Gwenyth Stadig

Sociétaire | Kitchener-Waterloo

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CRA revises guidance on using an intermediary to carry on a charity’s activities within and outside of Canada

On November 27, 2020, the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) released updated versions of CG-004, Guidance on using an intermediary to carry on a charity’s activities within Canada, and CG-002, Guidance on Canadian registered charities carrying on activities outside Canada. While...

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What charities and NPOs need to know following the AGA v Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Canada Decision

Introductory Thoughts In January 2020, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its judgment in Aga v Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Canada (“Aga”). This decision considers whether the written constitution and by-laws of a voluntary religious corporation form the...

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COVID-19 pandemic economic and tax measures for charities and not-for-profits

Canada’s federal government continues to announce new economic measures to help stabilize the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Outlined below are the measures announced thus far by the federal government, along with expansions to existing programs, that are available to...

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Executor releases: the parameters on what is possible

Introductory comments about executor releases Is it appropriate for an executor to ask beneficiaries to sign a release and indemnity prior to receiving a distribution from an estate? Although non-indemnified executors may face potential personal liability for their work as...

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You have to know who your members are (and know how to contact them)

Miller Thomson LLP’s Social Impact Group has produced a number of key articles this year to remind Canadian charities and non-profits (“NPOs”) that it is imperative to maintain accurate and up-to-date books and records for their organizations. Such legal information...

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Updates to the Canada Elections Act: Impact on Non-Profits and Charities

Recent amendments to the Canada Elections Act (the “Elections Act”) came into force and effect on June 13, 2019. This article summarizes these significant changes and how they impact non-profit organizations and registered charities. Readers will recall that 2018 brought...

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What’s Happening

We’re pleased to welcome Associate Gwenyth Stadig to the Social Impact group. Based in the Kitchener-Waterloo office, Gwenyth focuses her practice on assisting voluntary sector organizations with legal services to help them navigate the complex regulatory environments that are unique to the...

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