October 16, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
55 Gould Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1E9

Join us on Monday October 16, 2017 in Toronto for the 6th 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.

Preliminary Topics(subject to change):

Update on the Status of the Sector

  • Mark Blumberg, Blumberg Segal LLP

An Update on the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

  • Coleen L. Kirby, Manager, Policy Section, Corporations Canada, Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada

Bill 154 – ONCA and CA Updates

  • Jennifer C. Lee, Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General Civil Law Division
  • Joanne P. Gort, Ministry of the Attorney General Civil Law Division
  • Bonni Harden, Ministry of the Attorney General Civil Law Division
  • Caitlin Wadden, Ministry of the Attorney General Civil Law Division

Top Receipting Mistakes

  •  Richard Bridge, Charity Lawyer

Office Leases for Non-Profits: Reducing Costs, Maximizing Flexibility & Minimizing Risk

  • Matthew Johnson and Peter Davies, Colliers International

CRA Charity Update

  •  Jennifer Fraser, Manager, Audit Program, Charities Directorate of the Canada Revenue Agency

Key Metrics in Non-Profit Financial Statements

  • Laura Gay, Stern Cohen Accountants

What the best boards do: Practices of high performance boards

  • Sharilyn Hale, Watermark Philanthropic Advising

Internal Controls

  • Mark Blumberg, Blumberg Segal LLP

ONCA Options

  • Yi-Mei Ting, Blumberg Segal LLP

 Top employment law mistakes

  • Maria Constantine, Blumberg Segal LLP

Debate: Resolved the Department of Finance should amend the Income Tax Act (Canada) so that gifts to registered charities for perpetual endowments will no longer be receipted

  • Mark Blumberg, Blumberg Segal LLP
  • Brad Offman, Spire Philanthropy

The price is $225 for the day. It includes breakfast, lunch, breaks, coffee and drinks, HST and handouts.  

If you have questions please email us at info@blumbergs.ca

Tickets are fully refundable until September 16, 2017 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, locations and other details may be subject to change should circumstances arise. All efforts will be made to notify you as soon as possible in this event.