Category Archives: Charity law and policy

Canada Summer Jobs 2020 – Applications Open!

This entry is part 26 of 26 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

The 2020 Canada Summer Jobs application is open! You have until February 24, 2020 to submit your application. No doubt you’re asking, “what is the attestation this year?” and “can we in good conscience apply?” As with past CSJ applications, we fully recognize that charity leaders must make up their… More

Unconstitutional: CRA’s Political Activity Rule

CRA’s requirement that charities spend no more than 10% of their resources on political activity has been found by Justice Edward Morgan, of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, to be unconstitutional. Justice Morgan was emphatic. He did not allow the government any time to change the rule to be… More

ONCA Targeted for 2020

On January 2, 2018, the Ontario Government website regarding “Rules for not-for-profit and charitable corporations” was amended to notify that the Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act (“ONCA”) is targeted to come into force in “early 2020”. This announcement comes on the heels of changes to the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 which took… More

CCCC Is Concerned about the Administration of the Canada Summer Job’s Program for 2018

Elmira, ON – Canadian Council of Christian Charities is deeply concerned with government policy that would deny Christian Charities equal access to the Canada Summer Jobs program. The Canada Summer Jobs program, according to canada.ca ,“provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees… More