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Corporate and Practice Manual for Charities and Not-For-Profit Corporations (ProView online only)
By: R. Jane Burke-Robertson, B.SOC.SCI, LL.B., Terrance S. Carter, B.A., LL.B, TEP, TRADE-MARK AGENT, Theresa L.M. Man, B.SC., M.MUS., LL.B., LL.M.
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Obtain Complete Coverage of the Incorporation Process, Corporate Maintenance and Practice Issues

Corporate and Practice Manual for Charitable and Not-for-Profit Corporations examines the process of incorporating non-share capital corporations for federal, provincial, and territorial corporations.

It covers all aspects of corporate maintenance, including membership issues; directors' and officers' duties and liability; corporate records; annual members meetings; directors' meetings; audit requirements; record keeping and reporting; federal and provincial jurisdiction changes such as amalgamation, continuance, changing the charter and by-laws, and dissolution.

And it examines select practice issues relevant to the operation of charitable and not-for-profit corporations, including charities operating outside of Canada; intellectual property; provincial investment power; privacy law; fundraising, issues when drafting restricted charitable purpose trusts; anti-terrorism and money laundering issues for charities; and a discussion on the need for a practice approach to advising charities.

Stay Current with the Latest Legislation
You'll benefit from current insight on the requirements of the new Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and Ontario Not-for-profit Corporations Act, 2010.

Benefit from the Insight of a Leading Team of Experts
Take advantage of expert guidance from three renowned authors who have been recognized by Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada. You'll get access to insight acquired from more than 70 years of combined experience advising thousands of Canadian charities and not-for-profit corporations.

Develop a Proactive Approach to Advising Charities and Not-for-Profit Corporations
You'll benefit from a straightforward approach to the different areas of law impacting charities and nonprofit corporations. Corporate and Practice Manual for Charitable and Not-for-Profit Corporations offers the comprehensive coverage, current legislation and expert insight that will help you take charge of your clients' issues, quickly and confidently.

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About the Author
Jane Burke-Robertson (deceased) was a partner with Carters Professional Corporation (Carters), and practiced exclusively in the area of charity and not-for-profit law. Jane's expertise was recognized by colleagues, as evidenced through repeated inclusions in both Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada, as well as being awarded the Best Lawyers in Canada 2013 Lawyer of the Year Award for Ottawa for Trusts and Estates. In 2011, Jane was awarded the Ontario Bar Association Charity and Not-for-Profit Law John Hodgson Award for outstanding professionalism and volunteerism. Primarily advising charities and not-for-profit organizations, Ms. Burke-Robertson's practice included incorporation and registration of charities under the Income Tax Act, international agency relationships and charitable joint ventures, affiliation agreements, strategic alliances, foundations and other vehicles for fundraising purposes, issues related to special act corporations and various other types of not-for-profit corporations. She was also highly experienced in dealing with membership disputes, board and membership control issues, structural considerations in national and international charitable and not-for-profit organizations, mergers, amalgamations and continuances. Ms. Burke-Robertson authored a number of publications, including as a co-author of "Non-Share Capital Corporations" (Carswell), and was a contributor to Industry Canada's Primer for Directors of Not-for-Profit Corporations. Ms. Burke-Robertson was a frequent speaker and lecturer on charitable and not-for-profit matters and had written extensively in this subject area.

Terrance S. Carter, as the Managing Partner of Carters, practices in the area of charity and not-for-profit law, and has been recognized as a leading expert in Canada by Lexpert and The Best Lawyers in Canada, as well as being awarded the Best Lawyers' 2014 Toronto Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year". Mr. Carter is a registered Trade-mark Agent and acts as legal counsel to the Toronto office of the national law firm Fasken Martineau on charitable matters. Mr. Carter is a past member of the Technical Issues Working Group of Canada Revenue Agency's Charities Directorate, a member of the Government Relations Committee of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners as well as the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a member of the Imagine Canada's Technical Advisory Committee, a past member of CRA's Charity Advisory Committee, a member of and past Chair of the Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), past Chair of the Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA), and was the 2002 recipient of the AMS - John Hodgson Award of the OBA for charity and not-for-profit law. Mr. Carter is an author of numerous publications and a frequent speaker in Canada and internationally on legal issues involving charities and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Carter is also the editor of, and contributor to,, and, as well as Chair of the annual Church & Charity Law™ Seminar, and past chair of the CBA National Charity Law Symposium. In addition, Mr. Carter is the 2019 winner of the Jane Burke-Robertson Award of Excellence in Charity and Not-for-Profit Law.

Theresa L.M. Man, B.SC., M.MUS., LL.B., LL.M., is a partner in Carters Professional Corporation and practices in the area of charity and not-for-profit law, with a focus on not-for-profit corporate law. Ms. Man is recognized as a leading expert in charity and not-for-profit law in Canada by both Lexpert and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Ms. Man advises on charity and non-profit matters, including incorporation, reorganization, amalgamation, asset merger, restructuring, corporate governance, multiple corporate structures, affiliation and association agreements, dissolution, gift planning, facility and property use, fundraising, non-profit organization operations and tax status. Ms. Man is chair of the Canadian Bar Association Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section and a member of the Executive of the Charity and Not-for-Profit Section of the Ontario Bar Association.  She has been actively involved with and is a legal advisor to numerous charities.  She has been a speaker at various seminars, including the Annual Church & Charity Law™ Seminar and seminars hosted by the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Association of Gift Planners, and Imagine Canada (Charity Tax Tools), among others. She has written on charity and taxation issues for various publications, including The Lawyers WeeklyThe PhilanthropistHilborn:ECS, and Charity Law Bulletin.

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