In 2016, the CUSJ submitted suggestions to amend the Income Tax Act and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) policies… we are pleased to report that the CUC and CUSJ’s major suggested amendments were adopted! Thus, the Income Tax Act and CRA policies and administration will be amended/modified to: Focus on charitable purposes, rather than activities; Update a list … Read moreChill on charities is over!
December 14th, 2016 After the Harper Government direct attacks on Charities engaged in lobbying and public relations to change government policy on issues such as Death and Dying, Environmental Protection, Climate Change, and Research, publication of ideas and free speech, Justin Trudeau promised that the laws for charities would be modernized to prevent this kind … Read moreCUSJ submission on charitable tax law
CUSJ is one of the sponsors of a new web site, Protect Canadians’ Free Speech, (see our logo there?) that is dedicated to getting legislators to update the laws that govern charities. Under the current laws, enacted by the Harper government, charities are restricted as to the type of activities in which they can engage, … Read moreDear Government: Give charities freedom to advocate for social justice