Canada Summer Jobs controversy could affect charitable status, warns Raitt
OTTAWA — The Canada Summer Jobs attestation controversy has put the charitable status of many organizations at risk, a former Conservative cabinet minister warns.
“I am sounding the alarm right now,” MP Lisa Raitt told the House of Commons on March 1. “We could be in for a major problem with charitable status in this country and ripping the carpet out from so many vulnerable people who depend on charities and their good work.”
Raitt said she was worried about “legislative creep” that could affect the charitable status of churches and organizations that already gone through “an incredibly in-depth” process to show