April 2020 Charity & NFP Law Update

Terrance S. Carter and Luis R. Chacin

COVID-19 Federal Government Support for Charities and NFPs

Since the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, the federal and provincial governments have continued to introduce different measures to assist businesses and organizations, including charities and not-for-profits (“NFPs”), that are impacted by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Charity & NFP Law Bulletin provides what is intended to be a helpful overview of the key federal government measures that have become or are expected to soon become available for charities and NFPs. For the balance of this Bulletin, please see Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 471.

Read the April 2020 Charity & NFP Law Update

Direction and Control: Current Regime and Alternatives
COVID-19 UPDATE
-   Ontario PGT Allows Access to Restricted Charitable Purpose Funds
-   COVID-19 Federal Government Support for Charities and NFPs
-   COVID-19 CRA News
-   COVID-19 Provincial Emergency Relief for AGM and Annual Return Filing Deadlines
-   Practical Strategies for Dealing with Termination of Contracts in a Pandemic
-   Federal Privacy Commissioner Releases Privacy Framework for COVID-19
-   Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”): An Overview for Charities and NFPs
OTHER CHARITY AND NFP MATTERS
-   Corporate Update
-   Ontario Court Decision Provides Reminder to Carefully Follow By-laws
-   Membership in Religious Society Reinstated by Court for Unfair Expulsion
-   Carters is Pleased to Welcome Heidi LeBlanc as a New Associate
-   Friend of CAGP Award