On December 3, 2009 there was a Third Reading of the Good Government Bill (C-212) and it was carried and the bill passed. Royal Assent was given to the Good Government Act, 2009 on December 15, 2009 and therefore the Charitable Gifts Act (Ontario) is no longer.
For further details see my article: http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/index.php/blog/major_updates_forthcoming_in_ontario_for_charity_law_including_repeal_of_ch/
Mark Blumberg is a lawyer at Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto, Ontario. To find out more about legal services that Blumbergs provides to Canadian charities and non-profits please visit http://www.canadiancharitylaw.ca or http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca Mark can be contacted at or at 416-361-1982.
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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.