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CANADA | Nov 23, 2023

[Article] Billions to be announced for housing construction in federal fiscal update, says source

The fall fiscal update, to be presented Tuesday by the federal finance minister, will include billions of dollars in loans and direct funding for the construction of affordable housing, a senior government source has told CBC News.New measures will include $15 billion for 10-year loans for new renta

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Non-profit organizations in rural Canada, 2019

In 2019, there were over 130,000 non-profit organizations (NPOs) in Canada, of which, nearly one quarter (22.5%) were in rural Canada. Rural NPOs employed just over one tenth (11.6%) of all non-p

Pandemic innovation: Using what we’ve learned to achieve lasting change in our communities

Throughout the pandemic, United Way Greater Toronto’s network of over 300 funded agencies and community partners mobilized quickly to meet urgent and evolving needs and problem solve in real time

Philanthropic sector ‘relieved’ with key victory at Commons committee

It had been the most contentious language in a bill the sector had been told would embrace the “spirit” of legislation – Bill S-216 – that had passed the Senate and was at second reading in t

Senior Living: Organization gives men a place to talk, find support

The whine of a mitre saw and the sharp aroma of a wood preservative are clues that something is happening in Punch Jackson’s spacious Edmonton garage. But that something is more than the creation

Shifting the conversation: How the sector is using narrative change to advance social change

Changing the way people think about an issue is a precondition to mobilizing action on it. But which organizations have institutionalized narrative change practices as a strategic priority, and how is

Shifting the conversation: How the sector is using narrative change to advance social change

Changing the way people think about an issue is a precondition to mobilizing action on it. But which organizations have institutionalized narrative change practices as a strategic priority, and how is

Social Prescribing: A holistic approach to improving the health and well-being of Canadians

Social prescribing is a means of connecting people to a range of community services and activities to improve their health and well-being.¹ These services vary based on each person’s needs and inte

Statistics Canada: Charitable donors, 2020

Total donation amounts reported by tax filers increased to close to $10.6 billion (+2.7%) in 2020, while the total number of donors decreased (-0.6%), continuing the decline that started in 2011. T

The Feast House

Indigenous peoples practicing our laws and teachings, in right relations, and demonstrating generosity are powerful acts that demonstrate sovereignty and will benefit our children and their children.

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