Posts by Iler Campbell LLP

“Species at Risk” Legislation In Ontario and Canada

November 8th, 2012 by Iler Campbell LLP

Paula Boutis and our articling student, Jessica Weizenbluth, recently authored a paper on species at risk legislation which Paula presented as part of the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Six Minute Environmental Lawyer 2012. The paper and presentation provide an overview of the laws on the books, how they have been applied, case law, and where the legislation is going from here. Download the paper and presentation here.

Announcing Tools Conference 2012

October 11th, 2012 by Iler Campbell LLP

Our one-day conference for non-profits, charities, co-ops and community groups is back! Each year we attempt to offer real help with what we think are the biggest issues facing our clients at a cost that we hope makes it possible for everyone to attend.

Join us at Oakham House in downtown Toronto on November 22. Educate yourself and your team on important legal and accounting issues: prepare for new legislation, stay on top of the latest trends, brush up on topics of perennial issue and more.

See toolsconference.ca for full details and to register.

ONN: Breaking New Ground: Outcomes from Government-Sector Open for Business Roundtable

September 18th, 2012 by Iler Campbell LLP

The Ontario Nonprofit Network announces their full support for the Open for Business not-for-profit sector final report:

Jointly led by the Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation and the ONN, the Open for Business sector strategy resulted in solutions within five key areas that will both streamline government-sector public benefit services in Ontario and foster new opportunities for the nonprofit sector to create community wealth across the province.

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Brian on Organizing Renewable Energy Community Power Projects

September 18th, 2012 by Iler Campbell LLP

Brian is a speaker at the Ontario Nonprofit Network Conference, Friday, September 28, 2012. He’ll be participating in a half day session on organizing renewable energy community power projects where he’ll be speaking on contracting to implement community power projects. It will be held at Victoria College and costs just $35 to attend.

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Join us for a free workshop on the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act 2012

August 7th, 2012 by Iler Campbell LLP

Learn how to use the new Canadian Environmental Assessment Act 2012 and proposed regulations.  This is your chance to ask experienced environmental lawyers Paula Boutis and Laura Bowman how the new legislation works and what to expect.  This 2‑hour nuts and bolts presentation will help you feel confident using and participating in this completely new process.

Who should attend? 

  • Environmental consultants
  • Environmental NGOs
  • Planners
  • Municipal staff

What does it cost?

  • Free of charge

When and where?

  • August 22, 4:30 – 6:30 PM
  • Iler Campbell’s offices:
    150 John Street, 7th Floor
    Toronto M5V 3E3

R.S.V.P.
RSVP to Andrea Eggleton
[email protected]
or by phone at (416) 598-0103.
Space is limited.

Tax court confirms “connecting factors test” for on-Reserve income tax exemption

July 30th, 2012 by Iler Campbell LLP

On July 7th 2012, the Tax Court of Canada (the Court) handed down its decision in Dickie v The Queen regarding a reassessment of a status Indian operating a proprietorship from Fort Nelson Indian Reserve (the Reserve).  Mr. Dickie operated a business clearing and slashing timber on contract for oil and gas companies to conduct seismic surveys of the land. While he accepted some contract work that took place on the Reserve, an overwhelming majority of his business came from work conducted off Reserve.

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