AwardsHuman Rights

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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AwardsCultural & History

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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AwardsCorporate Philanthropy

L’Oréal Paris announces the esteemed Canadian honorees of their fourth annual Women of Worth program

On International Women’s Day, $110,000 in charitable grants will be bestowed to ten Canadian women TORONTO, ON–L’Oréal Paris Canada named the remarkable recipients of its fourth annual Women of Worth program. Each year, the philanthropic initiative strives to recognize and honour a diverse group of unstoppable women who work passionately …

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AwardsCharities

World Vision Canada recognizes extraordinary Canadians with the Heroes for Children Awards

2019 award recipients have made a deep commitment to World Vision’s mission to help improve the lives of children in vulnerable communities around the world MISSISSAUGA, ON–World Vision Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Heroes for Children awards. Each year, World Vision recognizes individuals who have …

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AwardsLeadership

Fourteen new Order of Canada Appointments are for philanthropic work

OTTAWA, ON–Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada has announced 120 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 5 Companions (C.C.), 38 Officers (O.C.), and 77 Members (C.M.). Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to be …

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AwardsHeathcare

Ten Canadian Organizations among 2019 U.S. Healthcare Philanthropy High Performers List

ARLINGTON, VA–The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has recognized 72 U.S. and 10 Canadian philanthropic organizations as high-performing fundraisers in the healthcare industry for fiscal year 2018. These organizations are primarily foundations affiliated with nonprofit hospitals or health systems that were surveyed for AHP’s 2019 Report on Giving, which provides …

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AwardsHeathcare

The Change Foundation looks to honour Ontario healthcare innovators

Future Innovator Awards will be awarded to five recipients TORONTO, ON–The Change Foundation announced the launch of the Future Innovator Awards, an Ontario-wide search for people, organizations and partnerships focused on making the healthcare experience better. The Change Foundation, an independent health policy think-tank, works to inform positive change in …

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