David Tang and Andrew Valentine attended the ABA Annual Meeting. David moderated and spoke at a Continuing Legal Education Program panel co-sponsored by the Non profit Organizations Committee and the Cyberspace Committee entitled: “Board Transitions – Voluntary and Otherwise” in Austin, Texas on September 13 – 15, 2018.
Susan Manwaring appeared before the Senate Special Committee on the Charitable Sector in Ottawa, ON on September 18, 2018. For the purposes of this meeting, the Committee was specifically looking into the funding of the charitable sector with a focus on new sources of funding including social finance/enterprise and hybrid organizations. Susan spoke to the topic, and responded to questions from the Committee.
David Tang and Andrew Valentine presented at the CBA an update on Non-profit Law in Canada – focusing on the big cases which came out this summer – the Trinity Western, Wall and Canada without Poverty decisions in Toronto, ON on September 18, 2018.
Andrew Valentine presented at the OBA on “Canada without Poverty and Political Activities ” on September 18, 2018.
Mary Childs delivered a 2 hour seminar called “The Societies Act – Transition and Other Changes”. This seminar was part of the continuing professional development program of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC. It took place at the Vancouver Convention Centre on September 18, 2018.
Mary Childs delivered the same seminar to accountants in Castlegar, BC. This was also part of the CPA-BC professional development program in Castlegar, BC on September 21, 2018.
Karima Kanani will be presenting to the Ontario Community Support Association on “New Amendments in Non-Profit Governance” in Toronto, ON on September 25, 2018.