7th Annual Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Institute

Event Details

Join us on Monday October 15, 2018 in Toronto for the 7th Annual Blumbergs’ Canadian Charity Law Institute. We will be featuring a number of speakers covering different legal and compliance issues affecting Canadian charities and non-profits.

Some of our topics and speakers include:

– Reflections on the Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector – The Honourable Ratna Omidvar – Senator for Ontario
– Same but different: approaches to charity law and regulation in Australia – Murray Baird, Assistant Commissioner and General Counsel – Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
– Critical Financial Internal Controls for Charities and NFPOs: Protecting the Assets and Reputations of Organizations and their Directors – Gordon Holley – Humanity Financial Management, Vancouver
– Update on the CNCA – Colleen Kirby – Manager, Policy Section of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
– Sponsorships – negotiating with a corporation without being fleeced – Chris Baylis – The Sponsorship Collective, Ottawa
– Charities and Related Business – Richard Bridge – Nova Scotia Charity Lawyer
– Risk Management and Safety and Security for Personnel of Canadian Charities.- Amy Avis, General Counsel & Vice-President of Risk and Compliance – Canadian Red Cross
– HST opportunities for Canadian Charities – Stephen McCourt, Partner, – RSM Canada
– Update on the Status of the Sector and Recent Changes on Political Activities – Mark Blumberg – Toronto Charity Lawyer.
– 5 biggest mistakes Canadian charities make – Mark Blumberg – Toronto Charity Lawyer.

It will be a full day packed with practical legal and ethical compliance information geared toward charities, professional advisors and those interested in regulatory issues affecting charities and the non-profit sector. Space is limited.

The price is $275 for the day. It includes breakfast, lunch, breaks, coffee and drinks, HST and handouts.

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