Backgrounder for Talk on the Political Purposes Doctrine

Author: Kathryn Chan, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, Victoria

This paper from the 2014 Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Conference (November 2014) summarizes the political purposes doctrine and its particular operation in Canadian charity law. It also includes recent case law and some references to further resources.

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