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Unfair or Unwanted? Competition Between Charities and Nonprofit Businesses in Canada

As Canadian charities face a long-term crisis of financial sustainability, they are looking at ways to increase earned income. At the same time, for-profit businesses have become more active in areas once thought to be the unique domain of charities. 

This discussion paper, by Chief Economist Brian Emmett, argues that for-profit businesses and charities co-exist in many markets, both benefiting from government support, and that tax policy has little, if any, effect on market shares and earnings of for-profit businesses.

Released in January 2019.

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Unfair or Unwanted? Competition Between Charities and Nonprofit Businesses in Canada
Imagine Canada Annual Report 2018

We are implementing a long-term plan to fundamentally improve the operating environment for all charities and nonprofits, working together with sector leaders.

How do we change the very system in which we operate? How can we ensure that charities and nonprofit organizations thrive?

We do it together – by drawing upon sector voices, insights and talents: our collective strength.

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Financial Statement 2018

The public portion of Imagine Canada's Registered Charity Information Return (T3010) can be accessed through the Canada Revenue Agency. 

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