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CRA limit on charities' political spending found unconstitutional

An Ontario Superior Court decision removing limitations on the "non-partisan" political activities of charities is a "game changer," Toronto charity and not-for-profit lawyer ... Read more

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OSC decision repeals rule limiting charities

Windsor corporate lawyer  Laura Stairs  says she supports an Ontario Superior Court decision that quashes a long-standing Income Tax Act  guideline limiting ... Read more

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Local group seeks intervenor status to stop sale of campground

The future of a beloved 25 -acre campground and recreational property is now in the hands of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto charity and not-for-profit lawyer ... Read more

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Remaining CRA compliant crucial for charities, not-for-profits

It’s important to get the initial application for a charity or non-profit status right but it’s even more critical to remain compliant with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) ... Read more

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League agrees to quit Humboldt Broncos trademark bid

It's good news that the faceoff between the Humboldt Broncos and the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) in the wake of the fatal bus tragedy is in the process of being ... Read more

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How to run a smooth AGM

Small governance changes can translate into big improvements when it comes to the running of annual general meetings, Toronto health lawyer Michael Gleeson tells ... Read more

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Churches, Charities and Not-For-Profits: Knowledge Hub 2018

Join industry leaders and professionals on May 3 for an information session focused on charitable, religious, and not-for-profit organizations. Enjoy speakers from different ... Read more

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WIPO ADR services underused in Canada

The arbitration and mediation services offered by the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Association (WIPO) are underused by Canadian lawyers, says IP and charity lawyer ... Read more

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Fifth-annual Ukrainian Business Celebration 2018

The fifth-annual  Ukrainian Business Celebration 2018 is coming to Mississauga on April 15. Toronto charities and intellectual property lawyer Taras Kulish will be on ... Read more

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Charity forum provides assistance on good governance

Charity law is growing in importance as an increasing number of people volunteer and serve their communities, but it’s important for those involved to be aware of liability ... Read more

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CRA's new Charities Education Program should be a step forward: Kulish

The Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) new C harities Education Program (CEP)  should be a step forward, says Toronto charities lawyer Taras Kulish. The CEP is a ... Read more

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Canada’s relationship with Ukraine in the spotlight

How Canada’s special relationship with Ukraine has endured and grown over the years will be addressed at the Club Canadien de Toronto,  on Tuesday, Dec. 12.  ... Read more

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Ethnocultural agencies often trip over charities law

Ethnic and cultural charities are full of good intentions but often fail to understand the law, says Toronto charity lawyer Taras Kulish . Kulish, a senior associate with ... Read more

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Not-for-profit rules will change under Bill 154

The Ontario government has proposed immediate changes to the rules for not-for-profit corporations, says Toronto corporate lawyer  Peter Murphy . If enacted, the ... Read more

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Ukraine eager to explore and learn from Canadian legal standards

Toronto charity lawyer Taras Kulish  believes there's a grassroots movement in Ukraine eager to adopt a Canadian-like system of law to fight back against what's perceived by ... Read more

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Charities must protect themselves from unwitting terrorist links

Charities working abroad must ensure they’re connecting with bona fide organizations that aren't involved in corrupt activities, including terrorism, Toronto ... Read more

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Charities must follow the law as written

Charities operating on political campaign promises and not following the law as written are making a grave mistake which could cost them their registration, says Toronto charity ... Read more

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Ontario stalls while charities are left hanging

It’s been six years since legislation was passed to update the Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA) and charities have been left hanging in “no man’s ... Read more

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Accommodating mental-health issues in the workplace

Toronto corporate, commercial and civil litigator Bruce Baron says while great strides have been made to reduce the stigma surrounding mental-health issues, some employers ... Read more

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Lucasfilm uses the force to stop TO lightsabre battles

The transformation of a Star Wars -themed lightsaber battle shows charitable motivations won't insulate organizers from trademark enforcement, says Toronto intellectual ... Read more

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