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

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

This entry is part 20 of 32 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 32 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