The Green Party of Canada is calling on the Canada Revenue Agency to revoke the charity status of the Jewish National Fund on the grounds that the organization discriminates against Palestinians and non-Jews in Israel. Also, Israeli’s “failure to comply with international human rights law.”
In December, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) revoked the registration of a Canadian charity that acted as a “receipting agent” for a tax shelter arrangement.
In his recent Ministerial Mandate Letter to Diane Lebouthillier, the Minister of National Revenue, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) must allow charities to do their work free from political harassment.
In a recent open letter, 17 chief executives of some of the UK’s most well known charities confirmed their support of proposed tough rules against aggressive fundraising techniques exploiting vulnerable members of the giving public.
An independent report on the Jian Ghomeshi scandal accuses the management of the CBC of condoning the former Q host’s abusive workplace behaviour.
Leading death with dignity lobby group announced Tuesday that it’s losing its charitable status after a recent political-activity audit by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).