Political Activity and Form T3010

In light of recent changes to the guidelines for charities involved in “public policy discussions and development activities” (PPDDA), CRA has released updated instructions for filling out Form T3010, Registered Charity Information Return. Charities now have less to report when it comes to political advocacy or involvement. CRA will provide… More

The Beam of Christian Schooling

Attacking faith-based institutions for upholding codes of conduct ignores the Charter, violates the spirit of pluralism, and risks undermining religious freedom, argues lawyer Barry W. Bussey. CBC News “Go Public” ran a story recently about the “dark secret” of religious schools. Initially, the story got a lot of attention, but… More

CCCC recommends the Senate affirm Advancing Religion as a Charitable Purpose

CCCC submitted a written brief to the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector in November detailing the well-researched benefits of advancing religion to the general public. In the brief, CCCC asked the senate committee to affirm Advancing Religion as a charitable purpose with significant public benefit to Canadian society. Rev. John Pellowe,… More

T3010 Political Activities Update

CRA reports that the reporting requirements on the T3010 for a charity’s spending on political activities are no longer relevant. You do not have to answer those questions. Here is what CRA says: 2019-02-01 In December 2018, the rules governing the political activities of registered charities changed as a result… More

Insights to Impact: An important gathering for ministry leaders

Insights to Impact is a 30-city tour taking place across Canada from February to May 2019. The tour is a collaboration of national organizations, including us, the Canadian Council of Christian Charities, and Alpha Canada, Ending Poverty Together, the Global Leadership Summit, and a network of national student ministries. At… More

To Apply or Not to Apply for Canada Summer Jobs Funding?

This entry is part 24 of 24 in the series Canada Summer Jobs.

This article will review why 2018 was so offensive; explain what the government did differently for 2019; highlight the unanswered questions the government has yet to clarify; and then, finally, suggest a way forward for Christian charities in the valley of decision on whether to apply. Christian charities in Canada… More