COVID-19: Ontario Allows Drive-in Worship Services

This entry is part 26 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

On May 16, Ontario amended its emergency order to allow drive-in worship services. This brings Ontario in line with other provinces, including Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia which both already permit drive-in services. New Brunswick has guidelines for outdoor religious services and British Columbia has never prohibited worship services, but has… More

Canada Summer Jobs 2020: Approvals Now Available

This entry is part 27 of 27 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) approvals are now available online. Charities and churches should have received notification about their approvals or denials now that the government has released its list of 2020 recipients to the public. Last year faith-based organizations seemed to have less difficulty securing CSJ funds than in 2018… More

COVID-19: National Survey – Finding the Way Forward Together

This entry is part 25 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

What is the impact of COVID-19 on Christian ministries in Canada? We are conducting a national survey of ministry leaders to find out. CCCC is partnering with Flourishing Congregations Institute, Cardus, Rick Hiemstra (The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, James Watson(The Salvation Army in Canada) , Waybase, and Sam Reimer (Crandall… More

COVID-19: Privacy Commissioner’s Videoconferencing Tips

This entry is part 24 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has posted videoconferencing tips on its blog. With the expansion of remote work videoconferencing has become a daily routine for many workplaces. Online meetings can present a new set of privacy concerns, and the OPC has outlined 11 tips to mitigate… More

COVID-19: Options for Federal Corporate AGMs

This entry is part 23 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

Corporations Canada has highlighted two alternative AGM options for federally incorporated charities: resolutions in lieu of a meeting and an application for a COVID-related delay. If you’re not sure about how your charity was incorporated, check out our webinar on Reviewing your Charitable Purposes and Activities. It helps you understand… More

COVID-19: A Call to Include Religious Organizations in Re-Opening Plan

This entry is part 22 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

Provinces across Canada are beginning to ease restrictions, lift lockdowns and take steps to restore economic, social and public activities. CCCC, Christian Legal Fellowship and The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, have written a joint letter to Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford, calling for religious organizations to be part of that province’s… More

COVID-19: Re-Opening Plans Across Canada

This entry is part 21 of 32 in the series COVID-19.

Many provinces have started to ease restrictions on business, recreation, and social movement of their residents. Some have presented plans without dates or tangible milestones; others have no plans. To help keep tabs on which province is opening when and the various plans, we’ve put together a reference chart with… More