Archive for the ‘Philanthropy/Charitable Giving’ Category

CHARITY, POLITICS AND HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Today's blog was written by Adam Parachin, Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario. The CRA’s ongoing audits of political advocacy by charities have brought renewed media and other attention to the legal distinction between charity and politics. The audits have given rise to some unusual drama for the Canadian charitable sector, ...

A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

My general philosophy on estate planning, particularly charitable gift planning, is to involve a client’s children in the discussion. I recognize that adopting this philosophy in some family situations may not always be appropriate. In general, though, transparency and participation in the process can go a long way to bridging ...

It’s A Brave and Wired New World

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

I had the pleasure of entering a brand new world located at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, part of Canada’s largest research hospital, University Health Network (UHN). This grouping of researchers are working on developing new treatments, technologies and devices to keep us (seniors or soon to be seniors) living ...