Updated charity form to deliver new investment data to Canadian government — but is it enough?

Why It Matters

The Canada Revenue Agency has updated the T3010 form every charity must fill out annually. It will add time to the reporting process, but will it offer enough transparency?

After a banner year in 2021, Canadian giving ‘normalizes’ in 2022 — and four other findings from new federal donation data

Why It Matters

The number of Canadian donors has declined for over a decade. But in 2022, the total amount of tax-receipted donations dropped, too. Is it part of a broader trend or just a one-year dip?

The B.C. pilot project that prevents affordable housing loss

Why It Matters

Between 2016 and 2021, B.C. lost nearly 100,000 rental units priced below $1,000 monthly. For every new affordable rental home built in B.C., four more are lost to investors, conversions, demolition and rent increases, and new affordable units do not compensate for the loss of existing ones. The situation is similar in every Canadian province.