Topics: News, What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Ethics and Canadian Charities
The Quebec Government has published a draft entitled “Charities - Governance and Best Management Practices”. They are requesting feedback by June 25, 2011.
Here is a link to obtaining the document: http://www-es.criq.qc.ca/pls/owa_es/ncw_enquete_publique.liste?p_lang=en&p_type=enquete
Here is a reference to the document in CRA Charities Connection #6.
Standard for registered charities
The Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) recently launched an interesting initiative concerning the governance and good management practices of charities. Through this initiative, a proposed standard for charities to adhere to voluntarily has been established. We invite you to visit the BNQ Web site to read about the standard. The document is subject to public consultation and the BNQ welcomes your comments.
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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.