Category Archives: Charity law and policy

ONCA Targeted for 2020

On January 2, 2018, the Ontario Government website regarding “Rules for not-for-profit and charitable corporations” was amended to notify that the Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act (“ONCA”) is targeted to come into force in “early 2020”. This announcement comes on the heels of changes to the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 which took… More

CCCC Is Concerned about the Administration of the Canada Summer Job’s Program for 2018

Elmira, ON – Canadian Council of Christian Charities is deeply concerned with government policy that would deny Christian Charities equal access to the Canada Summer Jobs program. The Canada Summer Jobs program, according to ,“provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees… More

Employee vs Contractor: Do You Classify Correctly?

Authored by Philip A.S. Milley, Associate Director of Legal Affairs A common issue faced by charities is how to properly classify individuals as either employees or independent contractors. Courts refer to the distinction as contracts “of service” (employee) versus contracts “for services” (independent contractor). Whatever you call it, the determination of… More

CCCC at the British Columbia Court of Appeal

This entry is part 19 of 38 in the series Trinity Western University.

Barry W. Bussey, Director of Legal Affairs has just arrived in Vancouver to appear before the British Columbia Court of Appeal this week in the Trinity Western University case against the Law Society of British Columbia’s refusal to accredit TWU’s proposed School of Law.  Canadian Council of Christian Charities was granted… More

Charity Highlights of Budget 2016

The 2016 Federal Budget tabled in the House of Commons by the Hon. Bill Morneau has two references to charities. The first deals with the donations of real estate and shares of private corporations.  The 2015 Budget proposed to provide, beginning in 2017, an income tax exemption for capital gains… More