Time to take necessary steps for a more inclusive charitable sector
The Income Tax Act, which was enacted in the 1950s, needs to be amended because it’s a form of systemic racism that limits the participation of BIPOC organizations.
Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier is pictured in Ottawa on Sept. 15, 2020. The Canada Revenue Agency requires charities who work with non-charities to exercise ‘direction and control’ over them, which Sen. Ratna Omidvar writes need to change. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade