The purpose of this paper is to examine the LRA and to outline the obligations placed upon charitable organisations. Secondly, we will examine the relationship between the LRA and charitable tax status.
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The purpose of the Draft Community Charter is to provide more autonomy to, and require accountability from, municipalities. This allows municipalities to craft place-specific solutions that respond to local conditions.
We agree with the authors of the Discussion Paper that there are some significant problems with the current Act and its regulations.
The impacts of the Forest and Range Practices Act will be:
On September 21, 2002, the BC government announced a sweeping review of the Waste Management Act, the law that regulates polluters in BC.
Changes discussed in the first of three discussion papers could mean that:
This brief contains the comments of West Coast Environmental Law in regard to the Interim Report of the Advisory Panel on Contaminated Sites, released on September 3, 2002. The panel was appointed by Joyce Murray, Minister of Water, Land and Air
In its first year the provincial government made sweeping changes to budgets, laws and policies that will impact the BC environment for years to come. It has reduced the scope and influence of government in British Columbians’ daily lives, initiating
Recent initiatives indicate that the government intends to shift the delivery of services from the public to the private sector in areas that have traditionally been off limits.
The BC government introduced Bill 54 in the Legislature May 15th; this Bill amends 23 different statutes. Our focus here is on amendments to 3 laws that will have an impact on how the mining industry conducts itself in BC.