Social Enterprise for Canadian Charities: Legal Compliance from A-Z (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) Saturday November 21, 2009

Charities are under increasing pressure to increase and diversify revenue. At the same time social enterprise offers a method to tackle complex social and economic problems. In this full day workshop charity lawyers Mark Blumberg ( and Richard Bridge ( will cover the top 15 key legal issues facing charities in the morning and in the afternoon, specific legal issues affecting charities that wish to be involved with business activities, earned income, social enterprise, community economic development and fundraising. There are many advantages of being a charity and also many restrictions and responsibilities. It is important that Canadian charities comply with their legal responsibilities or the consequences in terms of reputation, charitable status and assets can be substantial.

Social Enterprise for Canadian charities – Legal Compliance from A-Z with Mark Blumberg and Richard Bridge

Mark Blumberg is a lawyer at Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto, Ontario.  To find out more about legal services that Blumbergs provides to Canadian charities and non-profits please visit or  Mark can be contacted at or at 416-361-1982.

This article is for information purposes only. It is not intended to be legal advice. You should not act or abstain from acting based upon such information without first consulting a legal professional.