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Corporate Giving In Canada, 1984, By Richard A. Hopkinson, Published by the Institute of Donations and Public Affairs Research, Montreal, 1985, pp.70 Moral Obligation or Marketing Tool? Examining the Roles of Corporate Philanthropy, By Alice Muckier, Published by The Council on Foundations, Washington, 1985, pp.30. REVIEWED BY EDWARD J. WAITZER Member, The Ontario Bar Under…

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Corporate Philanthropy, Published by the Council on Foundations, 1982, Washington, D.C., 160 pp. REVIEWED BY CHRISTINE LEE* Recent social and political developments in the United States resulted in the government ofthat country reducing its financial support to the arts, community and health care services and to education. At the same time, President Reagan issued a challenge…

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Canadian Tax Treatment of Charities and Charitable Donations, 2nd Edition by ARTHUR B. C. DRACHE, 1980, Published by Richard DeBoo Limited, Toronto The second edition of Canadian Tax Treatment of Charities and Charitable Donations has recently been published. Mr. Drache was Chairman of the Charities Study Group of the Department of Finance when the new rules were…

Memo From Turner

Canada’s top 100 corporations donate less than I per cent of their pre-tax profits to charity and they do it mainly in obsolete ways; Canadian philanthropic foundations are allowed to be far too secretive; the United Appeal is “morally deceptive”. These are the themes of a report on corporate philanthropy prepared by Memo from Turner,…