2016 National Charity Law Symposium

May 27, 2016
Toronto ON

2016 National Charity Law Symposium

May 27, 2016   |   Toronto, Ontario

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Join leading experts and your peers from across Canada to explore critical and emerging issues at the annual Charity Law Symposium. The Charity & Not-For-Profit Section of the Canadian Bar Association is bringing you this essential one-day event.

This year, along with our regular updates on developments in this important area of the law, we feature:

• Peter Robinson, the CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation discussing the regulation of charities, informed by the Foundation’s recent experience of a political activity audit;

• A briefing on recent charity and not-for-profit cases and how these decisions may affect your advice to clients;

• Insights into the practice of charity law in Quebec;

• A panel on the complex exercise of cost allocation for charities;

• Cathy Hawara, the Director General of CRA Charities Directorate, updating the sector regarding the activities of the Directorate.

Hope to see you in Toronto on May 27, 2016!


On-line registration is now open. Simply click on the REGISTER NOW button located on the right-hand side of your screen.

Conference Rates

In person / Webcast

$405.00 + taxes: CBA Members
$290.00 + taxes: CBA Student Members
$510.00 + taxes: Non-Members

Online webcast available for those located outside the GTA onlyPlease contact karensa@cba.org for more information.


Meeting Venue

Toronto Region Board of Trade
First Canadian Place, Suite 350
77 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, ON M5X 1C1
Tel: 416-364-1211


Please click on the Accreditation tab at the top of the page for more information.


Travel + Hotel

Book online at www.aircanada.com to take advantage of a 10% discount on Flex Fare, Latitude and Executive airfares. You must quote promotion code CGUZ6JN1 at the time of booking and must book online.

VIA RAIL: Participants can reference the conference discount code 13219 when booking to receive 10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper, or Sleeper Plus class. Subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied.

The Sheraton Toronto Centre is located steps away from the Toronto Board of Trade. Mention the Canadian Bar Association at the time of booking and receive the CBA preferred rate (subject to availability).
Phone: (416) 361-1000 / 1-800-325-3535, or visit the Sheraton on the web: http://www.sheratontoronto.com/ for more details.

AVIS, the official rental car supplier of the CBA, offers special rates and promotions.  Reserve online or call 1-800-879-2847 and quote the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) #C136400

the official car and truck rental supplier of the CBA, offers special rates and promotions Reserve online or call 1-800-268-8900 and quote the Budget Customer Discount Code (BDC) #A033600.


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Karen Sagle
Canadian Bar Association
865 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5S8
Phone: (613) 237-2925 / 
1 (800) 267-8860 Ext:196
Fax: (613) 237-0185
Email: karensa@cba.org

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