Technical Issues Working Group

Since 2004, the Technical Issues Working Group has played the important role of advising the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on issues related to the regulation of registered charities.     

Mandate

The Technical Issues Working Group provides a forum to identify and resolve technical and policy issues related to registered charities, the Income Tax Act, and common law. The Working Group meets twice a year.

Composition 

The Working Group has representatives from the CRA, the Department of Finance Canada, and the charities sector. Sector representatives include individuals from national umbrella organizations for charities, registered charities, professional associations, as well as accounting and legal experts.  

Listed below are the names of the members for the 2018 to 2019 term and the names of related organizations:

List of 2018-2019 members
Name Related organization
Amy Avis, Ontario Lawyer, specializing in charity law
Mark Blumberg, Ontario Lawyer, specializing in charity law
Peter Broder, Alberta Imagine Canada
Marina Glogovac, Ontario Canada Helps
Linda Godel, Ontario Past Chair of the Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section, Canadian Bar Association 
Laird Hunter, Alberta Philanthropic Foundations Canada
Luke Johnson, British Columbia Lawyer, specializing in charity law
Craig Lillico, Ontario Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
Susan Manwaring, Ontario Chair of the Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section, Canadian Bar Association 
Margaret Mason, British Columbia Lawyer, specializing in charity law
Bryan McLean, Ontario Former director in the CRA Charities Directorate
Deina Warren, Ontario Canadian Council of Christian Charities
Adam Parachin, Ontario Law professor, specializing in charity law
Pam Prior, British Columbia Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
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