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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 …

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OPPORTUNITY INTERNATIONAL PARTNER, SINAPI ABA SAVINGS AND LOANS, NAMED BEST BANK FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

TORONTO, ON–Opportunity International Canada congratulates Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans for their recognition as the 2020 Gold Winner for the Best Bank for Women Entrepreneurs, awarded by the International Finance Corporation and the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Finance Forum, and Best Company in Promoting Gender Equality, awarded by the …

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Michener Foundation honours John Fraser

OTTAWA, ON–The Michener Awards Foundation is presenting its prestigious Michener-Baxter Special Award for long-term achievement in public service journalism to John Anderson Fraser. This special award, established in 1983 and presented at the discretion of the foundation’s board of directors, has only been bestowed on eight Canadians in the past …

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Don Gillmor Announced as the 2020 Recipient of the Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement

National Media Awards Foundation TORONTO, ON—-The National Media Awards Foundation (NMAF) is excited to announce that the 2020 Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement will be presented to Don Gillmor. Gillmor grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and graduated from the University of Calgary in 1977. He is a novelist, journalist, and …

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Sixty-two organizations recognized as Employee Recommended Workplaces for 2020

Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail to announce category winners on March 24 TORONTO, ON–Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail announced 62 Employee Recommended Workplaces for 2020. Now in its fourth year, the Employee Recommended Workplace Award recognizes workplaces with proven success creating a healthy environment and one …

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