Monthly Archives: August 2016

Our Team is Growing!

CCCC has hired three new employees over the summer to help us advance our mission. We are happy to welcome (L-R): Curtis Towns, Philip Milley, and Duncan Field! Curtis Towns will be responsible for the oversight of CCCC’s Seal of Accountability program. Curtis is an accountant and comes to CCCC… More

“Prevention” of Poverty is not a Charitable Purpose

Authored by Philip Milley, Associate Director of Legal Affairs The Federal Court of Appeal reaffirms that that “prevention of poverty” is not an accepted charitable purpose.  The “prevention of poverty” is not the “relief of poverty” is what the Federal Court of Appeal (“FCA”) held in the recent case Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada… More

CRA Publishes T3010 Filing Deadline Infographic

Charities are required to file their annual return no later than six months after the end of their fiscal period. Failure to do so could result in loss of charitable status. To encourage voluntary compliance in the charitable sector, CRA has released an infographic to helpcharities remember their filing deadlines. The infographic can be accessed at http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/chrts-gvng/chrts/prtng/rtrn/t3010flng-eng.html#ddt?utm_source=charities&utm_medium=eml… More

CRTC Advisory on CASL Records of Consent

 By Philip A.S. Milley, Associate Director, Legal Affairs On July 27, 2016 the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) released an Enforcement Advisory directed to businesses and individuals in Canada that send commercial electronic messages (“CEMs”).  This advisory is a reminder to senders of CEMs that they must comply with the record keeping… More