Should the disbursement quota for registered charities in Canada change or be left alone?

In this article "Should the disbursement quota for registered charities in Canada change or be left alone?", Mark Blumberg and Jessie Lang discuss…

Updated CharityData.ca site has been launched – the largest portal of data on the Canadian registered charity sector

We have recently upgraded the CharityData.ca website.  The work on the upgrade has taken place over the last eight months.   Some of the changes…

How engaged are Canadian registered charities in this election?

I was asked the question "How engaged are Canadian registered charities in this election?" by a journalist and to be honest, I had to say I have no…

Notice from Service Ontario about filings under OCA as ONCA is being launched

We received a notice from Service Ontario relating to filings prior to ONCA coming into force on October 19, 2021.  Essentially any filings done by…

Update for Online Filings with Corporations Canada under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (“CNCA”)

Corporations Canada recently announced that they have taken 2 additional security measures to ensure the accuracy of the information about federal…

ACCS submission to Finance on the DQ suggesting no change to the rate is disappointing for operating charities

At a time when charities need funds and private foundations alone are sitting on $95 billion dollars, the Advisory Committee to the Charitable Sector…

Which Canadian charities issued the most official donation receipts in 2019?

We reviewed the Canadian registered charities that identified they issued official donation receipts and the total amount of donation receipts issued…

Which Canadian registered charities had the largest assets in 2019?

Here is our note on Which Canadian charities had the largest assets in 2019?.    Canadian registered charities are required to disclose on the T3010…

Liberal party platform includes commitment to stop providing anti-abortion groups with charity status

The Liberals have recently released their Liberal Party Platform-Forward-For-Everyone.  The Liberals and Conservatives have always played a culture…

Statistics Canada “Canadian Survey on Business Conditions” has some interesting feedback from non-profits.

In the Statistics Canada "Canadian Survey on Business Conditions, third quarter 2021" it has some interesting comments relating to non-profits.…

Which Charities Received the Most Money from the Federal Government in 2019?

We recently reviewed the T3010 Registered Charity Information Return database for 2019 as part of the Sean Blumberg Transparency Project.  The…

Blumbergs’ Snapshot of the Ontario Charity Sector 2019 – information on registered charities in Ontario from the CRA T3010 annual filings

Here is the Blumbergs' Snapshot of the Ontario Charity Sector 2019. We recently reviewed the T3010 Registered Charity Information Return database for…

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