Provincial and territorial government information for charities
In addition to federal regulations, each province and territory may have legislation that charities have to follow. For example, some provinces and territories regulate business activities, fundraising, internal governance, and the use of charitable property.
On this page, you will find links to provincial and territorial information.
- Alberta Culture and Tourism: Community and Voluntary Services
- Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission: Gaming for Charities
- Government of Alberta: Nonprofit/Voluntary Organizations
- Service Alberta: Charitable & Non-profit Organizations
In Nunavut, municipalities are responsible for enforcing fundraising, gaming, and lottery activities. For more information, please check with your municipality.
- Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade: Volunteerism
- Ministry of the Attorney General: Charities
- Department of Justice and Public Safety: Corporate services
- Department of Justice and Public Safety: Lottery License
- Government of Prince Edward Island: Non-Profit Organizations and Charities
- Legislative Counsel Office: Charities Act
- Registraire des entreprises Québec (some content in French only)
- Revenu Québec: Charity
- Revenu Québec: QST and the GST/HST–How They Apply to Charities
- Department of Community Services: Corporate Affairs
- Department of Community Services: Lottery Licencing for Raffles, Bingos and Casinos
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