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CANADA | Jan 26, 2023

Call for contributions extended – Submit a case study for the 2023 UN Decade of Healthy Ageing Progress Report

Submissions extended to 3 February 2023! Are you taking action during the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing to achieve change with and for older people? We want to hear from you! The United Nations will publish in 2023 a progress report on the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing's implementation. The repor

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National Ageism Consultation Questionnaire

The Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum(External link) (FPT Seniors Forum) has launched a consultation on ageism and is looking to better understand and address

New Food Banks Canada Research Shows 7 Million Canadians Report Going Hungry

More Canadians report they are facing hunger and food insecurity due to rising inflation and housing costs, according to newly released data from Food Banks Canada. The nation's leading charitable or

New Ipsos Poll Reveals 26% of Canadians May Soon Need Charitable Services to Meet Basic Needs, Up from 11% Due to Pandemic and Inflation

 CanadaHelps, the country's largest platform for donating and fundraising online, today announced the findings of a new Ipsos poll that highlights the impact of rising inflation on charitable giving.

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

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

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