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February 2019

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Are we getting closer to our goal to #fixfundraising?

Justice Connect have just posted a media release highlighting the need to #fixfundraising, a bid supported by many peak bodies and nonprofits across the nation, including ACPNS. Read ACPNS’ submission here Powerful charity coalition responds to Senate’s damning report on fundraising regulations Media release 15 February 2019 The powerful coalition of peak bodies that has been calling on…

Interesting NPO law case: Are charitable organisations being held back because of restrictions on ‘political activities’?

Canada Without Poverty v Attorney General Canada, 2018 ONSC 4147 (updated to 2019) Ontario Superior Court of Justice, E.M Morgan J, 16 July 2018 This was an appeal by a charity, Canada Without Poverty (CWP), seeking a declaration that provisions of the Income Tax Act RSC 1985, c.1 (5th Supp.) (ITA) which restrict political activities of…