Highly-regarded anti-nuke organization becomes first Harper charity victim

Physicians for Global Survival

By Nick Fillmore, 8 May 2012

Physicians for Global Survival (PGS), a highly regarded Canadian NGO that has been campaigning to abolish nuclear weapons for 32 years, is losing its charitable tax status.

(...) The Harper government attacked Canada’s highly-regarded charitable sector in its recent budget, warning that charities that surpass the rule of devoting more than 10 per cent of their total resources to political work will lose their charitable status. (...)

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