The  2018 Ottawa Region Charity & Not-for-Profit Law  Seminar

The 2018 Ottawa Region Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Seminar is designed to assist charities and not-for-profit organizations in understanding developing trends in the law in order to keep up to date and to reduce unnecessary exposure to legal liability. This seminar is eligible for 5 hours Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) CPD and CPA Professional Development requirements.

The Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Seminar, with its related Church & Charity Law™ Seminar, held annually in Toronto since 1994, is presented by Carters Professional Corporation, a law firm with offices in Ottawa and the Toronto area.  The firm will be assisted by several guest speakers, including The Honourable Justice David M. Brown, of the Court of Appeal of Ontario, as well as Tony Manconi, Director General of the Charities Directorate of the Canada Revenue Agency.


Seminar Details

The seminar, will be held on Thursday, February 15,  2018, at the Centurion Conference and Event Center, 170 Colonnade Rd., Ottawa, Ontario, will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.  Complimentary coffee, tea and muffins will be served at 7:45 a.m., as well as during a mid-morning break. 

The registration fee of $55.00 has been kept to a minimum in order that as many charities and not-for-profits can attend as possible. This fee includes a continental breakfast and a cold lunch buffet, as well as electronic handout materials. Presentations will be in "PowerPoint" format. Electronic seminar handouts will be available for free download two days prior to the seminar.

Hard copies of the handout materials can be pre-ordered for pickup at the seminar for $10.00 using the attached or online registration form.

Download Brochure 

Seminar Materials

Getting There

The Centurion Conference Center is located at 170 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa, Ontario (map to left).

Parking is available

Limited parking for up to 250 cars is available at the conference center. Please plan accordingly to carpool or arrive early.

Special Permit parking for 75 cars is available on Colonnade Road. A ‘Special Event Permit’ is available at the Carters’seminar registration desk and must be displayed in your vehicle window.


The Merival bus stop is 2 minutes east of the conference center. For details and routes see

Visit our website at, or the conference center website at for more detailed maps and directions.

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Speakers and their Topics
Please use the registration link to the right to register online, or click the download link to print the brochure and fill in.

Registration fee is $55.00 per person (plus HST)
after Jan 19, 2018.

Electronic Handouts are included.

Printed Handouts are available for Pre-order at $10 / person

This seminar is eligible for 5 substantive hours towards the annual

Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) CPD and CPA Professional Development requirements.

For more information, contact us at 1-877-942-0001 x230 or

PLEASE do not make inquiries at the Centurion Conference & Event Center.


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