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May 25, 2015

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Extended Investment Period for Community Enterprise Development Tax Credit

Nicole K. D’Aoust

In 2003, the government of Manitoba introduced a new tax credit called the Community Enterprise Development Tax Credit (the “CED Credit”), which was designed to encourage Manitoba resident investors, and certain eligible corporations with a permanent establishment in Manitoba, to...


CRA Updates Basic GST/HST Guidelines for Charities

Ron Choudhury

The Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) released an updated version of GST/HST Info Sheet GI-067 (the “Info Sheet”) on May 6, 2015. This version of the Info Sheet, which contains GST/HST guidelines for charities, replaces a previous version issued in June,...


British Columbia Societies Act Receives Royal Assent

Sarah Fitzpatrick

On May 14, 2015, Bill 24, the new British Columbia Societies Act, received royal assent. Bill 24 repeals and replaces the current Society Act with the Societies Act. The Societies Act modernizes the rules for the creation and governance of...


The Charities Group Welcomes Troy McEachren to the Team

We are pleased to announce that Troy McEachren joined our Montreal office as partner on April 20, 2015. Troy graduated from McGill University Law School, where he obtained a Bachelor of Civil Law degree (B.C.L.) and a Bachelor of Laws...


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