In 2016, Saskatchewan joined a number of other jurisdictions in Canada that have legislation governing the registration of persons who engage in lobbying activities. The requirements in The Lobbyists Act… Read More
Saskatchewan has now confirmed that its non-profit organizations, condominium corporations, co-operatives, and new generation co-operatives are able to hold their annual general meetings (“AGM”) by telephone, video conference, or other… Read More
Authors: Celia Valel, Kristél Kriel
Provincial non-profit legislation imposes a number of obligations on non-profit and charity organizations, such as the requirement to hold an annual general meeting (AGM) and file annual returns.
However,… Read More
Author: Celia Valel
Registered charities, including charitable organizations, private foundations and public foundations, have significant obligations with respect to maintaining their books and records.
The Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “Tax Act”) imposes… Read More
Many businesses use corporate sponsorship as a mechanism for marketing or giving back to the community.
If the sponsorship is significant, the parties may consider entering into a sponsorship agreement. Some… Read More
Authors: Florence Carey, Graham Purse, Danielle Dubois
Should a registered charity be permitted to engage in advocacy? What if that advocacy — letter-writing, advertising, contacting Members of Parliament — is the best… Read More
Author: Florence Carey
Charities often wish to express their gratitude to their donors for their contributions. However, in doing so, charities should be mindful that they do not impact on their… Read More