MPs facing pressure over Canada Summer Jobs funding
As concern grows about the impact the Canada Summer Jobs attestation could have on charitable status, groups are urging their constituents to keep up the pressure on their MPs.
Warnings about impacts on charitable status reached a crescendo in a debate March 1 in the House of Commons on a Conservative Motion put forward by MP Karen Vecchio asking the House to agree that “organizations that engage in non-political activist work” be able to “access” CSJ funding whether or not they sign the attestation. That motion will come to a vote on March 19.
MP Karen Vecchio
“This is a huge issue