CRA has just released “Consultation on the Proposed Guidance on Activities Outside of Canada for Canadian Registered Charities”. CRA is seeking input and comment by September 30, 2009. The Consultation was at http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/chrts-gvng/chrts/cnslttns/ccrc-eng.html [It has now moved to http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/chrts-gvng/chrts/plcy/cnslttns/ccrc-eng.html] Here is a permanent copy of the Consultation on the Proposed Guidance on Activities Outside of Canada for Canadian Registered Charities Proposed Guidance on Activities Outside of Canada for Canadian Registered Charities in PDF and here is a larger font printable version
I recently prepared a paper on an earlier draft of the guidance at:
If any readers of this website has comments on the guidelines I would be interested in hearing them.
Mark Blumberg is a lawyer at Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto, Ontario. He can be contacted at or at 416-361-1982. To find out more about legal services that Blumbergs provides to Canadian charities and non-profits please visit http://www.canadiancharitylaw.ca or http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca
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Mark Blumberg is a partner at the law firm of Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto and works almost exclusively in the areas of non-profit and charity law.