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Some Definitions (section 2)

2 (b) “charitable organization” means a registered charity as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada);

(d) “contribution” means:

(i) money, goods or services given to a charitable organization for a charitable purpose; or
(ii) a promise or pledge to give money, goods or services to a charitable organization for a charitable purpose;

(g) “fund-raising business” means a person that:

(i) for remuneration, manages or is responsible for a solicitation by or on behalf of a charitable organization; and
(ii) is not an employee of the charitable organization; but does not include:
(iii) an entity that provides consultation services or advice with respect to a solicitation but does not manage or have responsibility for the solicitation; or
(iv) any other prescribed entity;

(n) “solicitation” means:

(i) a request made to a member of the general public who resides in Saskatchewan for a contribution in which it is stated or implied that all or a portion of the contribution will be used by a charitable organization for a charitable purpose; or
(ii) a request made to a member of the general public who resides in Saskatchewan for a contribution through the purchase of a good or service in which it is stated or implied that all or a portion of the purchase price will be used by a charitable organization for a charitable purpose.

Telephone or Door to Door Solicitation Restrictions (section 19)

Charities and/or fund-raising businesses acting on behalf of a charity are not allowed to make telephone or door-to-door solicitations except between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Do Not Call List (section 22 regulation 11)

If individuals do not want to be solicited by a fund-raising business, they may request that their name be put on a "do not call" list of that fund-raising business.

The “do not call list” restriction does not apply if the donor is called directly by an unpaid volunteer of the charity.



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