The federal government’s anti-spam law, known as Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect on July 1, 2014. CASL is a spam-fighting Act that regulates the types of electronic messaging that can be sent (and under what circumstances) from people, businesses, and organizations.
Changes have been made to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to broaden the reach of the program and make it easier for eligible employers, including charities and nonprofits, to access much-needed support during this time of crisis.
Until recently, conglomerates and tangled, opaque corporate webs were not words commonly used to describe charities. The WE Charity scandal has raised new questions about complex corporate structures and opacity in the charitable sector.
The Multicultural and Newcomer Charitable Giving Study -- one of the first in Canada to explore the influence of ethnicity on supporting charities -- offers a glimpse into the enormous giving potential that resides with newcomers to Canada and second-generation Canadians.
The funding landscape for the sector is becoming more precarious while demand for the services of these organizations grow. In the context of an increasingly precarious funding environment, social finance emerges as a source of capital that could allow charities to diversify their revenue and become more resilient.