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

February 16, 2011

The Ottawa Region Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Seminar, hosted by Carters Professional Corporation in Nepean on February 16, 2011, was attended by more than 250 professionals from the sector, including directors of charities, government officials, accountants and lawyers. Designed to provide practical information to assist charities and not-for-profits in understanding and complying with recent developments in the law, the related Church & Charity Law seminar has been held annually in Toronto since 1994 with an Ottawa seminar first added in 2008. All handouts and presentation materials are now available at the links below in the order as presented, with the web links being Power Point slide shows.

Seminar and Speaker Details and Acknowledgements.

Presentation Materials:

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Essential Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Update
Terrance S. Carter, Carters Professional Corporation, Orangeville
Recent Update on Tax Exempt Status for Not-for-Profits
Karen J. Cooper, Carters Professional Corporation, Ottawa
Social Media: An Emerging Issue In The Work Place
Barry W. Kwasniewski, Carters Professional Corporation, Ottawa
Recent Corporate Law Reform: Overview and Practical Tips
Jane Burke-Robertson, Carters Professional Corporation, Ottawa
An Overview of Human Rights Issues for Charities and Not-for-Profits
Mervyn F. White, Carters Professional Corporation, Orangeville
Fiduciary Considerations Involving Charitable Property
Kenneth R. Goodman, Deputy Public Guardian and Trustee - Director Legal Services
What the Federal Budget Disbursement Quota Reform Means for your Charity
Theresa L.M. Man, Carters Professional Corporation, Orangeville

Basic Tax Considerations in Gift Planning
M. Elena Hoffstein, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Toronto

Freedom of Religion – Reconciling Rights
Jennifer M. Leddy, Carters Professional Corporation, Ottawa

What's New at the Charities Directorate
Cathy Hawara, Director General, Charities Directorate, Canada Revenue Agency