Morning Recess Education Law Newsletter

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February 25, 2016

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Education Foundations – Directors’ Personal Liability

Nadya Tymochenko

School boards and private schools often choose to establish a separate corporation for the purposes of fundraising, and register the corporation as a charity.  Foundations can generate many benefits for a school or school board and the community they serve,...

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Inaugural “Schools of School Board Foundations” edition

Welcome to the inaugural “Schools of School Board Foundations” edition of Miller Thomson’s Education Law newsletter, which we hope will be a helpful resource for charitable foundations supporting schools and school boards.   You may subscribe here to receive our next...

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What Should we do for the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act?

Kate Lazier

Charities incorporated under Ontario law have been waiting on the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (“ONCA”) to come into force.  The ONCA was passed by the Ontario Legislature in 2010, but comes into force on a day to be named.  Recently, the...

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Mandatory Requirements for Receiving Charitable Donation Tax Credit

As registered charities, school boards and school foundations are able to issue tax receipts for donations received, but in doing so must strictly adhere to Canada Revenue Agency requirements, in order to avoid risking revocation of their charitable status. In...

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