Upcoming Webinars for the Canadian Charity Law Association

February 16, 2018 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Transparency, ONCA, New corporate non-profit acts, Non-Profits that are not registered charities

The Canadian Charity Law Association is delivering some upcoming webinars.  Registration is free but space is limited. Topics are subject to change. 

More information on each of these webinars and how to register is provided below:

ONCA and the Implications for Canadian Non-Profits and Charities 

Tuesday March 6, 2018 at 12:00pm EST

This webinar will provide an overview of the recent and pending amendments to the OCA and ONCA made by Bill 154.  

This webinar will be presented by Wayne Gray and Allen Doppelt from Gray, Whitley LLP. Wayne has 38 years of experience in business law, currently focusing on not-for-profit (NFP) and for-profit corporate law, directors' and officers' liability issues, corporate governance matters and mergers & acquisitions. He had leadership roles at all stages of NFP corporate law reform federally and in Ontario. Allen has 30 years' experience providing legal services to various Ministries of the Ontario government, including the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services (now the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services). He also has extensive experience in developing and drafting a variety of other statutes. You can find out more about their practice here.

You can register here at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3375258093311885315

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This webinar is offered by the Canadian Charity Law Association and it is provided on a complimentary basis. Space is limited.

Minimizing Risk in your Onboarding of Volunteers and Staff

Thursday, April 5 2018 at 12:00pm EST

This webinar will provide an overview of how charities and non-profits can minimize risk when engaging with staff and volunteers. It will explain criminal record checks, Vulnerable Sector checks and what those include and do NOT include as well as restrictions/guidance on use. It will also consider best practices, policy and solutions that are available to organizations beyond a simple criminal record check. The goal is to provide a more encompassing suite of due diligence and operating practices that protect the participants, the staff, the volunteers, the assets and the Brand of charities and non-profits. 

This webinar will be delivered by Rod Piukkala. Rod has extensive and varied experiences within the public sector, Not for Profit organizations and in recent past, within the private sector. This experience has been at the management, leadership, and Board of Directors level and at the most senior executive leadership level of large police organizations. He is currently involved with TELUS Toronto Community Board and Halton Crime Stoppers. 

You can register here at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4782128301028210179

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This webinar is offered by the Canadian Charity Law Association and it is provided on a complimentary basis. Space is limited.

Philanthropy and First Nations

Wednesday May 9 2018 at 12:00pm EST

The needs and opportunities for stronger connections between Canada's Philanthropic sector and Indigenous communities are enormous. Qualified donee status under the Income Tax Act for First Nations communities is the key to strengthening these connections. Richard Bridge will provide an overview of qualified donee status and an update of the First Nations and Philanthropy project he is working on with Mi'kmaq and Maliseet communities in Atlantic Canada.   

Richard is a lawyer based in Nova Scotia whose practice is dedicated to charities and non-profit organizations across Canada. Richard's clients are a wide range of charitable organizations, foundations, non-profit organizations, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, First Nations organizations and communities and public bodies. You can see Richard's website at: http://lawyerforcharities.ca/ 

You can register here at:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3786504029402698499 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This webinar is offered by the Canadian Charity Law Association and it is provided on a complimentary basis. Space is limited

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