Here are some archived webinars on charity compliance issues for Canadian registered charities.  These webinars which are now archived were prepared as part of the Charity Law Information Program (CLIP).  They are available for free.  CLIP is supported by a contribution from the Charities Directorate of the Canada Revenue Agency.

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GOVERNANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT FOR CANADIAN CHARITIES

Governance 101 for Canadian Charities and Their Boards of Directors
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=505717&rKey=3a1e71ab5ca2421f&act=pb

Risk Management for Canadian Charities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=388027&rKey=1314cbfa89fddcf3&act=pb

Basic Internal Financial Controls for Canadian Registered Charities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=387717&act=pb&rKey=cbfd36b7be66045d

 

CRA WEBSITE

Tour of the Canada Revenue Agency Charity Directorate and Various Charity Law Resources on the Web
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=548647&rKey=c0ce81cdd52ef188&act=pb

 

TOP COMPLIANCE CONCERNS

Top 10 Canada Revenue Agency Compliance Issues for Charities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=347957&rKey=b0409024f1fe1f72&act=pb

Legal Issues for Canadian Charities: Beyond the Top 10
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=560427&rKey=eb2b26271716b465&act=pb

FUNDRAISING

Fundraising 101: The CRA Fundraising Guidance in 1 Hour
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=4217132&act=pb&rKey=cdfc0ea9e3cdc725

Fundraising 201: Advanced Issues with the CRA Fundraising Guidance
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=3352207&act=pb&rKey=24fc5f2c23808ccd

Fundraising and Media Coverage in Canada: the Ratio and Beyond
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=2828262&act=pb&rKey=36344d91f7592996

 

RECEIPTING

Receipting 101 for Canadian Registered Charities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=2802332&act=pb&rKey=802dc05ca00d1812  

Receipting 201 for Canadian Registered Charities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=2804402&act=pb&rKey=8380f8daebbdfbb1

Gifts In Kind Donations: Fair Market Value or the Highest Price?-
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=2806877&act=pb&rKey=c11e117bf575daee

Low Cost Fundraising – Legal Issues with Third Party Events and Bequests
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=547307&rKey=d508eba7a71f3dbc&act=pb

BOOKS AND RECORDS AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Practical Advice on Maintaining Adequate Books and Records
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=597002&rKey=c6620d6d25fd8462&act=pb

How to Read a Charity’s Financial Statement
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=594467&rKey=3c0bfefcfc6c0c08&act=pb

CRA AUDIT

Dealing with a Canada Revenue Agency Audit
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=547947&rKey=c91388f375f36729&act=pb

FOREIGN ACTIVITIES

Foreign Activities 101: Introduction to Canadian charities carrying out foreign activities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=2684252&act=pb&rKey=6364630da4a6584a

Foreign Activities 201: Advanced issues with CRA’s Guidance on Activities outside of Canada
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=2685297&act=pb&rKey=4107d10c94fdcc0e

Foreign Activities 301: Responding to Legal and Ethical Challenges in International
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=2686677&act=pb&rKey=3176f5e632864819

Haiti – Legal and Ethical Issues for Canadian charities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=619547&rKey=680663606ebf9a91&act=pb

DEALING WITH NON-QUALIFIED DONEES

Canadian Charities Dealing with Canadian Organizations That Are Not Registered Charities: Avoiding Gifts to Non-Qualified Donees
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=593857&rKey=6aa170214a173eef&act=pb

 

AVOIDING MISUSE OF CHARIABLE ASSETS – FRAUD, MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORISM

Working in Difficult Areas: 16 Steps to Avoiding Direct or Indirect Involvement with Terrorism
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=506162&rKey=030166e88da95ab7&act=pb

Avoiding Extreme Misuse of Charitable Assets: Fraud, Money Laundering, and Terrorism
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=440632&rKey=dabdc720d228c0e6&act=pb

 

ETHICS AND CANADIAN CHARITIES

Top Ethical Issues for Canadian Charities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=505027&rKey=4ccd7037d565a5d1&act=pb

COOPERATION AND MERGERS IN THE CANADIAN CHARITABLE SECTOR
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=624477&rKey=bb493098d9d816c9&act=pb

OTHER WEBINARS

Allowable Charitable Activities and Non-Charitable Activities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=556857&rKey=ba363d7271522385&act=pb

Business Activities and Earned Income by Canadian Charities
https://ocsa.webex.com/ocsa/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=TC&rID=559052&rKey=9947b9c3dc70b510&act=pb

 

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 https://www.canadiancharitylaw.ca or http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca  Mark can be contacted at mark@blumbergs.ca or at 416-361-1982.

This article and the webinars linked to are 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.