Democratic Renewal

Submission from the Broadbent Institute to the Canada Revenue Agency’s online consultation on charities’ political activities


It's time to bring clarity to the current rules regulating political activity of charities. This brief to the federal government, part of the Canada Revenue Agency's online consultation, proposes a way to do that, as well as highlights how the biased scrutiny and targeted auditing of certain types of charities has undermined public trust in the CRA’s fairness, its independence, and the continued risk of further politicized interference.

Download CRA Policy Submisson -- Report