Topics: News, What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Ethics and Canadian Charities, Avoiding 'Charity' Scams
On October 15, 2013, Blumbergs will be having the 2nd Annual Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Institute in Toronto. It will be a full day of practical legal and ethical compliance information geared toward charities, professional advisors and those interested in regulatory issues affecting charities. Space is limited. We have 125 registered already.
2nd Annual Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Institute - October 15, 2013 in Toronto
Here is the final Agenda for the Blumbergs’ Charity Law Institute 2013
SCHEDULE (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
8:00 - Light Breakfast and Registration
8:45 - Introductory comments
9:00 - CNCA Progress and Challenges - Wayne Gray, McMillan LLP
9:30 - Growing up and becoming Canadian - Ontario (OCA) to Federal (CNCA) continuance and select CRA issues with continuance, Mark Blumberg, Blumberg Segal LLP
9:50 - ONCA Update - Jennifer Lee, MCS, Ontario government
10:20 - Break
10:30 - Abusive Schemes, Class Action Lawsuits and Legal Opinions - David Thompson, Scarfone Hawkins LLP
11:00 - Governance Gremlins and How to Avoid Them - Tim Plumptre, Tim Plumptre & Associates.
11:30 - ‘Funder Accountability: Searching for a Social Return on Investment’ - Ontario Trillium Foundation, CEO, Andrea Cohen Barrack
12:00 - Lunch - Presentation on State of the Sector and Recent Developments - Mark Blumberg, Blumberg Segal LLP
1:00 - Top Employment Mistakes for Charities to Avoid - Scott Chambers, Blumberg Segal LLP
1:30 - Charities and business
2:00 - What’s New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Zachary Euler, Charities Directorate
3:00 - Break
3:15 - Trends in Philanthropy and Fundraising - Brad Offman, Mackenzie Financial
3:45 - Media and Charity - Kevin Donovan, Toronto Star
4:30 - A Parliamentary Perspective on Charitable Tax Incentives, Peter Weltman, Sr. Director, Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO)
5:00 - Concluding comments
There are a limited number of spaces available for this conference.
The price is $185 for the day. It includes lunch, breaks, coffee and drinks, HST and handouts.
Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Institute will be of interest to staff at non-profits and charities responsible for compliance issues, professional advisors such as lawyers and accountants who advise charities and non-profits, and board members of Canadian charities.
If you have questions please call Kaitlin Smith at 416-361-1982 x. 242 or e-mail
Tickets are fully refundable until September 15, 2013 but not thereafter. If you register and are unable to attend, you are welcome to substitute someone else from your organization at any time. Dates and locations may be subject to change should circumstances arise. All efforts will be made to notify you as soon as possible in this event.
Here is the information on registration http://charitylawinstitute.eventbrite.ca
The Blumbergs’ Charity Law Institute 2013 is sponsored by:
Do you require legal advice with respect to Canadian or Ontario non-profits or charities?
Mark Blumberg is a partner at the law firm of Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto and works almost exclusively in the areas of non-profit and charity law.