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November 18, 2012

Toronto Sun article “Fontana-led charity cuts ties with ‘sham’ tax shelter”

October 31, 2012

CRA goes on offensive against gifting tax shelters

October 19, 2012

Speech by Peter Allard at opening of UBC’s new law school

September 25, 2012

Kossow vs. The Queen - abusive charity gifting tax scheme -TCC decides for CRA

September 22, 2012

Video from the Charity Law Information Program (CLIP) Conference in February 2012

November 16, 2011

Toronto Star article “Audit of charities encounters resistance”

March 24, 2011

Free Archived Webinar “Responding to International Disasters: Fundraising and Coordination”

If you are interested in understanding the importance of coordination of fundraising during disasters you may find this archived webinar with Nic Moyer helpful. Read More >

March 24, 2011

Fraser Milner Casgrain sued again in class action lawsuit on charity donation tax shelter scheme

The National Post reported that “Law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP and accounting firm BDO Dunwoody LLP are among several defendants named in a proposed class action that seeks more than $300-million in damages due to a failed donation tax shelter.” Read More >

March 24, 2011

March 2011 - FREE CLIP Webinars on charity law, fundraising and receipting

Here are some of the upcoming Charity Law Information Program (CLIP) webinars (online internet seminars) and “charity chats” on receipting, fundraising and foreign activities with links to the registration pages that I will be delivering. The CLIP program of Capacity Builders is supported by a contribution from the Charities Partnership and Outreach Program of the Charities Directorate. There is no charge for these sessions at this time. Read More >

March 16, 2011

Recent CLIP communique on disbursement quota (DQ) reform, fraud and cases

Recent items from the Charity Law Information Program (CLIP) Communique Read More >