A new charity, The Pemsel Case Foundation, has been established
that will be of interest to charities and practitioners in the
sector. The Foundation has been established to conduct
research and advance the public's understanding of the law of
Peter Broder, Executive Director of this new charity, announced
its inception, and its first research publication, as follows:
The Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the attached discussion paper, Charity and Politics
in Canada – A Legal Analysis, by Maurice Cullity Q.C. as our
first research publication. The Honourable Mr. Cullity is a retired
judge of the Ontario Superior Court and former Osgoode Hall law
professor. We are extremely happy that he agreed to take on
this important topic as our first publication.
The Pemsel Case Foundation is a charity registered to
advance public knowledge and understanding in Canada about the law
of qualified donees, registered and common law charities. This will
be done though research, education about legal and regulatory
issues relevant to the Foundation's research, and making amicus
curiae submissions where appropriate.
The paper was released in conjunction with the launch of The
Pemsel Case Foundation website. The website can be found at
Those working in this area know that the development of the case
law relevant to charities would be welcome. It is hoped that
the introduction of The Pemsel Case Foundation may increase the
likelihood of appropriate issues being considered by the
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