Friday, June 17, 2005

Charity Village� NewsWeek

Charity Village� NewsWeek:
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"AFP issues urgent call to action regarding national do-not-call list
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is calling on its Canadian members to contact the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Natural Resources, Science and Technology (INDU). The committee is currently in the process of finalizing legislation that would give the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) authority to implement and administer a federal Do-Not-Call List. Last week, the committee accepted an amendment that would exempt only those charities that are registered under the Income Tax Act. The AFP feels it is imperative that members of the INDU Committee reconsider amendments that would provide a broad exemption for all nonprofits, not just registered charities. For more information, visit: "

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