Ryan M. Prendergast    B.A., LL.B.

 Ryan M. Prendergast
Orangeville Office
Tel: (519) 942-0001 x279
Fax: (519) 942-0300
Email: rmp@carters.ca
Toll Free: (877) 942-0001
 
Meeting Locations
(by appointment)
Toronto (416) 675-3766

Ryan was called to the Ontario Bar in 2010 and joined Carters as an associate lawyer, becoming a partner in 2018 with a practice focus of providing corporate and tax advice to charities and non-profit organizations concerning incorporation, ongoing corporate compliance, anti-spam compliance, registration of charities, audits and internal appeals with Canada Revenue Agency, as well as the amalgamation and merger of charities.

Ryan graduated from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, in 2009. Prior to attending law school, Ryan graduated from Glendon College at York University, First Class, with a B.A. in History and a Certificate in Law and Social Thought. During his articles with Carters, Ryan acquired experience in the areas of charity and not- for-profit law, corporate/commercial law, civil litigation, wills and estates, and human rights law.

Ryan has co-authored papers for Law Society of Ontario, and has written articles for The Lawyers Weekly, Hilborn:ECS eNews, and the Ontario Bar Association Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Section Newsletter, and has contributed to several Charity Law Bulletins and other publications on www.charitylaw.ca. Ryan has been a regular presenter at the annual Church & Charity Law™ Seminar, Healthcare Philanthropy: Check-Up, Ontario Bar Association and Imagine Canada Sector Source.

PRACTICE AREAS:

Charity and Not-for-Profit Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Commercial Leasing,

Anti-Spam Compliance.

EDUCATION:

B.A. (First Class), York University, 2006

LL.B., University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, 2009

CALLED TO THE BAR:

Ontario Bar, 2010

Publications
Implications of Ontario Budget Cuts for Ontario Not-For-Profits
By Terrance S. Carter, Barry W. Kwasniewski and Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 448, May 24, 2019.
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Federal Budget Allows Donations to Canadian Journalism
By Theresa L.M. Man and Ryan M. Prendergast, The Lawyer's Daily, April 15, 2019
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Federal Budget 2019: Impact on Charities and Not-For-Profits
By Theresa L.M. Man, Ryan M. Prendergast, Esther Shainblum, Terrance S. Carter and Sean S. Carter, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 443, March 20, 2019.
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"PPDDA" In, "Political Activities" Out: CRA's New Draft Guidance Open for Comment
By Terrance S. Carter and Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 438, January 31, 2019.
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New Draft Legislation Permits Public Policy Dialogue by Charities Without Limitation
By Terrance S. Carter and Ryan M. Prendergast, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 434, November 2, 2018.
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Full listing of Publications

Speaking Engagements
Charities and Politics: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going
Presented by Ryan M. Prendergast on May 29, 2019 for the Spring 2019 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
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Practice Management Tools
Presented by Ryan M. Prendergast and Terrance S. Carter on April 5, 2019 at the Ontario Bar Association Young Lawyer Division - Charity Program
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Charities and Politics: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going
Presented by Ryan M. Prendergast at The 2019 Ottawa Region Charity & NFP Law Seminar.
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Charities and Politics: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going
Presented by Ryan M. Prendergast at The 2018 Church & Charity Law Seminar
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Remuneration of Directors of Charities: What's New?
Presented by Ryan M. Prendergast on May 30, 2018 for the Spring 2018 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
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