Is Religion Passé as a Charity?

This article has been developed from a presentation to the Church and the Law Seminar held at Bramalea, Ontario on February 2, 2002. Historical Development of Charity Law A lot has been said1 recently about the definition of charity at law and whether this definition is suitable, particularly in regard to the recognition of religious…

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…

The Charitable Corporation: A “Bastard” Legal Form Revisited

This article was developed from a presentation by The Honourable Mr. Justice Maurice Cullity to “Fundamental New Developments in the Law of Charities in Canada”, a program of the Continuing Legal Education Section of the Canadian Bar Association—Ontario, in Toronto on Friday, October 27, 2000.  The Court of Chancery has always regarded with peculiar favour…

Recent Changes to Federal and Provincial Statutes Affecting Charities

This article was developed from a presentation to “Fundamental New Developments in the Law of Charities in Canada”, a part of the Continuing Legal Education Program of the Canadian Bar Association—Ontario, in Toronto on October 27, 2000. This article will consider the substantive (and some administrative) changes to the Canadian Corporations Act and the Ontario…

Strategic Alliances in the Voluntary Sector in Canada

This article was developed from a presentation to “Fundamental New Developments in the Law of Charities in Canada”, a part of the Continuing Legal Education Program of the Canadian Bar Association—Ontario, in Toronto on October 27, 2000. A. Introduction What is a strategic alliance? Many will have heard of the term “strategic alliance” being used…

From the Editor

In “Standing on Guard for Thee: The Role of the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee”, Kenneth R. Goodman of the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee Ontario (OPGT) provides a review of the current operations of the OPGT in regard to charitable matters. The OPGT’s jurisdiction originates in the Crown’s parens patriae…