Susan M. Manwaring

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the International Online Australian Conference

Susan Manwaring speaks at the “Advocacy Audits: What can Australian charities learn from Canadian audits of charities involved in advocacy?” webinar on the topic of “Tools and Tactics of the Regulator” on February 24, 2020.

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Miller Thomson at the CTF 2019 Annual Tax Conference

Our Tax lawyers speak at the Canadian Tax Foundation’s 71st Annual Tax Conference: Andrew Etcovitch presents with KPMG LLP’s Yara Bossé-Viola on “Income Tax Issues Pertaining to the Video-gaming, Artificial Intelligence and Special Effects Industries” Troy McEachren and Susan Manwaring present...

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Susan Manwaring presents lunch and learn on how charities can stay compliant with CRA requirements

Susan Manwaring presents “Five Good Ideas about staying on the right side of the CRA” for Maytree’s lunch and learn program.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at event discussing Senate Report on the Charitable Sector

Susan Manwaring takes part in Imagine Canada and Impact Hub Ottawa’s event discussing the Senate’s report “Catalyst for Change: A Roadmap to a Stronger Charitable Sector”. The event provides an opportunity for participants to inform Imagine Canada’s public policy priorities...

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Susan Manwaring speaks at The 12th Annual Social Finance Forum

Susan Manwaring speaks that MaRS 12th Annual Social Finance Forum on the topic of “I’m a non-profit, how do I raise capital?” on November 8, 2019.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the event One Objective: Profit and Social Impact – New Business Models

Susan Manwaring speaks at the event “One Objective: Profit and Social Impact – New Business Models” organized by the Institut international des coopératives Alphonse-et-Dorimène-Desjardins.

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Susan Manwaring speaks on donor issues at CAGP course

Susan Manwaring presents “Emerging Donor Issues” at the Advanced Canadian Gift Planning Course for the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP).

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Susan Manwaring speaks on alternative financing for charities

Her presentation is for the Canadian Council of Christian Charities 2016 conference.

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Susan Manwaring speaks on social impact bonds

Susan Manwaring co-presents with Grant Monck at the CAGP National Conference on “Social Impact Bonds: A Creative Tool for Advisors, Charities and Government”.

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Susan Manwaring and Martin Rochwerg speak on estate and tax planning

The 2016 Guide to Complex Issues in Estate and Tax Planning is presented by Osgoode Professional Development. Susan Manwaring speaks on “Charitable Donations: What You Need to Know”. Martin Rochwerg is Program Co-Chair.

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Susan Manwaring speaks on social enterprise

Susan Manwaring presents “Social Enterprise: Rethinking Your Organizational Structure” at the CPA Not-for-Profit Financial Executive Forum.

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Susan Manwaring lectures on risk management

Susan Manwaring is an instructor for Imagine Canada’s Standards Program Coach Certificate Course in collaboration with Carleton University.

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Susan Manwaring presents at executive breakfast series on women on boards

Susan Manwaring speaks as part of a panel on “Women on Boards: How to be one” at the Executive Breakfast Series hosted by Women in Film & Television.

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Susan Manwaring presents on social enterprise

Susan Manwaring presents “Social Enterprise – Rethinking Your Organization Structure”. This panel presentation at the CSAE National Conference includes Sophie Doukas, Dale Varney of Grant Thornton LLP and Robert Ramsay of Motorcycle and Moped Industry Council.

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Susan Manwaring presents update on testamentary trusts & charitable gifting

Susan Manwaring speaks at the Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting (CALU) with Patrick Uzan, Canada Life on “Update on New Rules for Testamentary Trusts/Charitable Gifting”.

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Susan Manwaring discusses “What’s New in the World of Charity Regulation” at CEGN conference

2015 Conference: Economic Opportunities and Environmental Imperatives: Building Canada’s New Economy June 9- 11, 2015 – The Old Mill, Toronto, Ontario Jobs or the environment? It has always been an unnecessary choice. Yet much of the debate regarding Canada’s environment and...

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the 2015 National Charity Law Symposium “Charities and ‘Non-charitable’ Activities: Practical considerations for establishing affiliated corporate vehicles”

Join leading experts and your peers from across Canada to explore critical and emerging issues at the annual Charity Law Symposium. The Charity & Not-For-Profit Section of the Canadian Bar Association is bringing you this essential one-day event. While earning...

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Susan Manwaring will be speaking on “Advocacy, Political Activity and the CRA: What Registered Charities Need to Know!” at the CMHA Ontario Conference

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Susan Manwaring presents “CRA and Social Enterprise” at the Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise on April 24, in London, Ontario

Susan will explore recent regulatory developments that are relevant to the operation of Social Enterprises in Canada. She will provide input on the Charities Directorate policies and the Guidance on Community Economic Development, comment on governments response to the National...

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Susan Manwaring leads workshops at 2015 CAGP Conference on Social Finance and Government Relations

2015 Canadian Association of CAGP Conference Social Finance This session will feature a discussion of new options for social finance including a discussion of Social Impact Bonds and recent developments at the federal level that will impact the ability of charities to invest...

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Susan Manwaring speaks on “The Legal Basics: Duties and Liabilities of Directors of Not-for-Profit Corporations” at the Family Foundation Directors: Roles and Challenges Workshop hosted by PFC

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Susan Manwaring, Natasha Smith and Andrew Valentine act as advisors at the Community Finance Solutions Lab at the Social Finance Forum hosted by MaRS.

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Susan Manwaring speaks about Advocacy to Environmental Non Governmental Organizations at a World Wildlife Fund workshop .

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the PFC 2014 Conference on “What’s New in the World of Charity Regulation.”

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Susan Manwaring teaches a class on Social Enterprise Options to the students of the Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership course at Carleton University in Ottawa.

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Jennifer Babe and Susan Manwaring speak on “Canada’s Anti-Spam Law: It’s Here and It’s Not Just Spam!” at a Webinar Program hosted by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

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Susan Manwaring presents on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) at a Seminar hosted by Share Life Canada.

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Susan Manwaring participates in a panel at the CSAE Trillium Chapter event, “Social Enterprise – Rethinking Your Organization Structure.”

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Susan Manwaring presents with W. Laird Hunter, Q.C. on “The Politics in Activities – What Charity Law Has to Say” at a workshop by CCIC.

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Susan Manwaring speaks on “Social Enterprise and Social Finance – What’s New and What Does it Mean for Gift Planners?” at the 21st Annual CAGP*ACPDP National Conference.

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Social Enterprise and a Review of the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Anti-Spam Regulations

Susan Manwaring will be presenting on “Social Enterprise and a Review of the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Anti-Spam Regulations”, at a Grant Thornton client seminar at the following locations and dates: Edmonton on December 3, 2013 Vancouver on December 4,...

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Social Enterprise and a Review of the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Anti-Spam Regulations

Susan Manwaring will be presenting on “Social Enterprise and a Review of the Proposed Changes to Canada’s Anti-Spam Regulations”,  at a Grant Thornton client seminar in Calgary on November 14, 2013.

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Jennifer Babe and Susan Manwaring are presenters at the LSUC’s 3rd annual Business Law Summit. Jennifer presents her paper on “Dealing with Repair and Storage Liens” and Susan Manwaring presents her paper on “What To Do When Your Clients Want to Create a Social Enterprise”. Jennifer is the chair of the LSUC’s 3rd Annual Business Law Summit.

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Susan Manwaring is speaking on “New and interesting Case Studies” at the CAGP-ACPDP™ Annual National Conference.

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Susan Manwaring presents on “Legal Issues and Corporate Governance” while Guest Speaking at the Schulich School of Business on March 21, 2013.

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Susan Manwaring and Andrew Valentine speak on “Foreign Activities and CRA Guidelines” at World Vision Canada’s Law Day 2012.

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Susan Manwaring speaks on “Introduction to Social Enterprise – Legal Issues” at the Vital York Learning Series.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the Law Society’s 15th Annual Estates and Trusts Summit.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the Law Society’s 15th Annual Estates and Trusts Summit.

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Susan Manwaring presents at the Miller Thomson and Grant Thornton Seminar on NPOs.

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Susan Manwaring presents at the OCASI on the topic of “Social Enterprise and the Not-for-Profit Organization”.

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Susan presents on “Introduction to Social Enterprise – Legal Issues” as part of the Social Enterprise Council of Canada / Imagine Canada / Enterprising Non Profits Canada Webinar Series.

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Susan Manwaring presents at a webinar offered by BDO for Non Profit Organizations on “New Federal Rules for Incorporated Non Profit Organizations”.

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Susan Manwaring speaks with Sean Moore of the Advocacy School on “Managing Risk by Knowing the Advocacy Rules” at the CCIC Workshop on Lobbying and Advocacy for NGOs.

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Susan Manwaring speaks with Brad Offman on “Understanding Endowments – Everything You Need to Know! – From Policy to Practice ” at the CAGP GTA September Education Session.

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Susan Manwaring speaks on charities and social enterprises at the CBA Canadian Legal Conference.

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Susan Manwaring is panelist for Nonprofits Running Businesses as part of Social Finance Week at CharityVillage LIVE.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the Grant Thornton LLP Non-Profit Organizations Seminar on Revenue Generating Activities for Non-Profits and Charities.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the Imagine National Summit for Charitable and Nonprofit Sector.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at Mount Royal University at the Institute of Non-profit Studies participating in a non-profit research forum on social enterprise and an update on the regulatory status of nonprofit social enterprises via videoconference.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the Grant Thornton LLP Non-Profit Organizations and Recent CRA Audits Seminar.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the Imagine Canada Risk Management Conference on “Governance Checkup in Light of New Legal Requirements” and “Is Carver Right for Us? – Governance in the Voluntary Sector”.

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Anthony de Fazekas, Eduardo Krupnik, Susan Manwaring and Robert Stewart speak at the MaRS Advisor Meeting, Life Sciences/Heath Care, Social Innovation.

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Susan Manwaring presents at the Canadian Council of Christian Charities in Mississauga on the topic “Charities Earning Business Income”.

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Susan Manwaring presents at the CAGP-ACPDP Conference 2011 Advanced Course.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at Queens University on the “Changing Endowment Structures” to a select group of leaders from charities.

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Susan Manwaring presents at the Canadian Bar Association 2011 Charity Law Symposium on the topic “NPO Status and Strategies in Response”.

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Susan Manwaring presents “Social Enterprise & Its Impact on Gift Planning” with Neil Cochrane and “What CAGP-ACPDP’s Government Relations Committee is Doing for You” at the Canadian Gift Planner Association’s National Conference.

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Susan Manwaring presents for the students of the Schulich School of Business on governance issues.

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Susan Manwaring presents at the C.D. Howe Institute on the topic of Social Enterprise.

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Susan Manwaring is a speaker at STEP Canada (Toronto Branch) presents Year in Review – Annual Update & Charities Update on the topic of Charities Tax Update.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the RBC Not-for-Profit Series held at RBC Plaza on “Taxation of Non-Profit Organizations and Recent CRA Policy Shifts – What do they mean?”

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the RBC Not-for-Profit Series held at BDO Canada LLP on “Taxation of Non-Profit Organizations and Recent CRA Policy Shifts – What do they mean?”

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Susan Manwaring presents for the RBC Not-for-Profit Series on “Taxation of Non-Profit Organizations and Recent RCA Policy Shifts – What Do They Mean?”

Susan speaks on 3 separate occasions, on February 3, 15 and 22, 2011.

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Susan Manwaring presents for the Schulich School of Business on “The Voluntary Sector in Canada: The Regulatory Environment”

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Susan Manwaring joins a panel of speakers presenting as part of the Rotman Net Impact Series at the Rotman School of Management on the topic of “Using Social Innovation to Impact Change”.

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Susan Manwaring presents at the 8th Annual Foundation, Endowment & Not for Profit Investment Summit on the topic of “Elimination of the 10-year Rule: What are the implications for your organization?”

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Susan Manwaring speaks at Grant Thornton’s Annual Not-for-Profit & Charitable Organizations Seminar on “CRA suspects your NPO is making profits: war stories from recent CRA NPO audits” on November 19, 2010.

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Susan Manwaring presents at the Imagine Canada Managing Risk with Confidence – 2010 Nonprofit Risk Management Conference in Toronto on October 28.

Susan will speak on “Governance Checkup in Light of New Requirements”.  

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Susan Manwaring speaks at Canadian Council of Christian Charities Annual Leadership & Stewardship Conference on September 28-30 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Susan’s topics are “Endowments Under the New Disbursement Quota Regime” and “Gifts in Kind – What to Watch Out For?”

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Susan Manwaring presents on Endowments: How to Structure and Plan for the Future-Revisited Post Budget 2010 at the OBA Conference Centre on September 21, 2010

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Susan Manwaring presents on Philanthropic Structure Options at the Circle on Aboriginal Grantmaking in Canada Strategic Action Planning Day on June 15th.

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Susan Manwaring chairs a workshop at the 12th National STEP Canada Conference entitled Philanthropy in Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on June 7.

The workshop will examine issues affecting philanthropic planning including: the complexity surrounding the valuation of gifts of existing insurance policies and the implications of eliminating the disbursement quota.  

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Susan Manwaring moderates a panel on the new Fundraising Policy adopted by CRA at the 2010 Annual National Canadian Association of Gift Planners Conference in Edmonton on May 13.

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Susan Manwaring and Laird Hunter present a 90-minute professional development webinar session on “Mission-related/Community Investing: What Does the Law Say?” in Calgary on March 24.

This session is for foundation board members, investment committee members and staff.  The session will provide an overview on the law and regulations relevant to investing assets for mission through direct investments in communities or in businesses with a social...

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Susan Manwaring moderates a course at the York University Schulich School of Business about Non-Profit Organizations and their Environment on February 22.

For more information about Susan Manwaring’s speaking engagment at York Univeristy, please visit the Schulich School of Business web site.

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Susan Manwaring speaks at the 7th Annual Foundation, Endowment and Not For Profit Investment Summit about “Non Profit Investment Compliance” in Toronto on February 19.

For information on how to attend Susan Mawaring’s presentation, please visit the Strategy Institute web site or view the Summit flyer.

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Susan Manwaring is speaking at the Rethinking Investment Approaches Event for Community Foundations of Canada in Toronto on December 2.

 The Rethinking Investment Approaches Event for Community Foundations of Canada will take place on December 2, 2009 at the Munk Centre, University of Toronto and MaRS Discovery District.

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Susan Manwaring will be speaking at a workshop hosted by Miller Thomson and the Canadian Council for International Co-operation in Toronto on November 23.

Susan Manwaring will be speaking at a workshop hosted by Miller Thomson and the Canadian Council for International Co-operation. It will address the new version of the Canada Revenue Agency’s directives for Canadian registered charities with overseas operations recently made public....

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Susan Manwaring speaks at a breakfast seminar on challenges posed by recent economic events to charitable organizations in Toronto on November 18.

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Susan Manwaring speaks on “Endowed Gifts – The Impact of the Economic Downturn & Lessons Learned for Structured Gifts in the Future” at the CCCC 2009 Annual Conference in Toronto on September.

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Susan Manwaring speaks on “New CRA Fundraising Policy and Its Practical Implications” at the 2009 National Charity Law Symposium in Toronto on May 7th

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Susan Manwaring, Rachel Blumenfeld, Michael Kerr, and Amanda Stacey

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Susan Manwaring will be speaking on “Using Your Assets for Good: What do the Regulators Say?” a session organized by Philanthropic Foundations of Canada, on February 10, 2009.

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