Social Impact Newsletter

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June 2014

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Miller Thomson Needs Your Consent!

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into force on July 1, 2014.  If you have not already provided your consent, and wish to continue receiving our monthly Charities and Not-for-Profit Newsletter, we request that you to provide your consent by emailing...

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“Primary Purpose of Raising Funds” under CASL – What does it mean?

Susan M. Manwaring, Natasha Smith

Since the CASL Regulations were released in December 2013, there has been considerable debate and uncertainty as to the precise scope of the exemption from the consent and content requirements under CASL for electronic messages sent by or on behalf...

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Trustees, failure to act & personal liability – a reminder of what it means to be a fiduciary

Amanda J. Stacey

The recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Penman v. Penman (119 O.R. (3d) 128) serves as a good reminder to trustees of their duties and responsibilities when acting as trustee and the consequences of failing to act...

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Court Decision Offers Reminder of Compliance Issues

Natasha Smith

A recent decision of the Tax Court of Canada serves as an important reminder to taxpayers and charities of several fundamental issues when it comes to making and receipting donations.  At issue in Hassan v. R. was the appellant’s claim...

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Case Comment – Tariq Khan v. Students’ Society of McGill University

Arising out of an application for a provisional injunction, the Superior Court of Quebec was recently tasked with considering whether certain officers of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) sufficiently abided by the society’s internal elections process.  At the...

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What’s Happening at Miller Thomson

Susan Manwaring and Andrew Valentine presented on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) at a Seminar hosted by Share Life Canada on June 10th in Toronto. Gillian Tuck Kutarna spoke on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) at the Halton Nonprofit Network held on...

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