The  2016 Ottawa Region Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Seminar
The 2016 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 reduce unnecessary exposure to legal liability.  This seminar is eligible for 5 hours CPD credits.

The Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Seminar, with its related Church & Charity Law™ Seminar, held annually in Toronto since 1994, is hosted by Carters Professional Corporation, a law firm with offices in Ottawa and the Toronto area. The seminar is presented by a number of expert speakers, including Cathy Hawara, Director General of the Charities Directorate of CRA.


Seminar Details

The seminar, to be held on Thursday, February 11,  2016, 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 early registration fee of $50.00 per person 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 handout materials.  Presentations will be in "PowerPoint" format and summary handouts will be provided.

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

Submit by Friday, February 5th to to take advantage of the lower Early Registration Fee.

Early registration fee is $50.00 per person (plus HST)
$55.00 after Feb 5th, 2016.

This seminar is eligible for 5 substantive hours towards the
annual Law Society of Upper Canada CPD requirement.

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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