I will be delivering a free presentation in Calgary entitled “Advocacy and Political Activities for Canadian Registered Charities: Some Legal and Ethical Perspectives”.

Here is some additional information:

http://ftfroundtable.org/roundtable-presentation-rtp-mark-blumberg/

Roundtable Presentation (RTP): Mark Blumberg

Back by popular demand: Mark Blumberg!

Mark is a partner at the law firm Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto working almost exclusively with Canadian non-profits and registered charities on compliance issues. He will be in Calgary for an exclusive Fig Tree Presentation.

He will present on the following HOT TOPIC:
Advocacy and Political Activities for Canadian Registered Charities: Some Legal and Ethical Perspectives

  Importance of Political Activities and Statistics
  Rules for Political Activities and Registered Charities
  Some ethical considerations
  Lobbying Registration

“The 2012 budget changes affecting charities largely revolved around political – it has been the big issue this year for those who receive funds from abroad and those who do environmental work (and it was a big issue for international development groups over the last few years).”

Details: Tuesday November 25, 2012 – 5-7 PM TransCanada Tower (450 – 1 Street SW).  Room 214