Charities bring valuable perspectives to public discourse through their services to Canadians and interactions with the most vulnerable. These experiences are vital for the creation of public policy that builds strong communities, and ideally, charities would be fully engaged in public debate and ongoing dialogue with policymakers. However, much of this has been frustrated by a convoluted legal and administrative framework governing charities and the extent to which they may become involved at all.
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