2018 CBA Charity Law Symposium

On Friday, May 11, The Charity and Not-For-Profit section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) will host the annual Charity Law Symposium, a conference exploring critical and emerging issues in Canada.

The one-day event will feature experts from across the country, who will discuss recent industry trends and developments, including a panel discussion on serving Indigenous-led organizations and reconciliation. Additional topics covered: intellectual property basics and considerations dealing with a patent or other IP matters, updates on dealing with the Ineligible Individual provisions in the Income Tax Act, and look back at the Vancouver Society landmark case and its consequences for charity law in Canada.

During lunch, Tony Manconi, CRA Director General of Charities Directorate, will provide a “State of the Nation” assessment from the CRA’s perspective.

Florence Carey and Danielle Dubois will attend the symposium and Drew Lafond will attend via webcast. Florence is the Secretary and member of the Executive Committee for the National Charity and Not-For-Profit Law Section and will co-chair the symposium.

Event Details

Friday, May 11, 2018
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Toronto Regional Board of Trade (First Canada Place, Suite 350, 77 Adelaide Street W. Toronto)

For more information or to register, visit the Canadian Bar Association
This event is eligible for CPD credits.

Online webcast is available for those located outside the Greater Toronto Area. Contact mirandab@cba.org for more information.