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
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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Court Considers Impact of COVID-19, CERB, For Employee Pay-In-Lieu Entitlements
By Barry W. Kwasniewski. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 490, March 24, 2021.
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Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector Releases its First Report
By Theresa L.M. Man and Jacqueline M. Demczur. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 489, March 24, 2021.
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Senator Omidvar Speaks in the Senate to Bill S-222
By Terrance S. Carter and Theresa L.M. Man. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 488, March 18, 2021.
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Bill S-222: Eliminating the ‘own activities’ requirement for charities
By Terrance S. Carter and Theresa L.M. Man, This article was originally published by The Lawyer's Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc. March 16, 2021.
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Report #1 of the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector
Presented to the Canada Revenue Agency, current as of March 12, 2021
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Charity & NFP Law Update February 2021
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Nurse Suspended for Six Years Not Constructively Dismissed, Says OLRB
By Barry W. Kwasniewski. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 487, February 25, 2021.
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BILL S-222 Proposes to Eliminate The “Own Activities” Requirement for Charities
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 486, February 24, 2021.
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Open Letter to Eliminate the “Own Activities” Requirement
Accurate as of February 19,2021
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Charity & NFP Law Update January 2021
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Long Serving Radio Broadcaster Paid 21 Months in Lieu of Notice
By Barry W. Kwasniewski. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 485, January 28, 2021.
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CRA Updates Guidances on Charities Using Intermediaries
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 484, January 28, 2021.
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Carters Law Firm
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Orangeville Office
211 Broadway, PO Box 440
Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
L9W 1K4
Tel: (519) 942-0001
Toll Free: 1-877-942-000

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
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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CBA Charity Law Symposium
is being held virtually on May 14, 2021. Terrance S. Carter will participate in a panel discussion with Susan Manwaring, providing an update on the work of the ACCS Committee with CRA
STEP Canada 23rd National Conference
is being held virtually on June 14 and 15, 2021. Terrance S. Carter will participate in a panel discussion entitled Philosophical Philanthropy on June 15, 2021 from 1:45 to 2:30 pm ET.
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The 2021 Ottawa Region Annual Charity & NFP Law Seminar Materials
Charity & NFP Law Seminar Materials.
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The 2020 Church & Charity Law Webinar
was held on November 5, 2020. The Church & Charity Law Webinar 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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Carters Spring 2020 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The sixth of the Series of seven Webinars was held on June 17, 2020 with a session by Esther S.J. Oh and Sean S. Carter entitled "Managing Sexual Abuse Claims: The New Reality for Churches & Charities".
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Carters Spring 2020 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Fifth of a Series of Seven Webinars was held on June 3, 2020 with a session by Esther Shainblum entitled "Navigating Privacy Breaches for Charities and NFPs".
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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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