October 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
55 Gould Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1E9

Join us on Monday October 15, 2018 in Toronto for the 7th Annual Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Institute. We will be featuring a number of speakers covering different legal and compliance issues affecting Canadian charities and non-profits.

Here is our agenda for the day.   Some of our topics and speakers include:

  • Reflections on the Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector
    The Honourable Ratna Omidvar – Senator for Ontario
  • Same but different: approaches to charity law and regulation in Australia
    Murray Baird, Assistant Commissioner and General Counsel – Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
  • Critical Financial Internal Controls for Charities and NFPOs: Protecting the Assets and Reputations of Organizations and their Directors
    Gordon Holley – Humanity Financial Management, Vancouver
  • Update on the CNCA
    Colleen Kirby – Manager, Policy Section of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • Sponsorships – negotiating with a corporation without being fleeced
    Chris Baylis – The Sponsorship Collective, Ottawa
  • Charities and Related Business
    Richard Bridge – Nova Scotia Charity Lawyer
  • Risk Management and Safety and Security for Personnel of Canadian Charities
    Amy Avis, General Counsel & Vice-President of Risk and Compliance – Canadian Red Cross
  • HST opportunities for Canadian Charities
    Stephen McCourt, Partner, – RSM Canada
  • Update on the Status of the Sector and Recent Changes on Political Activities
    Mark Blumberg – Toronto Charity Lawyer
  • 5 biggest mistakes Canadian charities make
    Mark Blumberg – Toronto Charity Lawyer

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.

The price is $275 for the day. It includes breakfast, lunch, breaks, coffee and drinks, HST and handouts.  

If you have questions please call Daniela Campos at 416-361-1982 x. 252 or email daniela@blumbergs.ca

Tickets are fully refundable until thirty (30) days prior to the event 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.