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What If Charities Go Silent?

Trish L. Hennessy | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada
Trish L. Hennessy

2012-10-11-nonspeak.jpgWhile you're reading this, nearly two million employees are busy trying to make our world a little bit better through their work at Canada's more than eighty thousand registered charitable organizations. Until recently, few of us have had a reason to think about charities beyond the value of their good works. However, a deep chill has settled upon Canada's non-profit sector as a result of a federal initiative to ensure that the Canada Revenue Agency more rigorously monitors the activities of charitable organizations.