The case of Imoh v. The Queen
, 2014 TCC 258 (CanLII) demonstrates what goes into making a legitimate gift to a charity, and, conversely, the expectations of a charity in issuing appropriate charitable receipts so that tax payers can claim tax credits for their charitable gifts in their income tax returns. The case was actually comprises of two cases with common facts, involving two individuals, David Anele Imoh and Oladele Bello, and two charitable organizations, Revival Time Ministries and Revival Time Ministries International, but for purposes of this article we will simply refer to the Imoh
case and the two organizations as the “organization”
Assuming the company complies with licensing requirements, the short answer is “yes”.
I have just been served with a Statement of Claim; I am named as a Defendant. What do I do?
I have heard about ‘mediation’ as an option to resolve a family law dispute. How does this work?
It is reported that Jian Ghomeshi has dropped his civil suit against the CBC arising from his termination and that legal costs are going to be paid by him to the CBC. Regardless of the circumstances or reasons for Ghomeshi’s termination, for employment lawyers, that news is no surprise at all.
This was the very question considered in the Judgment of Justice Edward dated November 14, 2014.
The recent remaking of the non-profit corporate law statutes has cemented the concept of proxy voting into the lives of non-profit and charitable organizations. So it’s time that you familiarize yourself with proxy voting if you haven’t before. Proxy voting is a mechanism for a member of a voting body to delegate his or her voting right to another person. In the context of nonprofit corporations on this side of the 49th parallel, voting bodies do not include the board of directors, only the members. Our friends to the south allow directors in various states this luxury as well. I would suggest that is fraught with danger, but that’s a topic for another day.