Monthly Archives: April 2020

COVID-19: Accessing Restricted Funds – Clarifications from the Ontario Public Guardian & Trustee

This entry is part 20 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

In an earlier post, we shared the Ontario Public Guardian and Trustee’s (OPGT) temporary guidance for accessing restricted funds. Since then, a number of questions have arisen and the OPGT has provided a list of six Q&A’s to help clarify a number of situations. These are reproduced below. Question regarding… More

COVID-19: Flexibility for Corporate AGMs in BC, Nova Scotia, Ontario

This entry is part 19 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

As emergency orders remain in place limiting gathering sizes, many annual general meetings (AGM) can no longer be held in a traditional, in-person format. Some corporate by-laws may already address the use of phone or virtual meeting options. Below is a brief overview of additional directions and orders in BC,… More

COVID-19: CCCC Calls for a Matching Funds Program to Support Charities

This entry is part 18 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

Read CCCC’s Funding Proposal to the Federal Government CCCC has written to the Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development with a funding proposal to sustain and strengthen the charitable sector during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, when demand for services is very high, but significant decreases in donations… More

COVID-19: CRA Charities Directorate Resumes Call Centre Operations

This entry is part 17 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

The Charities Directorate announced today that its call centre has resumed operations. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday (except statutory holidays), 9am – 5 pm, local time at 1-800-267-2384. The news release notes that the Directorate is working toward a gradual resumption of other services, such as online registrations. Audit activities… More

COVID-19: Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) Q&A

This entry is part 16 of 33 in the series COVID-19.

Canada Emergency Business Account Defined The federal government describes the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) as a $25 billion program that provides interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits, to help cover their operating costs during a period where their revenues have been temporarily reduced, due… More

Congratulations, Canadian Baptists of Western Canada!

By demonstrating integrity and complying with the CCCC Standards of Accountability, Canadian Baptists of Western Canada has earned the right to display the Seal of Accountability. Extending the Ministry of the Local Church The Canadian Baptists of Western Canada reaches people for Christ by seeking the health and extending the… More

Free Training Centre Online Courses

Free Training Centre Online Courses A note from our CEO, Rev. John Pellowe Christian ministries have been very much on my heart and in my prayers recently. I deeply care for you and your ministry as you face the challenges related to COVID-19. In these unprecedented times, we at CCCC… More