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Phil Spencer, 20-year Volunteer, Former Board Chair, Recognized by OMA

Toronto Railway Museum’s Top Conductor honoured with prestigious Volunteer Service Award of Excellence TORONTO, ON–Toronto Railway Museum (TRM), the historic railway museum in stall 17 of the iconic Roundhouse building managed by the non-profit Toronto Railway Historical Association, is proud to announce Phil Spencer, the visionary behind the TRM’s inception …

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Four Finalist Teams Declared for the Annual CFA Societies Canada Ethics Challenge

Canada’s future investment leaders strengthen their ethical acumen at ethics challenge TORONTO, ON–CFA Societies Canada announced the four student teams that have qualified as finalists in the seventh annual CFA Societies Canada Ethics Challenge. “CFA Societies Canada Ethics Challenge serves as a practical training ground for university students to debate …


Voting now open for the 2023 Arthritis Ideator Awards People’s Choice

Be heard – cast your vote for the best innovation to help millions of Canadians living with a chronic disease TORONTO, ON–Voting is open for Canadians to choose their favourite innovation from one of the seven finalists selected to compete at Arthritis Society Canada’s second Arthritis Ideator Awards™, a pitch-style competition …

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iWave Named the Top-Rated Fundraising Intelligence Solution for Twelfth Consecutive Quarter

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE–iWave has again topped the list of G2’s Spring 2023 Grid Report for Donor Prospect Research. They have remained the highest-rated solution by their clients for their level of customer satisfaction, ease of use, and likeliness to recommend ratings on G2, the world’s leading business solutions review website for …


Government of Canada announces recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards

GATINEAU, QC–Canadian communities continue to thrive thanks to the generous efforts of the country’s 12.7+ million volunteers. (note: Stats Canada report in 2018 show formal volunteers at 24 million people over the age of 15.) Through Canada’s Volunteer Awards, the Government of Canada recognizes those volunteers who go above and …

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Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Pfizer Canada Announce 2022 Women in IBD Award Recipients

For the third year, these awards celebrate outstanding contributions of female leaders in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research TORONTO and KIRKLAND, QC.—Crohn’s and Colitis Canada and Pfizer Canada are pleased to announce the two recipients of the 2022 Women in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Awards. The winners were selected through …

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Charitable Impact Inaugural 2022 Awards Recognize Wealth Management Teams

Awards Recognize Most Engaged Wealth Management Teams VANCOUVER, BC–Charitable Impact—an online giving platform and Canada’s fastest-growing donor-advised fund—presents the winners of the first ever Charitable Impact Awards. The Awards recognize Charitable Impact’s most active wealth management teams for their outstanding engagement with charitable giving on behalf of their clients. The …

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UpHouse Earns Anthem Award Nod Among More Famous Peers

WINNIPEG, MB–What do Trevor Noah, RuPaul and Winnipeg marketing agency UpHouse have in common? Probably not as much as UpHouse wishes – but they are all finalists in the first annual Anthem Awards, which celebrates purpose and mission-driven work by organizations and brands around the world. Two Manitoba campaigns from …

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2021 New Fundraising Professional Award Recipient – Leonard Nolasco

TORONTO, ON–Celebrated by colleagues for his easygoing charm and organizational expertise, Leonard Nolasco joined SickKids Foundation as a Major Gifts fundraiser in 2017. Since then, he’s risen to prominence using his unique ability to manage complex projects, often between diverse stakeholders. Chief among these projects is the SickKids-Caribbean Initiative (SCI), …

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Amnesty International extends deadline for 26th annual Media Awards

OTTAWA – Canadian journalists have an extra week to submit their stories to Amnesty International’s Media Awards in Canada, the human rights organization announced today. The English-speaking branch of Amnesty International’s Canadian section will now accept submissions up to 11:59 p.m. EST on Jan. 22, 2021. These awards honour outstanding …