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Charities' Engagement in Public Policy

Monday, May 28, 2012

Imagine Canada has been asked to appear in front of the House of Commons Finance Committee this evening to discuss portions of the budget legislation affecting charities. As you are aware, the 2012 federal budget included provisions on the reporting of political activity that will affect all charities. These measures, while not changing fundamentally the overall rules for operating charities’ political activities, will require additional reporting and establish intermediate sanctions for organizations failing to submit accurate or complete information about any aspect of their annual returns. Testifying in front of the Committee will give us the opportunity to once again emphasize the legitimacy and value of charities’ engagement in public policy.

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  • Lawson Foundation
  • Muttart Foundation
  • RBC Foundation
  • Suncor
  • TD Bank
  • investors group

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