Charitable organisations in Canada: overview

A Q&A guide to charity law and practice in Canada.

The country-specific Q&A guide provides a structured overview of the key practical issues concerning charity law in this jurisdiction, including the legal framework and legal definition of a charity; principal sources of law; forms of organisation used for charitable purposes, and the qualification requirements/formalities to set these up; main regulatory authorities; management; accounting/financial reporting requirements; tax; overseas charities; and reform.

To compare answers across multiple jurisdictions visit the Charity law Country Q&A Tool.

This Q&A is part of the Charity Law Global Guide. For a full list of jurisdictional Q&As visit www.practicallaw.com/charity-guide.


 

The full text of this resource is available by logging in or by requesting a trial. If you have any questions, please contact us or your Practical Law Account Executive.

Free trial

A free trial will give you:

Unlimited access to our online legal know-how services during the trial period
Full training and support
Four issues of Practical Law The Journal, the companion to Practical Law online
Weekly update e-mails on current legal developments in your practice area
 

Log in using Practical Law username

Only use this login if you have not set up OnePass for Practical Law

{ "siteName" : "PLC", "objType" : "PLC_Doc_C", "objID" : "1248403860862", "objName" : "Charitable organisations in Canada - overview", "userID" : "2", "objUrl" : "http://us.practicallaw.com/cs/Satellite/us/resource/2-632-0462?null", "pageType" : "Resource", "academicUserID" : "", "contentAccessed" : "false", "analyticsPermCookie" : "22e97be00:15b01bdc793:-218a", "analyticsSessionCookie" : "22e97be00:15b01bdc793:-2189", "statisticSensorPath" : "http://analytics.practicallaw.com/sensor/statistic" }