Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Labour Day weekend in Canada is basically about football games, end of summer camping trip or last minute shopping for school supplies.  On the Island it is pretty laid back except for this year no last minute back to school rush.  No it's more about last minute looking for daycare arrangements.  In fact I'm pretty … Continue reading Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Changing the Way We Think of Charity!

Charities and goodwill are changing, not only in Canada, but worldwide.  And they are changing for a wide range of reasons, some good and some bad.  Canada is now experiencing what has been referred to as "charity chill".  Charities who may have an ideology that is oppositional to our government are now being threatened through … Continue reading Changing the Way We Think of Charity!

Who Says Charity Has to be Non-Profit?

Where is it written that organizations who want to provide charitable work have to be a non-profit?  It isn't.  It was 1966 before charities were asked to file returns on their activities and to register with the Minister of National Revenue so that the receipts they issued could be verified.  That's less than fifty years … Continue reading Who Says Charity Has to be Non-Profit?