The Joint Regulatory Table
The Joint Regulatory Table was a working group that was convened in November 2000 under the
Voluntary Sector Initiative to study and make recommendations for improving the legislative
and regulatory environment in which the voluntary sector operates. Table members were drawn
in equal numbers from the government and voluntary sector.
Not-For-Profit Law and Director's Liability Working
Industry Canada established an Experts Group on Nonprofit Law and Directors’ Liability. The
Experts Group was composed of 10 individuals from across Canada who were well connected with
the nonprofit sector.
The Advocacy Working Group
The Advocacy Working Group (AWG) was a voluntary sector-only working group. The
AWG worked to ensure that advocacy is fully recognized and supported, within the voluntary sector
and outside of it. Its focus was to create the legal, financial and regulatory framework necessary
to support the advocacy work of the voluntary sector.