Canadian Senators comment on foreign funding and political activities of registered charities

March 18, 2012 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News

A Canadian Senator Nicole Eaton has been commenting on Canadian charities and a number of senators have spoken in agreement and in disagreement.  I wish the Senate had access to better information on the charitable sector.

For example they may find this blog post helpful:

Here is a note from Imagine Canada that is following the comments:

“Senator Eaton spoke on February 28 and her comments can be found at

A number of Senators have since joined the debate:

John Wallace (Conservative, New Brunswick,,

Doug Finley (Conservative, New Brunswick,,

Daniel Lang (Conservative, Yukon,,

Grant Mitchell (Liberal, Alberta, and

Larry Smith (Conservative, Quebec,”


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