Yearly Archives: 2019

To Use or Not To Use the Cloud, that is the Question

At a recent conference, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) representatives were asked about cloud storage for books and records. In response, the Director General of the Charities Directorate explained that the CRA is working on an official policy and that the key for charities is to ensure that auditors are able… More

Anti-Racism Action Program Funding

Authored by Deina Warren, Associate Director, Legal Affairs Does your charity address barriers to employment, justice or social participation among religious minorities, Indigenous Peoples or racialized communities? Your organization may be eligible for one-time funding through the federal Anti-Racism Action Program. The program offers funding for projects that align with… More

Registration & Records

By Deina Warren, Associate Director, Legal Affairs Have you switched to digital? If you’re a pen and paper kind of person, you’ll need to exchange your tools for a keyboard and a connection. As of September 30, 2019 organizations applying for charitable registration must use the new online T2050 application… More

Congratulations, One Hope Canada!

By demonstrating integrity and complying with the CCCC Standards of Accountability, One Hope Canada has earned the right to display the Seal of Accountability. Camp Ministry Makes an Eternal Difference One Hope Canada is passionate about sharing the Gospel with children, youth, and their families, and equipping others to do the… More

A Diverse Society? Reflections on a Tumultuous 2019 Federal Election

The 2019 Federal Election has given Canada its first minority government since 2008. After winning only 157 seats in the House of Commons, the governing Liberals under Prime Minister Trudeau must now work closely with the opposition parties to remain in power. From my observation, the closest ideologically-aligned opposition party… More

Time to Vote! What Employers and Employees Need to Know

Authored by Deina Warren, Associate Director, Legal Affairs Election day is almost here. On October 21st, Canadians will go to the polls to choose the next federal government. According to Elections Canada estimates, voters set a new record at the advance polls this year, with approximately 4.7 million ballots cast…. More

Removal of Charitable Status

US. Presidential candidate, Beto O’Rourke, is calling for the removal of religious organizations charitable status that does not support same-sex marriage. This is a strange but not unexpected development in the antipathy toward those groups with traditional teachings on marriage and who are pro-life. Unfortunately, there is considerable appetite for… More