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Communiqué - 28 February 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Freedom of Speech
May 4th was a great day for Canadian free speech. The Report of the Consultation Panel on the Political Activities of Charities was published and the Minister of National Revenue decided to put an end to the political audits and harassment of charities.
Actualité - 15 May 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Freedom of Speech
Today marks the close of the federal government’s 10-week public consultation on the rules governing how charities engage in public policy work. Over 24,000 Canadians submitted letters urging the federal government to reform charity law to end restrictions on charities’ free speech.
Actualité - 14 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Freedom of Speech, Petition
Future innovations and achievements are now threatened by the outdated laws of the charitable sector!
Actualité - 9 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Canadian government, Freedom of Speech
Ambiguous, obsolete and unfair laws governing charities are actually silencing many of them. These NGOs, who are working to influence public policy in your name, are experiencing costly audits of their political activities by the Canada Revenue Agency. Corporations, on the other hand, can spend freely on lobbying, advertising and any other political activity and can deduct 100...
Actualité - 15 November 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Charitable organization, Freedom of Speech