Oxfam Canada

Type: Organization
Name: Oxfam Canada
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Charitable audits are suspicious

Editor:The Canada Revenue Agency—which appears to have become an arm of the PMO—is currently auditing several Canadian charities, looking for suspect "political activity."The list of targets include Amnesty International Canada, the United Church of Canada's ... [Published Peninsula News - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Tyee – Yoga Mogul Has Critics in a Knot

Chip Wilson's provocative words on child labour and garment workers put Lululemon under scrutiny.The Tyee.caIt takes a very brave man to walk into a conference promoting sustainable local economies and give a speech on the merits of child labour and outsourcing ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

The LINK Online Sat. Sept.13, 2014

Your hosts this week are Wojtek Gwiazda, Lynn Desjardins, and Marc MontgomeryCanada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson and Chief of Defence Staff Tom Lawson testified Tuesday (September 9) before a Hosue of Commons comittee ... [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

The world is failing Syrians three ways, says Oxfam

@*@ SingleA Syrian refugee girl weeps during the visit of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to Khaldeh, Lebanon, on June 19, 2014. Lebanon, home to 4.5 million people, is struggling to cope with the presence of more than 1 million refugee ... [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Syria failed 'on every front' by international community

The war in Syria has created millions of refugees and killed more than 191,000 people in the last three years, yet the international response is failing in terms of aid, resettlement offers and the continuation of arms transfers, Oxfam says in a report ... [Published CBC - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Canada Revenue Agency auditing charitable organizations

The Canada Revenue Agency—which appears to have become an arm of the PMO—is currently auditing several Canadian charities, looking for suspect "political activity." The list of targets include Amnesty International Canada, the United Church of Canada's ... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Andrew Coyne: Preferred tax status corrupts the definition of charity and should be abolished

It has been no summer of love for Canada’s charities. A number of prominent charitable groups, among them PEN Canada, Environmental Defence Canada, Amnesty International Canada and the David Suzuki Foundation, have faced audits by the Canada Revenue ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Canadas femicide epidemic brings new calls for inquiry

The Independent Sunday 24th August, 2014Campaigners have described Ms Fontaine's death as symptomatic of an ongoing "undercurrent of racism and sexism". Oxfam Canada has said that she is just one casualty of an "epidemic of femicide".Manitoba's aboriginal ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Announcement of Press Conference - Peoples Social Forum - Thousands of Activists Meet in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The organizers of the Peoples Social Forum, taking place in Ottawa from August 21 24, 2014, invites the media to a press conference tomorrow, Friday August 22 at 10:00 am.Participants at the press conference : Alexa ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

United Nations celebrates ‘humanitarian heroes’

@*@ SingleAnn Witteveen in South Sudan with Oxfam Public Health Officer, Elizabeth (far left) and family who are living in the Minkamman refugee camp. Witteveen describes the joys and sorrows of humanitarian work.Photo Credit: Oxfam Canada By Lynn Desjardins ... [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Charity audits rightfully concerning

Your editorial regarding Victoria MP Murray Rankin, and his efforts to have a summer meeting of a parliamentary meeting to clarify the criteria for auditing charities for their political activities, is timely and troubling.The Canada Revenue Agency has ... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Government uneasy about Canadian giving

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”That old non-metric cliché is easy to dismiss because it is, well, a cliché. But it crops up in the oddest places, like in the contretemps between Oxfam Canada and the charities directorate of Canada Revenue ... [Published Gulf Islands Driftwood - Aug 14 2014]

Quotes

On July 25, NDP MP Paul Dewar (Official Opposition Critic for Foreign Affairs) said of the Harper government: "What I see here is more of a crass ideological campaign against some of our proudest and most effective organizations."
"I look at it the same way the WTO does it, and that is that the single easiest way to spread wealth around the world is to have poor countries pull themselves out of poverty" Wilson told The Tyee
"A handful of governments in the region as well as certain permanent members of the UN Security Council, are providing weapons to parties in Syria, and a number of other countries have ambiguous policies in this respect" the report says

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Charitable audits are suspicious [Published Peninsula News - Sep 14 2014]
The Tyee – Yoga Mogul Has Critics in a Knot [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 14 2014]
The LINK Online Sat. Sept.13, 2014 [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 13 2014]
The world is failing Syrians three ways, says O... [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 09 2014]
Syria failed 'on every front' by international ... [Published CBC - Sep 09 2014]
Letter: Canada Revenue Agency auditing charitab... [Published BCLocalNews.com - Sep 05 2014]
NUPGE's 16th Leadership Development School char... [Published National Union of Public & General Employees - Aug 29 2014]
Andrew Coyne: Preferred tax status corrupts the... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 28 2014]
Canadas femicide epidemic brings new calls for ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 24 2014]
Announcement of Press Conference - Peoples Soci... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
Announcement of Press Conference - Peoples Soci... [Published Canada NewsWire - Aug 21 2014]
Councillors consider legal action against accus... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 21 2014]
United Nations celebrates ‘humanitarian heroes’ [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 19 2014]
LETTER: Charity audits rightfully concerning [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Government uneasy about Canadian giving [Published Gulf Islands Driftwood - Aug 14 2014]
South Sudan: Humanitarian Coalition: South Suda... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 2014]
Save Bangladesh & you Save the World: Give Gree... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 10 2014]
Philippines: Three months after typhoon Haiyan [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 06 2014]
Jason Kenney takes a jab at Oxfam charity for I... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 05 2014]
Today’s letters: A principled stand, not lost i... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 01 2014]
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Andrew Coyne: Preferred tax status corrupts the... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 28 2014]
It has been no summer of love for Canada’s charities. A number of prominent charitable groups, among them PEN Canada, Environmental Defence Canada, Amnesty International Canada and the David Suzuki Foundation, have faced audits by the Canada Revenue ...
South Sudan: Humanitarian Coalition: South Suda... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 2014]
Source: Humanitarian CoalitionCountry: South Sudan On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, the Humanitarian Coalition is extremely concerned by the rapidly rising demand for emergency assistance as well as the shortfall in funding required ...
Save Bangladesh & you Save the World: Give Gree... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 10 2014]
(By Paul Rogers) Recent examples of short-term climate disruption have done much to bring the overall issue of climate change up the political agenda. In responding to what will be one of the key challenges of the next decades – well beyond the 15-year ...
Philippines: Three months after typhoon Haiyan [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 06 2014]
Source: Humanitarian CoalitionCountry: Philippines Total funds raised by Emergency Appeals Alliance (EAA) members for Typhoon Haiyan survivors amount to more than $337 million (CAD). The organizations have already allocated more than $124 million for ...
Jason Kenney takes a jab at Oxfam charity for I... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 05 2014]
One of Canada’s largest charities has found itself on the defensive after being singled out by a federal Conservative cabinet minister over its opposition to Israeli settlements. The apparent flap between Employment Minister Jason Kenney and international ...
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