Edited by Avner Ben-Ner and Benedetto Gui Published by University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1993, pp. 276 REVIEWED BY BRUCE CHAPMAN Faculty of Law, University of Toronto Nonprofit firms, together with a wide array of co-operatives (i.e., consumer, producer, worker, and credit co-operatives) comprise an important part…

Bookshelf

The Volunteer Leader In Physical Activity and Sport: Summary of a National Survey, Published by the National Sport and Recreation Centre, Ottawa, 1983 (English/French) REVIEWED BY JOYCE FORSTER This report is a summary of the findings of a national survey of policy-making volunteers in fitness, physical activity, recreation and sports organizations which was conceived and supported…

Bookshelf

DeRrett’s Illustrated Guide to the Canadian Establishment, Peter C. Newman, General Editor, Published in Canada by Methuen Publications, Agincourt, Ontario, 1983, 408 pp., $45. REVIEWED BY GORDON L. GOLDIE Fund-Raising Consultant, Gordon L. Goldie Company Limited Peter Newman’s latest volume in his saga of the people who populate the stratosphere of Canadian society is a handsome addition to…

Bookshelf

Both Sides of the Street: One Man’s Life in Business and the Arts in Canada by Floyd Chalmers, Published by Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1983, 296 pp., $24.95 REVIEWED BY JOYCE FORSTER No question about it, the rise of Chicago-born Floyd Chalmers, son of a Canadian father and an American mother, from nine-year-old door-to-door salesman of…

From the Editor

The editor, Lynn Bevan of the Ontario Bar, is absent on an extended trip through Australia and southeast Asia. Before her departure she reviewed and approved the content of this issue of The Philantropist but her knowledge of the law and rigorous editorial oversight have been much missed during the final stages of publication. We…