Mark Blumberg is a partner at Blumberg Segal LLP and works almost exclusively in the areas of Non-Profit and Charity Law. He has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) from Osgoode Hall Law School in Tax Law.
Mark is on the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) National Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section and Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Charity and Non-profit law section.
Mark is quoted regularly in print media and appears frequently on radio and television on topics relating to philanthropy and the regulation of charities in Canada.
On a number of occasions, Mark has also appeared in front of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on topics such as charity regulation, transparency and accountability for non-profits and charities, and tax incentives for philanthropy. Mark has also made presentations to the Charities Directorate Annual All Staff Meeting as well the Annual Divisional Staff Meeting of the Determinations Section of Charities Directorate. Mark has lectured extensively across Canada to groups of charities on compliance issues and professional groups on charity compliance issues including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario as well as British Columbia and Alberta.
Mark is also the editor of www.canadiancharitylaw.ca – a Canadian charity law website and www.globalphilanthropy.ca™ – a Canadian website dedicated to news about the Canadian charitable sector as well as legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities operating in Canada or abroad.
You can contact Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-361-1982 locally or 1-866-961-1982 toll free.