Risk

Cyber security and privacy risk: Vulnerability in the nonprofit and charitable sector

Written By: BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd.
February 7, 2018

Is your organization at risk of a cyber security or data breach?

New “Tort of Harassment” allows employees to sue for damages

Written By: Donna Marshall, M.A., Counselling Psychology
November 15, 2017

New rulings by the Ontario Superior Court mean employers in Ontario are at a great risk of litigation.

Top five reasons nonprofit organizations need insurance

Written By: Volunteer Canada
July 28, 2017

Does your organization need insurance coverage? Find out in this article from Volunteer Canada.

Four of the most common insurance claims against nonprofits and how to protect yourself

Written By: Danish Yusuf
July 19, 2017

Don't put your organization at risk unnecessarily! Protect yourself against these common pitfalls.

Difficult Clients: Dealing with responsive behaviours

Written By: Public Services Health and Safety Association
June 7, 2017

Did you know there are 350,000 cases or workplace violence each year in Canada?

Understanding and protecting your volunteers' legal rights

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
April 5, 2017

Ignoring your volunteers' legal rights could be putting them - and your organization - at risk.

Critical financial internal controls that could shelter the homeless and feed the hungry

Written By: Gordon Holley
March 15, 2017

Find out how board members can best prevent fraud and theft at their nonprofit or charity.

Minimizing the risk of a data breach: A guide for nonprofit organizations

Written By: Angela Byrne
March 8, 2017

New legislation makes it more important than ever to avoid a data breach.

Nearly half of all Canadian employees face workplace sexual harassment: 77% of these victims are women

Written By: Donna Marshall, M.A., Counselling Psychology
November 16, 2016

Is your nonprofit workplace ready for Ontario's Bill 132, which aims to better deal with workplace sexual harassment?

Is your nonprofit workplace contributing to mental health or mental illness?

Written By: Dr. Stephanie Bot and Donna Marshall, M.A.
August 25, 2016

It's in everyone's best interest to create a psychologically safe workplace.

Recorded webinar: Get ready for Ontario's new harassment and sexual violence legislation

Written By: CharityVillage
August 25, 2016

This recorded webinar offers an introduction to Bill 132, Ontario's new harassment and sexual violence legislation.

Recorded webinar: Four keys to financial success in small to mid-size nonprofits & charities

Written By: CharityVillage
March 10, 2016

This recorded webinar outlines the the basics of financial management for nonprofits and charities.

Top Canadian charity law compliance issues

Written By: Mark Blumberg
January 20, 2016

Charity lawyer Mark Blumberg outlines some of the top compliance issues for registered Canadian charities.

Improve the psychological health of your workplace: It's the right thing to do

Written By: Julia Kaisla
November 18, 2015

The time has come to make workplace mental health a priority.

Building better boards: Strengthening fiduciary and risk oversight

Written By: Angela Byrne
September 9, 2015

Build a better board with these three key strategies.

Nonprofit staff as volunteers: A risky proposition?

Written By: Susan Fish
March 5, 2014

Do your staff contribute unpaid work to your organization as volunteers? If so, you might be putting your organization at risk.

Speaking Up: Increasing transparency in hiring in the nonprofit sector

Written By: Jodie Shupac
January 29, 2014

Could a lack of transparency in your hiring process damage your organization's reputation?

Imagining the future: An update on Imagine Canada's Standards Program

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
February 28, 2013

This interview with Imagine Canada President and CEO Marcel Lauzière explores the success of the recently launched Standards Program.

Volunteer screening: More than just a police records check

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
January 21, 2013

A criminal record check is only one step in the volunteer screening process.

Nine tips for avoiding and responding to fraud at your nonprofit or charity

Written By: Susan Fish
November 29, 2012

Recent allegations of fraud at the Salvation Army have left the nonprofit sector reeling. Could your organization be next?