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
Ontario Transitioning to Modified Colour-Coded Response Framework
By Carters, February 17, 2021
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COVID-19 Measures and Restrictions in Ontario
By Terrance S. Carter and Luis R. Chacin in Carter Charity & NFP Law Update, January 28, 2021
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COVID-19 Corporate Update
By Theresa L.M. Man in Carter Charity & NFP Law Update, January 28, 2021
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Ontario Extends Infectious Disease Emergency Leave for Workplaces
By Barry W. Kwasniewski in Carter Charity & NFP Law Update, January 28, 2021
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Ontario Church Unsuccessful in Bid for Interim Injunction Against COVID-19 Regulation
By Jennifer M. Leddy in Carter Charity & NFP Law Update, January 28, 2021
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Recent News Releases and Publications
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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New Comprehensive Guidance for Charities on Advancement of Education From CRA
By Jacqueline M. Demczur. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 483, January 28, 2021.
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New CRA Guidance on Relief of Poverty and Charitable Registration
By Ryan M. Prendergast. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 482, January 28, 2021.
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CRA Announces New and Updated Guidance Documents
By Carters, November 30, 2020
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Charity & NFP Law Update November 2020
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020
By Esther Shainblum and Luis R. Chacin. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 481, November 26, 2020.
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COVID-19 Update: Recent Federal and Ontario Special Measures
By Terrance S. Carter, Luis R. Chacin and Barry W. Kwasniewski. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 480, November 26, 2020.
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Charity & NFP Law Update October 2020
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Supreme Court Awards Over $1M Damages for Pay in Lieu of Notice
By Barry W. Kwasniewski. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 479, October 29, 2020.
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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: 1-877-942-000

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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Events & Presentations
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.
individual presentations here

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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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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 the Series of 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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