Charity & NFP Law Update
June 2022 Issue
-   Legislation Update
-   Bill C-19 is Amended to Simplify Funding of Non-Qualified Donees
-   CRA News
-   Corporate Update
-   Court Finds that Donors are not Trust Beneficiaries in Sale of Charity's Property
-   Court Finds County's Breach of Trust ‘Reprehensible'
-   Alberta Church, Pastor Guilty of Obstruction for Refusing COVID Health Inspections
-   Alberta Releases Interpretation Bulletin on Donations of Life Insurance
-   Employment Update
-   Privacy Law Update
-   Quebec Bill 96 Overhauls French Language Requirements
-   ATF/AML Update
-   OBA's AMS – John Hodgson Award
-   Update on Carters Webinars/Seminars
-   Carters is Pleased to Welcome Lynne Westerhof as a New Associate

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May 2022 Issue
-   Bill C-19 Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No. 1 Proposes Major Changes to Legislative Framework Governing Charities
-   CRA News
-   Legislation Update
-   Corporate Update
-   BC Court Sets Asides Doctor's Suspension of Membership in NFP
-   Employment Update
-   Court of Appeal Finds Transitional Housing Program Exempt from Residential Tenancies Act
-   Privacy Law Update
-   Crowdfunded Donations to Result in Information being Reported to Federal Government

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April 2022 Issue
-   Federal Budget 2022 and Implementation Act No. 1 Introduced
-   Legislation Update
-   Tax Court of Canada Rejects Donation Credit in Banyan Tree Tax Shelter Scheme
-   Court Recognizes Importance of Indigenous Traditions in NFP Governance Dispute
-   Court Dismisses Class Action Proceeding that Alleged Charity Defrauded Donors
-   Employment Update
-   Federal Court Interprets Unregistrable Place of Origin Marks Broadly
-   Privacy Law Update
-   Nine New Sector Members to Begin Terms with ACCS
-   Statistics Canada Releases 2021 Fourth Quarter Results for Non-Profit Sector
-   New Zealand Report Asks "What Does a World-Leading Framework of Charities Law Look

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March 2022 Issue
-   Bill 88: Digital Platform Workers Rights, Electronic Monitoring Policies
-   Legislation Update
-   Corporate Update
-   CRA & Tax News
-   Charity Lawyers Sign Second Open Letter in Support of Bill S-216 in Reforming the ITA
-   FCA Dismisses Charity's Appeal for Postponement of One-Year Receipting Suspension
-   Disbursement Quota Reform: Stabilizing a Three-Legged Stool
-   Non-Profit Society Liable for Damages After Failing to Respond to Civil Claim
-   Employee's Secret Recordings of Employer Cause for Dismissal, BC Supreme Court Rules
-   Privacy Law Update
-   ATF/AML Update
-   COVID-19 Update

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February 2022 Issue
-   Bill S-216 — ‘Resource Accountability' and the Vulnerable Sector
-   Reminder for Charities to Take the Necessary Steps to Meet the DQ
-   CRA News
-   Legislation Update
-   Continuing Dilemma: Ontario Corporations Going Federal?
-   Court Finds County's Property Purchase to be a Breach of Trust
-   Trust for Wrongfully Dismissed Employees Not Charitable
-   Corporation Fined, Director Imprisoned for Contempt in Copyright Infringement Decision
-   Motion Introduced in Senate to Improve Data Collection about Diversity of Boards of Charities and NFPs
-   Employment Law Update
-   Privacy Law Update
-   International Civil Liberties Group Disappointed with Review of CRA Audits of Muslim Charities
-   ATF/AML Update
-   COVID-19 Update

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January 2022 Issue
-   Ontario Workers Have the Right to ‘Disconnect from Work' as Well as Other Rights Under ESA
-   Legislation Update
-   Corporate Update
-   CRA Updates GST/HST Guides for Charities & NPOs
-   CRA Sets Out Tax Context of Charitable Gifts to US Organizations
-   Mandate Letters Issued to Amend ITA Concerning the Charitable Status of Certain Organisations
-   Court Refuses to Preserve Non-Compliant By-Law
-   Court Had No Jurisdiction to Consider Hockey Players' Claim
-   Court Finds a Contract and Adjudicates Voluntary Association's Dispute
-   Key Findings from the Alberta Commissioner's Report
-   Privacy Law Update
-   COVID-19 Legislation Update
-   COVID-19 Employment Update
-   AML/ATF Update

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November 2021 Issue
-   Legislation Update
-   Corporate Update
-   Legal Risk Management Checklists for Ontario-based Charities and Not-for-Profits
-   BC Court Considers Oppression Claim in Soccer Association Dispute
-   SCC Finds Insurer Participation in Litigation Not a Promise to Maintain Coverage
-   Judicial Review of 2018 Canada Summer Jobs Funding Dismissed by Federal Court
-   No Tax Rebate for Charity Housing Project's Market Rate Units
-   Discriminatory Language Results in Liability for Employer
-   Imagine Canada and Pemsel Foundation Release Their Disbursement Quota Submissions
-   New Resources about Community Investing Available
-   COVID-19 Employment Update
-   COVID-19 Legislation Update
-   COVID-19 Orders Upheld as Constitutional in Light of Religious Freedom Challenge
-   OPC Joins Int'l Privacy Authorities to Promote the Protection of Data in Video-Teleconferencing Services
-   AML/ATF Update
-   The 2021 Annual Church & Charity Law™ Seminar – Continued Virtually on November 4, 2021

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October 2021 Issue
-   Ontario Moves Forward with Significant Corporate Developments
-   CRA News
-   Federal Court Finds CRA Can Compel Taxpayers to Disclose Oral Agreements
-   $17 Million Gift to Private Foundation Ineligible for Tax Credit
-   CRA Considers if NPO Can Add a Secondary Source of Income
-   Federal and Ontario COVID-19 Update
-   Record of Employment Guidance Updated to Address Vaccination-Related Interruptions
-   CBA and CAGP Release Written Submissions on DQ Consultation
-   Bill 27 Introduced, Could Ban Non-Compete Clauses in Most Employment Contracts in Ontario
-   Physicians' Draft Social Media Policy Raises Standards for Protection of Patient Info
-   Statistics Canada's Report Shows Growth in the Non-Profit Sector
-   AML/ATF Update

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September 2021 Issue
-   September 30, 2021 Marks Canada's First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
-   The ONCA is Finally Coming! Preparing for Transition
-   ACCS Makes Submission to Finance on the Disbursement Quota Consultation
-   Corporate Update
-   Ontario COVID-19 Vaccination Policies: Important Legal Issues for Employers
-   Ontario Implements COVID-19 Vaccine Passport System
-   COVID-19 Employment Law Update
-   Ontario Court Rules on Decade-Long Property and Membership Dispute
-   Court Intervenes When Sole Officer of Voluntary Associations Breaches Trust
-   Infringing Use of a Modified Trademark Negates Finding of Distinctiveness
-   Privacy Law Update
-   Consultation on New Home and Community Care Regulations Open until October 11
-   AML/ATF Update
-   Chambers and Partners Rankings 2022

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August 2021 Issue
-   Complexities of the Disbursement Quota Consultation: More Than Just A Number
-   ONCA and Ontario Business Registry Come Into Force on October 19, 2021
-   What Charities and NFPs Need to Know for the Upcoming Federal Election
-   Corporate Update
-   Legislation Update
-   Federal Court of Appeal Says CRA Too Restrictive in Refusing Registration for CAAAs
-   Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector Releases Report #3
-   Faith-Based University Entitled to Procedural Fairness in Funding Applications
-   Severance Pay Threshold Calculations are not Limited to Ontario or Canadian Payroll
-   BC Court Hears Decision after City Cancels Youth Conference Rental
-   SCC Provides Further Guidance on "Fair Dealing" Exception to Copyright Infringemente
-   Staff Training about Privacy Rules is Essential in Preventing Snooping
-   Permanent Residency Status Not a Protected Ground of Citizenship in Human Rights Code
-   AML/ATF Update
-   Federal and Ontario COVID-19 Update
-   Lexpert Rankings
-   Best Lawyers in Canada Rankings

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June 2021 Issue
-   Bill S-222 Passes Through Senate, Introduced in House of Commons
-   Legislation Update
-   CRA News
-   Corporate Update
-   Pending Disbursement Quota Consultations: Questions for Consideration
-   CAGP Publishes Guidelines on Charitable Donations of Life Insurance
-   Canada's First Site-Blocking Order Upheld by FCA
-   Privacy Law Update
-   AODA Accessibility Compliance Reports Due June 30
-   AML/ATF Update
-   Ontario COVID-19 Update
-   COVID-19 Employment Update
-   Ontario Superior Court Addresses COVID-19 Temporary Layoff Provisions But Uncertainty Remains
-   Carters is Pleased to Welcome Martin U. Wissmath as a New Associate

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May 2021 Issue
-   SCC: Voluntary Association Membership Not Automatically Contractual
-   Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector Releases Report #2
-   Legislation Update
-   CRA News
-   Corporate Update
-   Bill S-222 Passes Second Reading at Senate with Support at Senate Debate
-   British Columbia Court of Appeal Restores Expelled Members in Sikh Organization
-   Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Upholds ‘Full and Final' Release
-   Dispute Over the Delivery of Foreign Aid in Colombia can Continue in Ontario
-   Recent Reports on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on Boards of Directors
-   Alberta OIPC finds Anglican Diocese in Contravention of Privacy Legislation
-   Muttart Foundation Publishes Comprehensive Resource Book for Charities and Not-for-profits
-   Ontario COVID-19 Update
-   Churches and Their Leaders in Ontario Fined for Breaches to Religious Gathering Limits
-   3 Days of Paid COVID-19 Leave in Ontario, with Reimbursement Available to Employers

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April 2021 Issue
-   Government Responds to Recommendations of Senate Report on Charities & NFP Sector
-   CRA News
-   Federal Budget 2021: Impact on Charities and Not-for-Profits
-   Corporate Update
-   Federal Court Confirms CRA's Discretion Regarding ATIP Requests
-   Ontario Superior Court reluctant to interfere in Sikh temple membership dispute
-   BC Court Overturns Purported Removal of Directors of BC Society
-   BC Supreme Court Applies Cy-près Doctrine to "Flow-through Gift"
-   Pregnancy a Factor for Court in Reasonable Notice Decision
-   Federal Court of Appeal Confirms Narrow Trademark Protection for Acronyms
-   Further Evidence Required to Demonstrate COVID Impact on Reasonable Notice for Termination
-   Ontario COVID-19 Update
-   Advisory Committee for the Charitable Sector (ACCS) Webinar May 17, 2021

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March 2021 Issue
-   Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector Releases its First Report
-   Legislation Update
-   Supreme Court of Canada Will Not Hear Constitutional Challenges to CASL
-   Court Considers Impact of Covid-19, CERB, for Employee Pay-in-lieu Entitlements
-   Physician Cautioned by Complaints Committee for ‘Unprofessional' COVID Tweets
-   Canada Progresses on UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals
-   House Committee on Foreign Affairs Recommendations in Response to COVID-19
-   New Changes to Ontario's COVID-19 Framework

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February 2021 Issue
-   Bill S-222 Proposes to Eliminate the "Own Activities"Requirement for Charities
-   Charities Program 2018 to 2020 Report Shows Drop in Audits as Pandemic Struck
-   Legislation Update
-   Open Letter to Eliminate the "Own Activities" Requirement for Charities
-   FINA Recommends Tax Relief, Funding Flexibility for Charities and NFPs
-   Statistics Canada Releases Survey on Board Diversity
-   New Tort of Internet Harassment Recognized in Ontario
-   Nurse Suspended for Six Years Not Constructively Dismissed, Says OLRB
-   AML/ATF Update
-   The Ottawa Region 2021 Charity & Not-For-Profit Law Webinar Materials Now Available
-   Ontario Transitioning to Colour-coded Response Framework
-   Imagine Canada Sector Monitor Reports Ongoing Challenges for Charities During COVID-19

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January 2021 Issue
-   COVID-19 Measures and Restrictions in Ontario
-   COVID-19 Corporate Update
-   COVID-19 Ontario Extends Infectious Disease Emergency Leave for Workplaces
-   Ontario Church Unsuccessful in Bid for Interim Injunction Against COVID-19 Regulation
-   CRA Publishes New and Updated Guidances for Charities
-   Corporate Update
-   Supreme Court Upholds Appeal Court Decision on Vicarious Liability
-   Divisional Court Upholds Order for Election of Common Board by De Facto Members
-   Long-Serving Radio Broadcaster Paid 21 Months in Lieu of Notice
-   Ontario Occupiers' Liability Act Amendments Receive Royal Assent
-   Privacy Commissioner Report on eHealth Saskatchewan Cyberattack
-   Unconscionability of a Standard Form Services Agreement
-   Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector Reviews Challenges Faced by Charities
-   Ontario Launches 2021 Budget Consultation
-   AML/ATF Update

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November 2020 Issue
-   COVID-19 Update: Recent Federal and Ontario Special Measures
-   COVID-19 CRA News
-   Update on the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector
-   Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector's Report Adopted by Senate
-   Ontario Court Denies Request of Monitor to Manage Charity's Affairs
-   Ontario Superior Court Applied Cy-Près Doctrine to Testamentary Gift to Dissolved Parish
-   Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020
-   Court of Appeal Confirms Innocent Misrepresentation by Diocese
-   Ontario Court Rejects Property Tax Exemption Based on Hypothetical
-   New Accessibility Standards for Websites and Web Content of Large Employers
-   Proposed Amendments to the Insurance Act Affecting Donations of Life Insurance Policies
-   B.C. Court of Appeal Upholds Decision on Membership Admission
-   Disciplined Professional's Social Media Posts Allowed by Saskatchewan Appeal Court
-   Legal Risk Management Checklists for Ontario-based Charities and Not-for-Profits
-   The 2020 Annual Church & Charity Law™ Seminar – Goes Virtual: November 5, 2020
-   Charities Legislation & Commentary, 2021 Edition + Supplement Now Available

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October 2020 Issue
-   Ontario Bill Proposes To Limit Liability from COVID-19
-   COVID-19 Corporate Update
-   Ontario Extends and Amends COVID-19 Orders
-   COVID-19 Employment Update
-   Legislation Update
-   Supreme Court Grants Leave to Hear Voluntary Association Appeal
-   Supreme Court Awards Over $1M Damages for Pay in Lieu of Notice
-   OneClass to Pay $100,000 for CASL Violation

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September 2020 Issue
-   Federal and Ontario COVID-19 Relief Update
-   COVID-19 Corporate Update
-   COVID-19 CRA News
-   COVID-19 Employment Update
-   AFP Publishes Survey on Fundraising Activities During COVID-19
-   Corporate Update
-   CRA News
-   New Lobbying Requirements in Saskatchewan for In-House Lobbyists, NFPs and Gifts
-   Mount Pleasant Costs Awarded Against Public Interest Litigants
-   BC Court of Appeal Rules PIPEDA is not a "Comprehensive Code"
-   Ontario Minimum Wage Increases by 25¢ on October 1st
-   Imagine Canada Report on Investment Readiness in Canada's Charitable Sector
-   New Zealand Court Finds Public Environmental Advocacy is Charitable
-   Global NPO Coalition on FATF Provides Input on Recommendation 8

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August 2020 Issue
-   Overview of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS")
-   COVID-19 Corporate Update
-   Legislation Update
-   End of Temporary Lay-offs from Work for COVID-19 Emergency
-   Ontario Nonprofit Network Publishes Report on Charities and COVID-19
-   Archdiocese Found Vicariously Liable in Mount Cashel Sexual Abuse Appeal
-   CRA News
-   Corporate Update
-   B.C. Supreme Court Rules Societies' Bylaw Must Authorize Voting Methods
-   Tax Court Allows Not-For-Profit to Claim Input Tax Credit in Operating Virtual Library
-   Uniform Law Conference of Canada Adopts New Uniform Crowdfunding Act
-   Ontario Launches Consultations on Privacy
-   Inclusion in Best Lawyers in Canada 2021

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June 2020 Issue
-   Stage 2 of Reopening Ontario: An Overview for Charities and Not-For-Profits
-   COVID-19 Contact Tracing App in Canada will use Bluetooth
-   New Bill C-17, If Passed, Would Introduce New Changes Affecting Charities and NFPs
-   COVID-19 Rent Relief for Commercial Landlords and Tenants
-   New Infectious Disease Emergency Leave Provides Relief to Ontario Employers
-   CRA News
-   Federal Government Launches 2021 Pre-Budget Consultations
-   Mitigating Financial Losses and Navigating the Courts During COVID-19
-   Imagine Canada Publishes Report on Charities and COVID-19
-   Legislative Proposals for Journalism Organizations under the ITA
-   Corporate Update
-   Ontario Court Upholds Wall in Unincorporated Association Decision
-   WIPO Decision Highlights Importance of Maintaining Domain Name Registration
-   AML/ATF Update

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May 2020 Issue
Ontario Court of Appeal Overturns Finding of Charitable Purpose Trust
-   New Details on COVID-19 Federal Response Programs
-   CRA Statement Regarding Charity Registration Applications
-   COVID-19 Corporate Update
-   Ontario Allows Gatherings for Religious Services as "Drive-ins"
-   OPC Provides Privacy Tips for Using Videoconferencing Services
-   New Changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS")
-   BCFSA Clarifies Position on Gifts of Life Insurance
-   BC Court of Appeal Reverses Decision Ordering Return of Charitable Gift
-   Lexpert Ranking

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April 2020 Issue

Direction and Control: Current Regime and Alternatives
-   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
-   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
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March 2020 Issue
Carters' Response to COVID-19
Due Diligence by Directors and Officers of Charities and NFPs in Response to COVID-19
Employer Obligations and Considerations in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
NFP Board and Members' Meetings Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 and Performance of Contracts
Privacy and Data Security in Response to COVID-19
Federal and Ontario Measures in Response to COVID-19 Impacting Charities and Not-for-Profits

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February 2020 Issue

Competition Bureau’s Role in Digital Advertising: Implications for Charities and Not-for-Profits
CRA News
-  Excise and GST/HST News No. 107
-  CRA Introduces Digital Processes for Authorizations
-  CRA Charities and Information Sessions and Webinars
CAGP Provides Update on Gifts of Life Insurance in B.C.
Legislation Update 
-  Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying)
-  Ontario Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, 2020
-  Ontario Bill 136, Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, 2019 Now Proclaimed
Donation Receipts Signed by and in Favour of Charity Officer Denied
Tax Court of Canada Rejects Charitable Donation Scheme… Again
Ontario Court Rules on Trusts in Scouts Land Ownership Dispute
One Incident of Sexual Harassment Justified Termination for Cause
BC Court Finds Indigenous Ceremonies in School Did Not Violate Freedom of Religion
Ministry of Health Revokes its Hospital Naming Directive
Recent Issues in Privacy: Case Law Update
New Canadian UDRP Provider for Resolving Domain Name Disputes
Anti-Terrorism/Money Laundering Update 
-   Further Amendments to Regulations under the PCMLTFA
-   US 2020 National Strategy for Combating Terrorist and Other Illicit Financing
-   UN Working Paper on Impact of Counter-terrorism Legislation on Humanitarian Action
Essential Trademark Issues for Charity and Not-For-Profit Lawyers
Theresa L.M. Man Named to CRA Technical Issues Working Group

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January 2020 Issue
The CRA's Guidance on Journalism: Clarifying Tax Credits, QCJOs and RJOs
Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector Holds December Meetings
Legislation Update
-   Provisions of Budget Implementation Act No. 1, 2019 Now In Force
-   Proposed Changes to Employee Stock Option Regime Delayed
-   2020 Budget Consultations in Ontario
-   Ontario Regulations under the Connecting Care Act, 2019
-   Alberta Senate Election Act
-   Nova Scotia's Plastic Bags Reduction Act
-   Yukon's New Liquor Act
Corporate Update
-   ONCA Coming into Force Delayed
-   Updated Policies on Corrections of Articles or a Certificate for Business and Not-for-Profit Corporations
-   Corporations Canada Makes Changes for Online Services to Not-for-Profits
-   Certain Amendments to Ontario's Co-operative Corporations Act in Force
-   New Brunswick's Cooperatives Act Proclaimed in Force
Voluntary Association's Constitution and By-Laws Found to be Contractual
Tax Court Decision on Split Receipting and Donative Intent Upheld on Appeal
Federal Court of Appeal Holds that Atheism is not a Religion
CRA Technical Interpretation Regarding Loanbacks by a Qualified Donee
CRA Technical Interpretation on Prescribed Rates and Undue Benefits
Termination Clause Found to be Void and Unenforceable by the Court of Appeal
The Federal Court Establishes the Test for a Site-blocking Order
Alberta Court of Appeal Rules that Charter Applies to Freedom of Expression by Students on University Campus
Anti-Terrorism/Money Laundering Update
-   Global Fragility Act of 2019
-   EU Renews its Terrorist List
-   OSFI Ceases Publishing Lists of Designated Persons
Charities Legislation & Commentary, 2020 Edition Now Available

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November 2019 Issue
Recent Developments in IT Law Affecting Charities and NFPs 
CRA News
-   Update to the Guide for Completing Form T3010 Registered Charity Information Return 
Legislation Update 
-   Ontario Bill 124, Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019, Receives Royal Assent 
-   Schedule 31 of Ontario Bill 100, Protecting What Matters Most Act (Budget Measures), 2019 Proclaimed into Force
-   Ontario Bill 138, Plan to Build Ontario Together Act, 2019 at Second Reading
-   Ontario Bill 136, Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, 2019, Second Reading Debates
-   Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (Ontario) Coming into Force
Corporate Update 
-   Amendments to Nova Scotia's Co-operative Associations Act
-   Proposed Amendments to Ontario's Co-Operative Corporations Act 
CRA Indicates Meals Supplied by Charities to Seniors Are Not Generally Taxable
Alberta Court Finds Society's By-law Invalid due to Inadequate Approval
Ontario Court Reluctant to Intervene in Seminary Board Dispute 
Employee Taking Videos of Customer Results in Termination for Cause
Privacy Law Update 
-   One Year Anniversary - OPC Reviews the First Full Year of Mandatory Data Breach Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements 
-   Canadian Bar Association Submissions on Privacy Act Modernization
Accessibility Compliance Reporting and Accessible Websites Deadlines Approaching 
Ontario Nonprofit Network Publishes Report on Sector Survey
Imagine Canada Publishes Report on Corporate Community Contributions 
The 26th Annual Church & Charity Law Seminar November 7, 2019

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October 2019 Issue
Proposed New Uniform Public Appeals and Crowdfunding Act
Legislation Update
-   Ontario Proposes Exemptions to Food Premises Regulation 493/17
-   Quebec Bill 13 Amends Act respecting the Quebec sales tax
CRA Provides View on Donations by Alter Ego Trusts After Settlor's Death
CCIC Policy Brief Addresses Direction and Control and Anti-Terrorism in Canada
Ontario Court Upholds Membership Election of New Directors in Governance Dispute
Court of Appeal Considers Freedom of Religion in Determination of Death
Tribunal Awards Considerable Damages for Discriminatory Hiring Practice
Grace Period to Ensure Compliance with French Signage Laws in Quebec Ending Soon
IAPP and EY Jointly Release Privacy Governance Report
Legal Risk Management Checklists for Ontario-based Charities and Not-for-Profits
Legal Challenges and Options for Boards in Transition

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September 2019 Issue
Court of Appeal Holds Communications to Alter Grant is Lobbying
CRA News
OPC Concludes Consultation on Data Transfers
Corporate Update
Federal Court Interprets Discipline Section of the CNCA
Alberta Appeal Court Upholds Decision Denying Third Party Standing to Bring Court Application
British Columbia Court Reinstates Membership in Procedural Fairness Case
Legalization and Sale of Cannabis Edibles and Workplace Impairment Issues
New Model Crowdfunding Legislation from the Uniform Law Conference of Canada
Distinctiveness of Trademarks
Anti-Terrorism/Money Laundering Update
Chambers and Partners Rankings 2020
Branding and Copyright for Charities and Non-Profit Organizations, 3rd Edition

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August 2019 Issue
Lobbying and Elections Legislation in Canada: An Introduction for Charities and Not-for-Profits
Corporate Update
-   Corporations Canada Updates Policies under CNCA
-   BC Consultation on Proposed Societies Act Amendments
-   BC Civil Resolution Tribunal Has Jurisdiction over Certain Society and Cooperative Disputes
Consultation and Proposed Changes to the Tax Treatment of Employee Stock Options
Qualified Donee Status Suspended for Inadequate Records of Expenses Outside Canada
Charitable Status Revoked for Inadequate Recordkeeping and Conferring Private Benefits
Alberta Court Considers Rights of a Corporation to Dispute Dissolution of a Related Society
Court of Appeal Reduces Termination Notice
Privacy Law Update
-   Federal Government Announces Cybersecurity Voluntary Certification Program
-   Ontario Privacy Commissioner Releases 2018 Annual Report
-   Canadian Bar Association Submission on Transfers of Information for Processing
Trademark Applicants Beware of Unexpected Government Fees
Federal Government Announces Full Membership of Advisory Committee on Charitable Sector
Anti-Terrorism/Money Laundering Update
-   Regulations under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act
-   Public Safety Canada Updates List of Suspected Terrorist Groups
-   FATF Releases Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment Guidance
Inclusion in Best Lawyers in Canada 2020

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Orangeville Office
211 Broadway, PO Box 440
Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
L9W 1K4
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Ottawa Office
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Toronto Office
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