Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters!
Public consultations on political activities
On September 27, The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier (Minister of National Revenue) launched public consultations to clarify the rules regarding the involvement of registered charities in political activities (CPS-022). CRA is collaborating with the Department of Finance to engage with charities, and the online consultations are already open (click here to participate). Feedback is requested by November 25, 2016. In-person consultations – which will be held in six cities across Canada – will follow at a later date.
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Impact Survey
A short survey was developed by Imagine Canada, the Ontario Nonprofit Network and other partners to help inform sector recommendations as part of the CASL review slated for 2017. Broad participation in this 5 minute survey is encouraged. It is anonymous, and all responses will be kept confidential.