Charity and Not-For-Profit

Court challenge a lesson in communication, compromise: Kulish

Toronto charity and not-for-profit lawyer Taras Kulish says his firm’s recent court victory is a reminder that communication is key among boards, and compromise can be more effective than litigation. Read more

Manage expectations when making charitable donations: Kulish

A court battle filed by a man unhappy with how his $1-million charitable donation was being administered is a lesson for those who give, and those who receive, Toronto charity and not-for-profit lawyer Taras Kulish tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Kulish: CRA charity suspension, fine ‘a warning shot’

The Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) $550,000 fine against a Mississauga charity and a year-long suspension over concerns of terrorist funding is a “warning shot” to supporters and board members of registered charities, Toronto charity and not-for-profit lawyer Taras Kulish tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

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 Taras Kulish tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

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 Taras Kulish tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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) rules or risk revocation, Toronto charity and not-for-profit lawyer Taras Kulish tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

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 resolved, Toronto IP and charity lawyer Taras Kulish tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

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 AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

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. Read more

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 Taras Kulish. Read more

Fifth-annual Ukrainian Business Celebration 2018

The fifth-annual Ukrainian Business Celebration 2018 is coming to Mississauga on April 15. Read more

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 and governance issues, says Toronto charity lawyer Taras Kulish. Read more

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. Read more

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

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. Read more