Columnists
Prime Minister Trudeau speaks with media in the Foyer of the House of Commons. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Ole Hendrickson | The Trudeau government has decided to appeal the Ontario Superior Court ruling that would have allowed charities to do their work on behalf of Canadians, free from political harassment.
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Canada Revenue Agency building. Photo: Chris Fournier/Flickr
Pro Bono, Brian Iler | The Ontario Superior Court's decision this week was a huge relief to those many charities that suffered through Stephen Harper's politically motivated Canada Revenue Agency audits.
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Education Minister David Eggen tabled new legislation in the Alberta legislature November 2, 2017 to support students by ensuring they can safely join or form gay-straight and queer-straight alliances. Photo: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Public documents and website postings show some of the sources of the so-called Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms' money.
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Yves Engler | The campaign to revoke the JNF's charitable status is simply a call for the Canadian state to stop subsidizing an explicitly racist, colonial, institution.
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Karl Nerenberg | Answering a question about Voices-Voix's Dismantling Democracy report Public Safety Minister Blaney hurled the accusation of "terrorism." Where did that come from?
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Francella Fiallos | Alternatives, a foreign-aid charity, faces an uncertain future after it lost its charitable status due to increased pressure from the government to target the political activities of charities.
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Redeye Collective | The Voices-Voix coalition shows how the federal government has undermined democratic institutions, eroded free speech, and deliberately silenced individuals who disagree with their policies.
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David J. Climenhaga | It should deeply concern law-abiding and tax-paying Canadians that the Canada Revenue Agency turns a blind eye to misleading claims by the Fraser Institute in its tax filings.
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Trish Hennessy | What happens to our democracy when the voices of Canada's charitable organizations, the social conscience of this country, go silent?
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Paula Boutis, Pro Bono | The issue of paying fundraisers in the context of charitable donations has been a controversial one for some time. Charities are obligated to devote their resources exclusively to charitable purposes.
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Finance Minister Jim Flaherty
David J. Climenhaga | Supporters of the Harper Government's campaign to use tax laws to de-fund its opponents need to be careful what they wish for. They might just get it!
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David J. Climenhaga | The time has come to shine a light on the fiscal operations of all organizations that benefit from taxpayer-paid subsidies, enjoy charitable status or attempt to influence public policy.