Topics: News, What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Global Giving, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) formerly CIDA, Ethics and Canadian Charities
Over 5000 Canadian registered charities operate outside of Canada and they cumulatively spend around $3 billion per year on foreign activities. The Fundamentals of International Activities by Canadian Registered Charities is a 1/2 day presentation with charity lawyer Mark Blumberg which discusses international activities by Canadian charities and related regulatory issues. The first Fundamentals of International Activities by Canadian Registered Charities will be held on Tuesday September 22, 2015 from 1PM-4PM. Some charities operating abroad are not aware of, or compliant with, their legal requirements and foreign activities has been an area that has been scrutinized by CRA in its audits and can result in revocation of charitable status if the rules are not followed.
Some of the issues discussed include:
Cost: $125.00 (includes snacks and coffee, materials, and registration fees). REGISTER HERE
The program will be led by charity lawyer Mark Blumberg.
Fundamentals of International Activities by Canadian Registered Charities will be of interest to staff at non-profits and charities responsible for compliance issues especially program and finance staff, 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 Yana Yanovski at 416-361-1982 x238 or e-mail
Timing and content is subject to change. There are a limited number of spaces available for this course.
Tickets are fully refundable until September 1, 2015 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.
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.