Resources - Registered Charities

Lawnow Articles

Board members must be careful about conflicts of interest and conflicts of loyalties.
This LawNow magazine article discusses the release of updated and more flexible guidance on charities’ foreign activities in July by the Canada Revenue Agency. It is available at: www.cra-arc.gc.ca/chrts-gvng/chrts/plcy/ cgd/tsd-cnd-eng.html. The new guidance features a wealth of concrete examples, a helpful listing of “measures of control,”and identifies a threshold under which a charity will not be expected to incur the expense and administrative burden of a written agreement before it contributes resources to an initiative.

Misc

A literature review of materials currently available to the public and the sector on the topic of accountability and transparency.

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