Tag Archives: charities

COVID-19: Manitoba Limits Public Gatherings to TEN people

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series COVID-19.

Effective today, Monday March 30, 2020 Manitoba’s Chief Provincial Public Officer of Health has issued an order under s.67 of the Public Health Act prohibiting public gatherings of more than 10 people at any indoor or outdoor place or premises. It specifically includes places of worship, social gatherings and family… More

COVID-19: T3010 Filing Extension & CCCC Resources

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series COVID-19.

In response to changing circumstances related to COVID-19, the public and private sectors are finding ways to adapt, including by extending deadlines and moving to online services. CRA Charities Directorate is no exception. It recently announced the deadline for all T3010 filings due between March 18, 2020 – December 31, 2020 will… More

Throne Speech 2019

Authored by Deina Warren, Associate Director, Legal Affairs What did yesterday’s Speech from the Throne, Moving Forward Together, have to say to charities and Christians? In sum, very little. The only mention of faith comes from the introductory remarks by the Governor General Julie Payette, found prior to the opening… More

Government’s Response to Unconstitutional Political Activity Limits

Authored by Philip Milley, Associate Director, Legal Affairs I have been watching the case of the charity Canada Without Poverty since their charitable status was revoked for exceeding the 10% amount of permissible political activity spending. As you may recall, Canada Without Poverty devoted over 98% of its resources to political activity…. More