Glossary: B

(1) | A (9) | B (5) | C (10) | D (11) | E (4) | F (5) | G (5) | J (2) | K (1) | L (3) | M (4) | N (2) | O (1) | P (6) | Q (2) | R (4) | S (76) | T (2) | U (2) | W (1)
  • Barry Kwasniewski

    Barry Kwasniewski joined Carters' Ottawa office in October 2008 to practice in the areas of employment law, charity related litigation, and risk management. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1990, Barry has a wide range of litigation experience, including in commercial disputes, personal injury, long-term disability, employment, insurance defence, and professional liability. Barry has also been retained by various law firms to provide legal opinions pertaining to matters arising in insurance and other litigation matters.

    Born in Montreal, Barry graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island with a BBA in 1984. He studied law at McGill University and received his LL.B. in 1987. In addition to his legal experience, Barry has also been involved with a number of charitable and not-for-profit organizations. He is a volunteer lawyer at Reach Canada, an organization that assists people with disabilities with their legal problems, is on the Board of directors of the Vista Centre, an Ottawa based not-for-profit organization that provides support to persons living with the effects of acquired brain injury, and has assisted in several United Way campaigns.

  • Bequests

    A bequest is property a registered charity receives from the will of a deceased person.

    (CRA : Charities Glossary)

  • Bill Schaper

    Director, Public Policy and Community Engagement, Imagine Canada.

    In past lives Bill was a political staffer on Parliament Hill, the senior policy advisor to a federal cabinet minister, a policy analyst and GR practitioner with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, an independent policy consultant, and a value for money auditor with the United Kingdom’s National Audit Office.

  • Brittany Fritsch

    Manager, Public Policy and Community Engagement, Imagine Canada

    Brittany FritschBrittany has developed an expertise in social innovation, particularly as it applies to Canadian charities. While at Imagine Canada, Brittany co-authored the Earned Income Framework: Mainstreaming the key concept for charities and nonprofits. She is also a Research Associate for the Carleton Centre of Community Innovation and a co-founding board member of JustChange, a micro-granting initiative in the city of Ottawa. 

  • Bylaws

    Bylaws are part of the governing documents of an organizations, and include rules about the organization's operation. Bylaws often provide the methods for the election of directors, the appointment of officers and the description of their duties, the creation of committees, and the conduct of meetings, etc.

Share this resource