David Tang

Associé | Toronto

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Reopening Ontario’s places of worship: Some considerations

Church, synagogues and temples eager to re‑open for worship were undoubtedly excited by Ontario’s announcement on Monday, June 8, that places of worship would be allowed to open with physical distancing measures in place and attendance limited to “no more...

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Comment tenir des assemblées des membres et des administrateurs malgré le COVID-19 : Une vue d’ensemble des provinces

Cet article a été mis à jour le 24 avril 2020 Les provinces du Canada ont déclaré l’état d’urgence ou des urgences de santé publique et ont émis des restrictions sur les rassemblements de masse. Ces restrictions vont de l’interdiction de tous...

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Charities Return (T3010) filing deadline extended as Charities Directorate suspends operations

The Charities Directorate has announced that Canadian registered charities will have until December 31, 2020 to file their annual Registered Charities Information Return (the T3010).  The announcement applies to any registered charity required to file their return between March 18,...

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How not-for-profits can hold emergency or required meetings despite COVID-19 distancing

The charity and not-for-profit sector has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as much as the rest of society. In some provinces, there has been a Declaration of Emergency, and people are prohibited from assembling together. Some charities, such as...

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Proclamation of ONCA postponed

The Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Service’s Director of Policy and Governance formally advised today that the implementation of the Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act, 2010, S.O. 2010 (“ONCA”) will be delayed beyond “early 2020”. The ONCA was passed in...

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What’s Happening

Mary Childs is delivering a presentation for charities and not-for-profits who are members of Vancity Credit Union on the topic:  “Speaking Out:  Political activities and lobbying rules for charities and not-for-profits” in Vancouver BC on September 12, 2019. David Tang and Andrew Valentine are attending the...

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More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019: What will Bill 108 do to Ontario’s Planning and Development Regime?

The Ontario Government’s introduction of More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 (“Bill 108” or the “Bill”) will significantly change how planning and development decisions will be made, opposed, reconsidered and ultimately adjudicated upon. Bill 108 restores key elements of the...

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More Homes, More Choices: Bill 108 and Ontario’s Housing Supply Action Plan

Revisions to the Land Use Planning Regime in addition to Purely Housing Related Proposals On May 2, 2019, Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing introduced new legislation under Bill 108, referred to as the More Homes, More Choice Act,...

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A Triumph of Administrative Law: 2018’s Supreme Court of Canada Religious Freedom Cases

2018 was touted as the year the Supreme Court of Canada would consider how religious freedom should be valued as a right guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  The Supreme Court rendered three highly anticipated decisions which...

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What’s Happening?

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...

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What’s Happening

David Tang and Andrew Valentine will be presenting on the topic, “Recent Developments Affecting Nonprofit Religious Organizations in Canada” at the American Bar Association Business Law Spring Meeting in Orlando, Florida on April 12, 2018. Troy McEachren and Nicole D’Aoust will be presenting on the topic...

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What Does the Elimination of the Ontario Municipal Board Mean? – Preliminary Expectations

The Ontario government has announced that it will introduce legislation to replace the Ontario Municipal Board (“OMB”) with a new Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (“LPAT”).  The most important change is the elimination of the OMB’s power to substitute its decision...

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Review Your Property Tax Situation Before 2016 Ends

As 2016 draws to a close, there are a number of property tax questions that landowners and tenants in Ontario should consider to ensure you do not miss a tax saving opportunity. Do you wonder if some or all of...

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