Earlier this year, the Accounting Standards Board (“AcSB”) and the Public Sector Accounting Board (“PSAB”) released a Statement of Principles. The Statement proposes a number of changes to existing standards for financial reporting used by not-for-profit organizations, including charities. The proposed changes are significant, and the Boards have requested comments… More
We wish all our members a blessed Christmas as we rejoice in our Saviour’s birth. During the holidays, the CCCC office will be closed during the following times: December 24 at 3:00 p.m. ET December 25 – all day December 26 – all day December 27 – all day January… More
Here is a survey you can use to have your directors self-assess their own performance as well as the performance of the board as a whole. They deal with how the board works rather than the work itself (which would be another survey). More
Wouldn’t it be neat if the board chair had a remote control for the board so that, just like a media player, the board could rewind, pause, fast forward, and eject from time to time?
In fact, by setting the agenda the chair already has that ability. But the whimsical image of a board chair holding a remote control will help you remember four of the ways a board adds value. More
Many people associate the holiday season with consumerism—Black Friday and Cyber Monday are designed to encourage people to spend more money and buy more things. But what if there was a day set aside to encourage people to give generously and support charitable causes? Giving Tuesday (givingtuesday.ca) is designed to… More
Loyola, a private high School in Montréal, is being forced to suppress its Catholic convictions when it teaches the Québec government’s Ethics and Religious Culture course (“ERC”). The Québec Court of Appeal appeared to suggest that there was no reason for Loyola to be concerned because it has the rest… More