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City women in legal wrangle with national charity - Journal Pioneer

City women in legal wrangle with national charity - Journal Pioneer | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
SUMMERSIDE ­– Two Summerside women are or soon will be involved in litigation with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).
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Don Cayo: Wealthy women are changing the face of charity in Canada

Don Cayo: Wealthy women are changing the face of charity in Canada | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
If you think women are a force to be reckoned with when it comes to philanthropy, you’ve got that right.
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Canadian Muslim group funnelled $300000 to Hamas-linked charity, Report - Canada News

Canadian Muslim group funnelled $300000 to Hamas-linked charity, Report - Canada News | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC), one of the largest Muslim organizations in the country, is b...
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The state gets more intrusive – again - The Globe and Mail

The state gets more intrusive – again - The Globe and Mail | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
The Conservatives have reduced government’s fiscal imprint, but in other domains, it’s becoming a leviathan
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RCMP probe into Islamist financing didn't end with IRFAN: source - Toronto Sun

RCMP probe into Islamist financing didn't end with IRFAN: source - Toronto Sun | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
The RCMP continues to investigate
Islamist terrorist financing in Canada 10
months after it raided IRFAN-Canada for
allegedly funnelling money to Hamas, QMI
Agency has learned.
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Will Lawyers In Canada Soon Face A Religious Test? The Hypersensitive Response Over Canada’s First Openly Christian Law School | CCCC News & Blogs

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The hypersensitive response over Canada’s first openly Christian law school at Trinity Western University (TWU) has led to a demand that law societies across Canada not allow TWU law graduates to practise law – because of the religious belief of TWU concerning marriage. In essence, a religious test to determine one’s suitability to practise law.

...The prospect of having one Christian law school caused a level of opposition and rancour not seen in Canadian legal history—and it is not over yet.  

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Federal Court of Appeal extends time for publication of notice of revocation ... - Lexology (registration)

Federal Court of Appeal extends time for publication of notice of revocation ... - Lexology (registration) | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
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Promotion of Health and Charitable Registration

This guidance explains the criteria used to determine whether an organization established to promote health may be eligible for registration as a charity (New Guidance: Promotion of Health & Charitable Registration now available.
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Clothing box operators will have bylaw grace period - Ottawa - CBC News

Clothing box operators will have bylaw grace period - Ottawa - CBC News | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
Owners of drop boxes for used clothing in Ottawa will have two months to comply with a new city bylaw requiring them to properly identify themselves to potential donors.
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News.Az - Azerbaijani official participated in Kyiv interfaith forum

News.Az - Azerbaijani official participated in Kyiv interfaith forum | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
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The Religious life in today’s Bulgaria

The Religious life in today’s Bulgaria | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
Religious freedom is guaranteed under the constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria. But in practice the government has restricted this right to just a few religious groups, although such a restriction is in fact contrary to the constitution.
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Scout's Honor

A while back, a student in my philosophy of religion class turned in a paper which stated that, in The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values, Sam Harris argued that morality was b...
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Mirror of Justice: "Protecting Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty"

Mirror of Justice: "Protecting Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty" | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
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PM's charity audits look for 'bias, one-sidedness'

PM's charity audits look for 'bias, one-sidedness' | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
Two charities are fighting in court for private health insurance while Dying With Dignity's status was annulled after their push for assisted dying.
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Charity law blocks progress on issues facing Canadians - Toronto Star

Charity law blocks progress on issues facing Canadians - Toronto Star | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
Charitable tax status may do more harm than good for some non-profits.
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CRA may have duty to warn taxpayers of tax schemes, Federal Court rules - Financial Post

CRA may have duty to warn taxpayers of tax schemes, Federal Court rules - Financial Post | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
The Federal Court ruled in early January that the CRA may be negligent in failing to warn taxpayers of schemes of which the Agency was aware
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CNIB lottery kiosk missing money should have been caught sooner: lawyer - CBC.ca

CNIB lottery kiosk missing money should have been caught sooner: lawyer - CBC.ca | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
A lawyer representing two former Canadian National Institute for the Blind lottery kiosk operators is questioning how the charity lost $100,000 without catching it sooner.
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Charities and the limits of political action under the Harper ...

Charities and the limits of political action under the Harper ... | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
Charities and the limits of political action under the Harper government. Environmental Defence. PEN Canada. Amnesty International Canada. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Canada Without Poverty.
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Where do the most generous Canadians live?

Where do the most generous Canadians live? | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
Where do the most generous Canadians live?
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Preview: Epic Grind - OregonLive.com (blog)

Preview: Epic Grind - OregonLive.com (blog) | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
Preview: Epic Grind OregonLive.com (blog) I've been looking at the Epic Grind race online for a few months, toying with registering and I've finally been tipped over the edge (in a good way) and I'm going to participate, along with my nine year old...
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Blumbergs' Canadian Charity Law Institute 2013

Blumbergs' Canadian Charity Law Institute 2013 | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
The 2nd Annual Blumbergs' Canadian Charity Law Institute will be a one day conference on October 15, 2013 in Toronto covering important information on compliance for Canadian registered charities.
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Church, state and tax receipts

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A couple of weeks ago, before the offering was taken at my church, the worship leader invited the co... - Faith - Winnipeg Free Press.
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Finding A ‘Third Way' On The Role Of Religion In Public Life

Finding A ‘Third Way' On The Role Of Religion In Public Life | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
We must find a "third way" between upholding religion as the solution to all of society's ills and dismissing it as unfit for the public square. Seeking that balance is the principle agenda of the upcoming third annual Kiev Interfaith Forum.
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Professors and religious leaders write to Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Professors and religious leaders write to Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
20 eminent professors and religious leaders from various countries of Europe wrote to Mr Alexander Chope, President of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, in a common statement...
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Religious freedom at stake in dispute over Harbor Community Church in Ventura, proponents say

Religious freedom at stake in dispute over Harbor Community Church in Ventura, proponents say | Charity Law in Canada | Scoop.it
Harbor Community Church must apply for new permits to continue serving the homeless and offering other services in a residential neighborhood in midtown Ventura. Some residents are tired of it.
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