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The charitable sector in Canada has become more challenging and highly competitive. Donors, regulators, media, the public as well as other stakeholders, have increasingly high expectations of charities and how they operate.


CharityData.ca updated to new search year 2019 and with some charities reporting additional 2020 information

The last complete data year from the CRA and the T3010 is now 2019.  Consequently, we have updated CharityData.ca to be based on the 2019 data when…

Some updated information the Ontario Public Guardian and Trustee relating to new Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations (ONCA)

The Ontario PGT has recently put out some interesting information relating to the implementation of ONCA when it is a "charity" or "registered…

New Ontario Business Registry (OBR) launches along with ONCA on October 19 – get your company key

With the launch of the new Ontario Business Registry (OBR) in Ontario on October 19 you should obtain your company key.  Also, those Ontario…

Ontario has extended ability for OCA/ONCA non-profit corporations to have virtual meetings till September 30, 2022

Some Ontario corporations have provisions in their by-laws that allow for virtual meetings.  This is particularly important during COVID.    However,…

CRA’s views on compensation paid for clinical research studies

The CRA was asked whether monetary compensation paid to participants in clinical research studies is taxable income and whether the payer is required…

Requested documents from CRA on Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF)

The JCCF was in the news a few months ago and at the time we requested certain documents from CRA on the organization. The public is allowed to…

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Some updated information the Ontario Public Guardian and Trustee relating to new Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations (ONCA) - https://www.canadiancharitylaw.ca/blog/some-updated-information-the-ontario-public-guardian-and-trustee-relating-to-new-ontario-not-for-profit-corporations-onca/ contact us if you wish to retain a law firm for assistance in dealing with ONCA