Here are comments from the Association of Fundraising Professionals on the Private Members Bill of Mr. Peter Braid, MP from Kitchener-Waterloo.  The AFP expresses some concern about the part of the Bill which would change the deadline for donations to charities from the end of December to the end of February.  I have blogged on this issue before.

Here is my earlier piece:
https://www.canadiancharitylaw.ca/blog/charity_village_article_give_now_or_give_later_on_peter_braids_private_memb/

Here are the AFP Comments on Bill C-458:
http://www.afpnet.org/files/ContentDocuments/AFPBillC458Comments.pdf