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.

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COVID-19 Resources for Charities & NFPs
COVID-19 Resources for Charities & NFPs
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Recent News Releases and Publications
Ontario Moves Into Step 1 of Reopening Regulations
By Carters, June 11, 2021.
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Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on National Finance re: Bill S-222
By Terrance S. Carter. Charity Resource June 1, 2021.
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Charity & NFP Law Update May 2021
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Upholds ‘Full and Final’ Release
By Barry W. Kwasniewski. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 496, May 27, 2021.
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Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector Releases Report #2
By Theresa L.M. Man and Jacqueline M. Demczur. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 495, May 27, 2021.
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SCC: Voluntary Association Membership Not Automatically Contractual
By Jacqueline M. Demczur, Esther S.J. Oh and Sean S. Carter. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 494, May 27, 2020.
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Open Call to Apply to Become a Member of the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector
By the Canada Revenue Agency, application deadline of May 21, 2021
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Report #2 of the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector
Presented to the Canada Revenue Agency, current as of April 28, 2021
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Charity & NFP Law Update April 2021
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Pregnancy a Factor for Court in Reasonable Notice Decision
By Barry W. Kwasniewski. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 493, April 29, 2021.
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FEDERAL BUDGET 2021: Impact on Charities and Not-for-Profits
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man, Ryan M. Prendergast, Esther Shainblum, Luis R. Chacin, and Sean S. Carter. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 492, April 17, 2021.
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Government Responds to Recommendations of Senate Report on Charities & NFP Sector
By Terrance S. Carter and Esther S.J. Oh. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 491, April 17, 2021.
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Government of Ontario Extends Temporary Suspension Period Permitting Virtual Meetings
By Government of Ontario, April 6, 2021.
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Government of Canada responds to the Report of the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector
By Government of Canada, March 31, 2021.
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Charity & NFP Law Update March 2021
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Carters Law Firm
Barristers, Solicitors, Lawyers and Trademark Agents

Orangeville Office
211 Broadway, PO Box 440
Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
L9W 1K4
Tel: (519) 942-0001
Toll Free: 1-877-942-0001

Ottawa Office
117 Centrepointe Drive, Suite 350
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K2G 5X3
Tel: (613) 235-4774
Toll Free: 1-866-388-9596

Toronto Office
67 Yonge Street, Suite 1402
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5E 1J8
Tel: (416) 594-1616
Toll Free: 1-877-942-0001

 
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Presentations
STEP Canada 23rd National Conference
was held virtually on June 14 and 15, 2021. Terrance S. Carter participated in a panel discussion entitled Philosophical Philanthropy on June 15, 2021 from 1:45 to 2:30 pm ET.
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YWCA Canada
is hosting a webinar on June 10, 2021 presented by Theresa L.M. Man, entitled Governance 101 for Charities: Back to the Basics, Including Governance Issues and Directors' Fiduciary Duties,
Carters Spring 2021 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Fourth of the Series of four Webinars was held on May 25, 2021 with a session by Esther Shainblum entitled "Outsourcing and Transfers of Personal Information for Charities and NFPs".
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Carters Spring 2021 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The third of the Series of four Webinars was held on May 18, 2021 with a session by Theresa L.M. Man entitled "Getting Ready for the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA)".
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Not-For-Profit Law & Governance in the Creative Industries
was hosted by GeneratorTO and Artists' Legal Advice Services (ALAS) on May 11, 2021. Moderator was Catherine Lovrics and the panelists included Terrance S. Carter, Carol Hansell, and Jane Marsland.
Carters Spring 2021 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The second of the Series of four Webinars was held on May 4, 2021 with a session by Jacqueline M. Demczur entitled "Donor Advised Funds: An Overview and Legal Implications".
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Carters Spring 2021 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The first of the Series of four Webinars was held on April 27, 2021 with a session by Terrance S. Carter entitled "Spring Charity & NFP Law Update, Including Federal Budget 2021".
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Christian Legal Fellowship Webinar
was held on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Terrance S. Carter presented on the topic of Essential Charity Law Update.
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