Carters COVID-19 Response

Welcome to Carters Professional Corporation (Carters)

A dynamic 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, intellectual property, copyright and trade-marks, personal injury, privacy, anti-terrorism, real estate, wills & estate administration.

COVID-19 Resources for Charities and NFPs

COVID-19 Resources
Draft Legislative Proposals Regarding Time Limits and Other Periods in Circumstances Due to COVID-19 and Explanatory Notes
Provided by the Department of Justice Canada, current as of May 19, 2020
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New Changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS")
By Terrance S. Carter, Barry W. Kwasniewski and Luis R. Chacin, New Changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS"), May 19, 2020
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Additional Details on Extending Eligibility for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
provided by the Department of Finance Canada, current as of May 15, 2020
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Federal Government Extends the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
provided by the Department of Finance Canada, current as of May 15, 2020
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Ontario Bill 190, COVID-19 Response and Reforms to Modernize Ontario Act, 2020
received Royal Assent, May 12, 2020
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Corporations Canada Releases Application to Delay AGMs Under CNCA Due to COVID-19
provided by Corporations Canada, current as of May 11, 2020
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Corporations Canada Releases Additional Guidance: Annual Meetings of Federal Corporations During the COVID-19 Outbreak
provided by Corporations Canada, current as of May 11, 2020
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Some Ontario Businesses and Workplaces to Reopen on May 4, 2020
News Release provided by the Office of the Premier, current as of May 1, 2020
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Direction and Control: Current Regime and Alternatives
was presented by Terrance S. Carter and Theresa L.M. Man at the Ontario Bar Association's Institute 2020 on February 5, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.
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Ontario PGT Allows Access to Retricted Chairitable Purpose Funds
By Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 470, April 30, 2020.
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COVID-19 Federal Government Support for Charities and NFPs
By Terrance S. Carter and Luis R. Chacin, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 471, April 30, 2020.
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COVID-19 CRA News
by Esther S.J. Oh in Carter Charity & NFP Law Update, April 30, 2020
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COVID-19 Provincial Emergency Relief for AGM and Annual Return Filing Deadlines
by Theresa L.M. Man in Carter Charity & NFP Law Update, April 30, 2020
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Practical Strategies for Dealing with Termination of Contracts in a Pandemic
By Sean S. Carter and Heidi Leblanc, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 472, April 30, 2020.
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Federal Privacy Commissioner Releases Privacy Framework for COVID-19
by Esther Shainblum in Carter Charity & NFP Law Update, April 30, 2020
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Recent News Releases and Publications
Charity & NFP Law Update - May 2020
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Ontario Court of Appeal Overturns Finding of Charitable Purpose Trust
By Jennifer M. Leddy, Terrance S. Carter and Adriel N. Clayton, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 473, May 28, 2020.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - April 2020
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Practical Strategies for Dealing with Termination of Contracts in a Pandemic
By Sean S. Carter and Heidi Leblanc, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 472, April 30, 2020.
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COVID-19 Federal Government Support for Charities and NFPs
By Terrance S. Carter and Luis R. Chacin, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 471, April 30, 2020.
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Ontario PGT Allows Access to Retricted Chairitable Purpose Funds
By Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 470, April 30, 2020.
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Special COVID-19 Edition - Charity & NFP Law Update - March 2020
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Federal and Ontario Measures in Response to COVID-19 Impacting Charities and Not-for-Profits
By Terrance S. Carter and Jacqueline M. Demczur, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 469, March 24, 2020.
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Privacy and Data Security in Response to COVID-19
By Esther Shainblum, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 468, March 24, 2020.
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COVID-19 and the Perfomance of Contracts
By Luis R. Chacin and Adriel N. Clayton, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 467, March 24, 2020.
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NFP Board and Members' Meetings Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
By Theresa L.M. Man, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 466, March 24, 2020.
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Employer Obligations and Considerations in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 465, March 24, 2020.
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Due Diligence by Directors and Officers of Charities and NFPs in Response to COVID-19
By Terrance S. Carter and Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 464, March 24, 2020.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - February 2020
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Privacy Law Update
By Esther Shainblum, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 463, February 27, 2020.
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One Incident of Sexual Harassment Justified Termination for Cause
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 462, February 27, 2020.
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Competition Bureau's Role in Digital Advertising: Implications for Charities and Not-for-Profits
By Terrance S. Carter and Luis R. Chacin, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 461, February 27, 2020.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - January 2020
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Voluntary Association's Constitution and By-Laws Found to be Contractual
By Jacqueline M. Demczur and Esther S.J. Oh. Church Law Bulletin No. 57, January 30, 2020.
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Termination Clause Found to be Void and Unenforceable by the Court of Appeal
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 460, January 30, 2020.
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The CRA's Guidance on Journalism: Clarifying Tax Credits, QCJOs and RJOs
By Terrance S. Carter and Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 459, January 30, 2020.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - November 2019
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Employee Taking Videos of Customer Results in Termination for Cause
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 458, November 28, 2019.
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Recent Developments in Information Technology Law Affecting Charities and NFPs
By Sean S. Carter, Esther Shainblum and Luis R. Chacin, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 457, November 28, 2019.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - October 2019
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Tribunal Awards Considerable Damages for Discriminatory Hiring Practice
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 456, October 31, 2019.
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Proposed New Uniform Public Appeals and Crowdfunding Act
By Terrance S. Carter and Luis R. Chacin, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 455, October 29, 2019.
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Esential Charity Law Update
was presented by Terrance S. Carter at the 2019 CLF National Conference in Mississauga, Ontario, on September 27, 2019.
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Charity & NFP Law Update - September 2019
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Charity & NFP Law Update - August 2019
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Full listing of Publications

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Events & Presentations
Carters Spring 2020 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Fourth of a Series of Seven Webinars was held on May 20, 2020 with a session by Terrance S. Carter entitled "Evolving Trends in Philanthropy: More Than Just Charitable Donations".
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Carters Spring 2020 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Third of a Series of Seven Webinars was held on May 6, 2020 with a session by Theresa L.M. Man entitled "Governance 101 for Charities & NFPs: Back to the Basics".
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Carters Spring 2020 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Second of a Series of Seven Webinars was held on April 29, 2020 with a session by Barry W. Kwasniewski entitled "You Can't Fire Me for That: I'm Off Duty!".
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Carters 2020 Spring Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The first of a Series of Seven Webinars was held on April 15, 2020 with a session by Sepal Bonni entitled "New Trademarks Act Now In Force: What It Means To Your Charity or MFP".
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2019 26th Annual Church & Charity Law Seminar
was held on November 7, 2019. 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 2019 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Sixth of a Series of Six Webinars was held on June 12, 2019 with a session by Esther Shainblum entitled "Critical Privacy Update for Charities and NFPs".
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Spring 2019 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The fifth of a Series of Six Webinars was held on June 5, 2019 with a session by Theresa L.M. Man entitled "The Coming of the ONCA (We Hope) and What to Start Thinking About".
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Spring 2019 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The fourth of a Series of Six Webinars was held on May 29, 2019 with a session by Ryan M. Prendergast entitled "Charities and Politics: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going ".
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Full listing of Publications