Statement by the Minister of National Revenue and the Minister of Finance on the Government’s commitment to clarifying the rules governing the political activities of charities

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OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2018 /CNW/ – Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, and the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, issued the following joint statement on the Government of Canada’scommitment to clarify the rules governing the political activities of charities:   “Our Government recognizes that charities play a key role in Canadian society, and provide… Read more »

10 Reasons Why You Should Attend #AFPCongress2018

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by AFP Greater Toronto Chapter   We invite challenge you to DiSrUpT philanthropy with us this November! Secure your spot at Canada’s largest conference on fundraising with great deals on our early bird registration – available now until September 14! Savings not enough to sway you? Here are 10 reasons why you should need to be at… Read more »

Marketing Your Negative Space

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By Mo Waja Telling your story is harder for some nonprofit organizations than others, particularly when you, the nonprofit, are working with a vulnerable population.   Why? Because, depending upon the specific characteristics of the population in question, there are often strict ethical, and sometimes legal, guidelines we must adhere to that dictate how a… Read more »

Call for Volunteers – 2018-2019 Professional Development & Educational Programming

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Do you want to contribute to the AFP’s amazing educational programming? Driving the planning and organization of this programming are a team of dedicated volunteers, supported by the AFP Staff. As we enter into the Fall of 2018, we are actively recruiting volunteers to join all areas of the AFP Professional Development Portfolio. Creating a vital,… Read more »

Imagine Canada Sees “Golden Opportunity” as Ontario Superior Court Declares Political Activities Restrictions on Charities Unconstitutional

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Originally published on Imagine Canada Imagine Canada, the national umbrella for Canada’s charitable and nonprofit sector, has reacted to yesterday’s Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling in the case Canada Without Poverty v. AG Canada. In his ruling, Justice Morgan declared the sections of the Income Tax Act that restrict registered charities’ political activities to be unconstitutional. The ruling also… Read more »

Early Bird Registration Now Open for Congress 2018

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by Teresa Cheng, CFRE and Congress 2018 Marketing Committee Chair Join us in diSrupTing philanthropy Nov. 19-21!   Changes are brewing! The theme for this year’s AFP Toronto Congress is DISRUPT Philanthropy. Whether you realize it or not, disruption has been happening in various industries for years.   When was the last time you called… Read more »

Women’s College Hospital Foundation welcomes Jennifer Bernard as new president and CEO

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July 16, 2018 – Women’s College Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that Jennifer Bernard will be the next President and CEO of Women’s College Hospital Foundation, commencing August 1, 2018. “Jennifer is a highly accomplished and engaging leader with a passion for what she does and a strong personal alignment with our mission,” says… Read more »

A Million Faces: The New Digital Issue of Advancing Philanthropy is Now Available!

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AP QuickLinks Read the New Issue Search Past Digital Issues Go Green, Go Digital! Update Your AP Profile to Receive Digital Only Update AP Profile to Get Hardcopy Version Think back: 2017 was a story of natural disasters of epic proportion. Wildfires blazed across California and broad stretches of the West. Hurricanes Maria, Irma, and… Read more »