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Government’s Response to Unconstitutional Political Activity Limits

Authored by Philip Milley, Associate Director, Legal Affairs I have been watching the case of the charity Canada Without Poverty since their charitable status was revoked for exceeding the 10% amount of permissible political activity spending. As you may recall, Canada Without Poverty devoted over 98% of its resources to political activity…. More

Unconstitutional: CRA’s Political Activity Rule

CRA’s requirement that charities spend no more than 10% of their resources on political activity has been found by Justice Edward Morgan, of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, to be unconstitutional. Justice Morgan was emphatic. He did not allow the government any time to change the rule to be… More