Welcome to Carters Professional Corporation (Carters)

A dynamic full service law firm established in Orangeville Ontario in January 2001, with offices also in Ottawa and Toronto. Carters has developed an excellent reputation in the practice areas listed below, with numerous lawyers having been recognized by Lexpert and Best Lawyers as leaders in their areas of practice.

The lawyers and staff at Carters are committed to excellence in providing clients with complete legal solutions for their unique needs. The firm is specialized in church, charity and not-for-profit laws, ADR, civil and commercial litigation; corporate, employment and family law, intellectual property, copyright and trade-marks, personal injury, privacy, anti-terrorism, real estate, wills & estate administration.

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Recent News Releases and Publications
Charity & NFP Law Update - November 2018
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Transcripts of Oral Submission to and Question & Answer Period with the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector
By Terrance S. Carter, Transcripts Oral Submission to and Question & Answer Period with the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector, November 26, 2018.
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Oral Submission to the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector
By Terrance S. Carter, Oral Submission to the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector, November 26, 2018.
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Why Chariies and Not-For-Profits Should Comply With PIPEDA
By Esther Shainblum, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 437, November 29, 2018.
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New Ontario Government Makes Major Changes to ESA
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 436, November 30, 2018.
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Federal Government Releases 2018 Fall Economic Statement
By Theresa L.M. Man and Terrance S. Carter, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 435, November 30, 2018.
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House Committee Report on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
By Nancy E. Claridge, Terrance S. Carter, and Sean S. Carter, AML/ATF and Charity Law Alert No. 48, November 30, 2018.
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New Draft Legislation Permits Public Policy Dialogue by Charities Without Limitation
By Terrance S. Carter and Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 434, November 2, 2018.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - October 2018
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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The Impact of The US-MEXICO-CANADA AGREEMENT (USMCA) On Privacy and IP Issues
By Esther Shainblum and Sepal Bonni, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 433, October 25, 2018.
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CRA Releases Draft Guidance on Charities and Public Policy Advocacy
By Terrance S. Carter and Ryan M. Prendergast*, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 432, October 24, 2018.
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Managing Cannabis in the Workplace in Ontario
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 431, October 23, 2018.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - September 2018
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Tribunal Rules that Eligibility to Work Permanently in Canada is Discriminatory
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 430, September 27, 2018.
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Draft Income Tax Act Changes Proposed for Political Activities by Charities
By Terrance S. Carter and Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 428, September 27, 2018.
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Mandatory Breach of Personal Information Regime Comes Into Effect November 1, 2018
By Esther Shainblum, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 429, September 27, 2018.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - August 2018
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Court Of Appeal: Termination Clause Excludes Common Law Damages
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 427, August 30, 2018.
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Guidance on Social Investments Released by the Ontario PGT
By Terrance S. Carter and Luis R. Chacin, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 426, August 31, 2018.
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Ontario Decision is a Game Changer for Charities and Political Activities
By Jennifer M. Leddy and Terrance S. Carter, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 425, August 30, 2018.
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Guidance of the Public Guardian and Trustee: Charities and Social Investments
with permission from the Ontario Public Guardian and Trustee ("PGT"), current as of August 30, 2018.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - June 2018
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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SCC Upholds Denial of Accreditation of Trinity Western Due To Mandatory Covenant
By Terrance S. Carter, Jennifer M. Leddy and Adriel N. Clayton. Church Law Bulletin No. 55, June 28, 2018.
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Supreme Court Upholds Religious Autonomy in Wall Decision
By Terrance S. Carter, Sean Carter and Theresa L.M. Man. Church Law Bulletin No. 54, June 28, 2018.
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Reduced Employee Benefits After Age 65 Found to be Discriminatory
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 424, June 28, 2018.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - May 2018
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Employer not Liable for Sexual Assault
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 423, May 31, 2018.
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New Online Guidelines from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
By Esther Shainblum, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 422, May 31, 2018.
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OPGT Releases Guidance on Payments to Directors
By Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 421, May 31, 2018.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - April 2018
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Carters Law Firm
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Tel: (519) 942-0001

Ottawa Office
Tel: (613) 235-4774

Toronto Office
Tel: (416) 675-3766

 

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Events & Presentations
The 25th Annual - 2018 Church & Charity Law Seminar
was held on November 8, 2018. The Church & Charity Law Seminar is designed to assist churches and charities in understanding developing trends in the law in order to reduce unnecessary exposure to legal liability.
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Spring 2018 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Sixth of a Series of Six Webinars was held on May 30, 2018 with a session by Esther S.J. Oh entitled "Drafting By-laws: Pitfalls to Avoid".
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Spring 2018 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The fifth of a Series of Six Webinars was held on May 30, 2018 with a session by Ryan M. Prendergast entitled "Remuneration of Directors of Charities: What's New?".
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Spring 2018 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The fourth of a Series of Six Webinars was held on May 9, 2018 with a session by Esther Shainblum entitled "Critical Privacy Issues Involving Children's Programs".
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Spring 2018 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The third of a Series of Six Webinars was held on April 25, 2018 with a session by Theresa L.M. Man entitled "Recent Changes in Corporate Law Affecting Federal and Ontario Corporations".
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Spring 2018 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The second of a Series of Six Webinars was held on April 6, 2018 with a session by Barry W. Kwasniewski entitled "The Impact of Bill 148 on Charities and Not-for-Profits".
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Spring 2018 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The first of a Series of Six Webinars was held on March 28, 2018 with a session by Terrance S. Carter entitled "The Expanding Investment Spectrum for Charities, Including Social Investments".
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The Ottawa Region 2018 Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Seminar
was held on February 15, 2018. The Ottawa Region Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Seminar is designed to assist charities and not-for-profits in understanding developing trends in the law in order to reduce unnecessary exposure to legal liability.
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Full listing of Publications