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Managing Change: Solutions to Strengthen Your Organization

CCVO has developed a opportunity for nonprofit organizations to participate in a management consulting project through a partnership with the MBA program of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. This project will allow organizations to draw upon the expertise of an advanced class of MBA students who wish to gain knowledge and experience in consulting and change management.

CCVO announces new President and CEO

Randy Paquette, Chair of the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations’ Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of David J. Mitchell as the new President and CEO of CCVO.

Budget 2017 Holds the Line on Spending

Budget 2017-18 holds the line on spending as Alberta enters the third year of economic downturn. The budget maintains spending on front-line public services, which is consistent with what the government had signaled leading up to yesterday’s release.

Lobbyists Act – Call to Action

In December 2016, the Office of the Ethics Commissioner, who oversees the Lobbyists Registry, recommended significant changes to the Lobbyists Act. The recommendations call for removal of the exemption for public-benefit nonprofits. The removal of the current exemption would layer an additional administrative burden on Alberta’s public benefit nonprofits, including charities.

CRA Political Activities Submission

CCVO has provided its feedback on the CRA consultation on charities’ political activities. In it, we support the recommendations made by Imagine Canada as they relate to the Income Tax Act.

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