On September 10, 2019, the federal government announced the appointment of the first ever federal Pay Equity Commissioner. The Pay Equity Commissioner’s role is to provide leadership and direction for the administration and enforcement of the new federal Pay Equity Act (the “Act”). The Act establishes a new pay equity regime which is aimed at reducing gender based pay discrimination by ensuring all federally regulated employers take proactive steps to ensure they are providing equal pay for equal value.read more
The CRA’s Revised Fundraising Guidelines: Legislation Needed
In April 2012, the CRA released Guidance CG-013 (revising CPS-028, June 2009), setting out in detail its interpretation of the fundraising rules applicable to registered charities. However, these guidelines are not sufficiently backed by legislation to achieve their purpose.
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Published in the Canadian Tax Focus, Volume 2, Number 3, August 2012