COVID-19Youth Initiatives

Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund to Provide $1 Million to Help Young Canadians Return to Hockey

Canadian families impacted by COVID-19 can apply now for registration fee subsidies CALGARY, AB–The Hockey Canada Foundation has launched its new $1 million Assist Fund to provide registration fee subsidies for qualified Canadians who are registered with Hockey Canada-sanctioned associations for the 2020-21 season. “As a prominent national sports organization …

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Industry NewsYouth Initiatives

WE Charity Delivers Documents to Finance Committee

Responses made publicly available on WE Charity’s website TORONTO–In anticipation of the Finance Committee resuming its study of WE Charity, and in fulfilment of undertakings from its previous study, WE Charity is providing information and documents requested during its witness testimony at FINA on July 28 and August 13, 2020. …

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Corporate PhilanthropyYouth Initiatives

Tim Hortons raises nearly $11 million on Camp Day

Funds raised on Camp Day have helped provide life-changing experiences to more than 300,000 youth over 45 years TORONTO , ON–With the support of 1,500 restaurant owners and guests from coast to coast to coast, Tim Hortons restaurants raised nearly $11 million during this year’s Camp Day fundraiser, supporting youth …

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Corporate PhilanthropyYouth Initiatives

Edmonton ranked top city for youth to work: First-ever YouthfulCities Urban Work Index

TORONTO, ON–YouthfulCities launched its inaugural Urban Work Index on February 4th, the first of its kind to look specifically at urban work in Canada. The Index, which was funded by RBC Future Launch, ranks 21 Canadian cities based on 48 urban work indicators, and found Edmonton to be the top-ranked …

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CharitiesYouth Initiatives

Schulich doubles down, visionary increases his investment in Canada’s future to $200 million

The nation’s largest scholarship program doubles in size, now awarding 100 annual Canadian STEM scholarships TORONTO, ON–Seymour Schulich, a leading Canadian businessman and philanthropist, has deepened his investment to $200 million to keep Canada at the forefront of the knowledge-based economy. Schulich Leader Scholarships are now doubling from 50 to …

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Fundraising EventsYouth Initiatives

Spin4Kids Raises Over $900,000 for Kids with Special Needs GoodLife Kids Foundation

National fundraiser helps kids with autism and intellectual disabilities get physically active LONDON, ON–Fitness lovers at 105 locations across Canada got sweaty for a good cause at the 8th annual Spin4Kids. On November 16, almost 4,000 participants raised over $900,000 to support physical activity programs for kids with autism and …

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CharitiesChildren's ProgramsYouth Initiatives

S’Cool Life Fund exceeds $3 million in donations to Canadian public elementary schools

2019 Grants of over $100,000 and 50 schools; 1,200 Canadian Public Schools have now been recipients; Charitable organization that provides funding for D.R.E.A.M.S., Drama, Recreation, Extracurricular, Arts, Music and Sports TORONTO, ON–For the 14th consecutive year, the holiday joy comes early for hundreds of public elementary students across the country, …

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FundingYouth Initiatives

FGM will support three new projects; two in Kahnawake, Kanesatake

MONTREAL, QC–The Foundation of Greater Montréal (FGM) is announcing the projects it will back as part of the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, with each project receiving a grant of $15,000. The Challenge offers tangible support to young people between 15 and 29 years of age from 150 small- and …

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