October 28, 2016 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
55 Gould Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1E9

Join us on Friday October 28, 2016 in Toronto for the 5th Annual Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Institute. We will be having a number of speakers covering different legal and compliance issues affecting Canadian charities and non-profits. It will be a full day packed with practical legal and ethical compliance information geared toward charities, professional advisors and those interested in regulatory issues affecting charities and the non-profit sector. Space is limited.

There are a limited number of spaces available for this conference and we sold out last year. The price is $225 for the day. It includes lunch, breaks, coffee and drinks, HST and handouts.

Tentatively the topics are:

  • CNCA update – Coleen L. Kirby, Manager, Policy Section, Corporations Canada, Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada,
  • CRA Audits, Gary Huenemoeder, Team Leader – Charities Audit, K-W TSO, Canada Revenue Agency
  • Provincial Charity issues, Dana De Sante, Charitable Property Program, Legal Counsel, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
  • Update on the Status of the Sector – Mark Blumberg, Blumberg Segal LLP
  • Aboriginal Groups and Encouraging Philanthropy – Richard Bridge, Charity Lawyer, www.lawyerforcharities.ca
  • The Benefits and Complexities of Using Multiple corporations together (for-profit, non-profit and charity) – Yi-Mei Ting, Blumberg Segal LLP
  • Restricted gifts (a case study) – Lynn Gluckman, Blumberg Segal LLP
  • The Joys, Aggravation and Risks of Membership for Canadian Non-Profits – Mark Blumberg, Blumberg Segal LLP
  • Keeping your corporate records up to date – Yi-Mei Ting, Blumberg Segal LLP
  • CRA – What’s new – Mark Blumberg, Blumberg Segal LLP
  • Media and Charities – a spotlight on Spotlight – Kevin Donovan, Investigative Reporter, Toronto Star

If you have questions please call Yana Yanovski at 416-361-1982 x238 or e-mail yana@blumbergs.ca

Tickets are fully refundable until September 14, 2016 but not thereafter. If you register and are unable to attend, you are welcome to substitute someone else from your organization at any time. Dates and locations may be subject to change should circumstances arise. All efforts will be made to notify you as soon as possible in this event.

The Institute counts as 5.5 hours of substantive hours towards the LSUC CLE requirements.