Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector starts meetings

May 16, 2018 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
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The Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector has started having meetings and inviting witnesses.  We covered the details of the mandate at Senate appoints Special Committee on the Charitable Sector to look at laws and policies and impact   Here are the dates of the recent meetings (with either a link to the transcript or video webcast).

Monday, April 16, 2018  

Dr. Susan Phillips, Professor and Graduate Supervisor, Philanthropy and Non-profit Leadership, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University.

Dr. Rachel Laforest, Associate Professor and Director, Public Administration Program, School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University. 

Peter Elson, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Victoria and senior research fellow at the Institute for Community Prosperity at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. 

Monday April 23, 2018

The impact of public policy on charities and non-profit organizations, and of the voluntary sector

May 7, 2018, 6:35 PM

The impact of public policy on charities and non-profit organizations, and of the voluntary sector

Brian Emmett, Chief Economist for Canada’s Charitable and Nonprofit Sector (Imagine Canada)
Matthew MacDonald, Assistant Director, National Economic Accounts Division (Statistics Canada)
Catherine Van Rompaey, Director, National Economic Accounts Division(Statistics Canada)

Here are all the past meetings of the committee:


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