Charities fear the new law will act like a spending cap, forcing them to step back from campaigning to avoid triggering additional reporting obligations.
Charities and non-profit organizations must make their voices heard this election. At the same time, Elections Canada and the CRA should reassure them their involvement is encouraged.
There is no clear evidence that new regulations intended to crack down on ‘illegal behaviour’ are even needed. Most not-for-profit organisations are law-abiding and heavily regulated.
The COVID-19 pandemic shone a light on how non-profit organizations operate and how they’re funded. Is it enough to boost non-profit sector capacity to address social inequities post-pandemic?
Christmas is the most popular time for Australians to give to charity. But it’s important to do some research first.
On paper, WE Charity could have been the best partner to implement the federal government’s student grant program. But the failure to be transparent eroded the public’s trust and led to its demise.
The growth of private foundations in Canada has occurred at the expense of government tax revenue. Philanthropic donations are dollars that have been redirected away from universal social services.
Charities played a vital role in the reconstruction of post-war Britain. But they had a very different relationship with the government.
Social distancing has made giving to the poor – an obligation under Islam – harder this Ramadan. Meanwhile Muslim nonprofits are feeling the strain of the economic downturn.
People can work together without talking about fighting an enemy.
With events cancelled, charity shops closed and finances stalling, charities in the UK are being hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.
We’ve set up a single point of contact for foreign disasters, we could do if for Australian disasters as well.
The scandals that engulfed Save the Children UK and Oxfam in 2018 took a combination of tenacious journalism and social media activism to break open.
Save the Children’s reputation appeared to bounce back faster than Oxfam’s after public perception of both groups soured around the same time.
Proposed laws in Queensland would stymie the work of charities. But if they’re tested in court, they’d probably be constitutionally invalid.
Environmental charities are worried about speaking out about climate change during the upcoming federal campaign for fear Elections Canada will consider their activities as “partisan.”
Questions are being raised about the charitable nature of the ACL’s fundraising campaign for the rugby star.
Charity law is quite strict when it comes to giving back donations that have already been made.
From bake sales to office Olympics, fundraising for Red Nose Day can boost staff morale and lets employees support a good cause.
Several countries — namely Austria, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Sweden and Switzerland — have removed tax benefits for charitable donations. Here’s why Canada should follow suit.