There are many wonderful charities in Canada. Smartgiving.ca tries to help Canadians understand what to look for in a charity. As well, it discusses how to avoid unscrupulous people who try to take advantage of the generosity of Canadians.
Smartgiving.ca is maintained by the law firm Blumberg Segal LLP. For more information on charities and avoiding charity scams see Blumbergs charity websites:
http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca or http://www.canadiancharitylaw.ca