Canadian Charity Case Law

October 08, 2015 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Top Resources, Global Giving, Ethics and Canadian Charities, Avoiding 'Charity' Scams

We are compiling a list of Canadian cases dealing with charities, gifting and related issues.  Let us know if you have any other suggestions:

1996-04-01 Briarpatch Inc. v. Canada

1996-07-08 Vancouver Regional FreeNet Assn. v. M.N.R. (C.A.), [1996] 3 F.C. 880

1997-02-18 Mcrae v. Canada

1997-06-26  Interfaith Development Education Association v. Canada (National Revenue)

1998-03-18 Human Life International in Canada Inc. v. M.N.R. (C.A.)

1998-06-23 Action des Femmes Handicapées (Montréal) v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

1998-06-30 Maccabi Canada v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

1999-01-28 Vancouver Society of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women v. M.N.R. (Supreme Court of Canada)

1999-05-05 Alliance For Life v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

1999-10-06 Child Search v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

2000-03-29 Challenge Team v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

2000-11-03 Canada v. Marcoux-Côté

2001-05-29 Maisonnée de Hauterive Inc. c. Canada (Ministère du revenu national)

2002-03-01 Canadian Committee for the Tel Aviv Foundation v. Canada

2002-05-28 Canadian Jewish Congress v. Chosen People Ministries Inc.

2002-09-13 Canadian Magen David Adom for Israel v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

2002-12-16 Action by Christians for the abolition of torture v. Canada

2002-12-16 Earth Fund v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

2002-12-19 Capital Vision Inc. v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

2003-06-18 Chosen People Ministries v. Canadian Jewish Congress

2004-05-04 Fuaran Foundation v. Canada (Customs and Revenue Agency)

2004-09-30 United Scottish Cultural Society v. Canada (Customs and Revenue Agency)

2004-11-25 Lord's Evangelical Church of Deliverance and Prayer of Toronto v. Canada

2005-02-25 Canada (Customs and Revenue Agency) v. Artistic Ideas Inc.

2005-04-14 Redeemer Foundation v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

2005-05-12 Redeemer Foundation v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

2005-07-13 Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture v. Canada

2005-09-15 Canada v. Doubinin

2005-10-04  Redeemer Foundation v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

2006-03-02 Canada (Minister of Human Resources Development) v. Gerstel

2006-03-10 Camp Mini-Yo-We Inc. v. Canada

2006-03-22 All Saints Greek Orthodox Church v. Canada (Min

2006-03-28 Bayit Lepletot v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue)

2006-04-05 A.Y.S.A. Amateur Youth Soccer Association v. Canada (Canada Revenue Agency)

2006-10-24 Travel Just v. Canada (Canada Revenue Agency)

2007-10-05 A.Y.S.A. Amateur Youth Soccer Association v. Canada (Revenue Agency)

2008-02-15 International Charity Association Network (Ican) v. Canada (National Revenue)

2008-04-01 Animal Rescue Missions of Canada Inc. v. Canada (Customs and Revenue Agency)

2008-04-02 International Charity Association Network v. Canada (National Revenue)

2008-05-08 Canada v. Sackman

2008-10-17 Choson Kallah Fund of Toronto v. Canada (National Revenue)

2008-12-11 Hostelling International Canada v. Canada (National Revenue)

2008-12-22 Millennium Charitable Foundation v. Canada (National Revenue)

2009-03-31 Holy Alpha and Omega Church of Toronto v. Canada (Attorney General)

2009-04-02 Universal Aide Society v. Canada (National Revenue)

2009-05-06 House of Holy God v. Canada (Attorney General)

2009-05-20 Christ Apostolic Church of God Mission International v. Canada (National Revenue)

2009-05-20 Triumphant Church of Christ International v. Canada (National Revenue)

2009-09-15 Holy Alpha and Omega Church of Toronto v. Canada (Attorney General)

2009-11-02 Faith Assemblies Mission International v. Canada

2010-02-18 International Pentecostal Ministry Fellowship of Toronto v. Canada (National Revenue)

2010-04-12 Israelite Church of Christ Canada v. Canada (Revenu national)

2010-06-15  Paterson v. Canada

2010-10-01 Christ Apostolic Church International - Canada v. Canada Revenue Agency

2010-10-26  Biathlon Canada v. Canada (National Revenue)

2010-10-28 Maréchaux v. Canada

2011-03-07 Operation Save Canada Teenagers v. Canada (National Revenue)

2011-06-07 News to you Canada v. Canada (National Revenue)

2011-06-20 International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy (Canada) v. Canada (National Revenue)

2011-12-05 Canada v. Fluevog

2012-05-04 Sheldon Inwentash and Lynn Factor Charitable Foundation v. Canada

2012-10-09 Glooscap Heritage Society v. Canada (National Revenue)

2012-10-16 Guindon v. The Queen

2012-12-14 Edwards v. Canada

2013-04-23 Trinity Global Support Foundation v. Canada (National Revenue)

2013-05-01 Prescient Foundation v. Canada (National Revenue)

2013-05-07 Gateway City Church v. Canada (National Revenue)

2013-05-14  Ficek v. Canada (Attorney General)

2013-07-05 International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy (Canada) v. Canada (National Revenue)

2014-01-31 Canada v. Berg

2014-07-07  Akinbo v. The Queen

2014-11-17 Humanics Institute v. Canada (National Revenue)

2015-07-22 PTAQ v. MNR 

2015-07-31 Guindon v. Canada, 2015 SCC 41

2015-08-17 Humane Society of Canada v. Canada (National Revenue) 

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