Submissions from Charities to the Government Consultations

Canadian charities are telling the government their views on how charity law should change. Below find a sample of submissions from some of Canada’s leading charities.

Centre for Free Expression
The Centre for Free Expression at Ryerson University is a hub for public education, research and advocacy on free expression and the public’s right to know. The centre’s work is undertaken in collaboration with academic and community-based organizations across Canada and internationally. Read the Centre for Free Expression’s submission here.

Environmental Defence
Environmental Defence challenges and inspires change in government, business and people to ensure a greener, healthier and more prosperous life for all. Read Environmental Defence’s submission here.

Based in Montreal and with offices in Quebec City and Ottawa, Équiterre helps build a social movement by encouraging individuals, organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a spirit of solidarity. Read Équiterre’s submission.

KAIROS is an ecumenical movement for ecological justice and human rights. A charitable joint venture administered by the United Church of Canada, it was formed in 2001 by bringing together over 10 previous inter-church coalitions. Read the submission from KAIROS.

West Coast Environmental Law
West Coast Environmental Law works with communities, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and all levels of governments, including First Nations governments, to develop proactive legal solutions to protect and sustain the environment. Read West Coast Environmental Law’s submission.

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