My Holiday Reading

I am going to read “Making a Difference in Africa: Advice from Experienced Grantmakers” by Rob Buchanan and Jayne Booker.  If I have…

Good intentions not enough with global philanthropy

Inc. Magazine recently wrote an article entitled “Everybody Wants to Save the World: But when you start a charity overseas, good intentions…

Toronto Star article “Half of GTA foreign-born”

The Toronto Star on December 4, 2007 had an article discussing recent Statistics Canada data.  The Star noted that “The immigration…

Blumbergs Canadian Charity Law List – December Edition

Here is my December 2007 newsletter for those interested in charities and non-profits. The December issue is a little early to highlight our new…

CRA Issues Notice of Suspension to International Charity Association Network

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/newsroom/releases/2007/nov/nr071129-e.html News release CRA Issues Notice of Suspension to International Charity…

Press Release for GlobalPhilanthropy.ca

Don’t Laugh - here is a press release for the launch of GlobalPhilanthropy.ca! NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28 2007 Contact:…

Planned Giving in a Global World – CAGP National Conference in Vancouver- April 2008

I will be in Vancouver talking about “Planned Giving in a Global World” in April 2008 at the CAGP annual conference. Here is the blurb:…

Resources and Links for Canadian Charities conducting Foreign Activities

Here are some handy resources and links for Canadian Charities conducting activities outside of Canada. www.GlobalPhilanthropy.ca CANADA REVENUE…

Seymour Schulich and Philanthropy Quotes

I have included some interesting quotes on philanthropy from Seymour Shulich, a prominent Toronto businessperson and philanthropist, who recently…

Thanks to The Wire

Thank you Jon and Gabriela for setting up this website in two days. On Wednesday November 20, 2007 I walked into The Wire and asked Gabriela Abrudan…

Recent Globe & Mail article on compliance problems with Canadian disaster relief charities

The Globe & Mail recently wrote about Canada Revenue Agency audits of Canadian charities involved in disaster relief including the tsunami. The…

Interesting Pictures from Bolivia

My friend Annie Carrière, from École Polytechnique de Montréal, and fellow member of Water for People Canada was recently in Bolivia on a water…