Précis: The taxpayer was a non-profit organization that provided after school music education to disadvantaged students. It hired professional musicians to provide that education. This issue was whether those musicians were independent contractors or employees. Applying the well know tests of intention, control, tools, chance or profit/risk of loss and sub-delegation the Court held that the workers were engaged in pensionable and insurable employment and confirmed the Minister’s decision.
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