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Canadian Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change opens for Signature

MONTREAL, QC–A first-of-its-kind funder pledge, which calls on Canadian foundations and philanthropic actors to signal their commitment to act on climate change, has launched today. The pledge, entitled The Canadian Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change, launches ahead of the annual UN climate conference, COP26, which opens in Glasgow, Scotland on …

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Second Harvest, Value Chain Management International release new research: Canada’s Invisible Food Network

TORONTO, ON – For every Loblaws, Metro, Safeway, Northern or Sobeys in Canada, there are four food charities providing food to families who cannot always afford to feed themselves. That’s more than 61,000 non-profit organizations providing food at no or low cost to people in need compared to the 15,344 …

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Rethink Breast Cancer Celebrates 20th BCAM with Rebrand and Month-Long Programming

Rethink’s 20th Anniversary Pop-Up at Stackt Market celebrates impact-driven partnerships this breast cancer awareness month (BCAM) TORONTO, ON–Rethink Breast Cancer, the change-maker organization for all young people concerned about and affected by breast cancer is celebrating its 20th anniversary throughout the month of October. Known for breaking through as a …

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Canadians help fully vaccinate nearly 3.4 million people globally through COVID-19 donations – UNICEF Canada

TORONTO, ON–Canadians have donated over $8 million towards global vaccination efforts through the #GiveAVax campaign, which will be matched by the Government of Canada, resulting in nearly 3.4 million people able to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, UNICEF Canada announced today. For every dollar that Canadians give to UNICEF Canada’s campaign …

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Canadian fast-food companies failing when it comes to chicken welfare says new global report

TORONTO, ON–COVID-19 shone a spotlight on animals, their role in our food system and the close links between animal welfare and human welfare. The intensive, crowded conditions on most farms means many animals are denied space, natural light and the freedom to move around. This is true for the billions …

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GIV3: Charitable Foundations Are Accumulating Great Wealth as Charities Struggle

Time for the federal government to require foundations to increase their granting, says GIV3 Foundation MONTRÉAL, QC–A new public campaign: IncreaseTheGrants.ca launched this week. It asks the Federal Government to stop allowing charitable foundations from accumulating greater wealth, and to increase their percentage of assets granted to our struggling charities …

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Movember Launches World’s First Online Parenting Program Aimed at Fathers

New survey shows 89 percent of Canadian dads feel more engaged with their children during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet nearly 50 percent feel there is a lack of online resources aimed at fathers TORONTO, ON–Men’s health charity Movember has launched the world’s first online parenting program designed with dads in …

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Whose Face on the Five?

Two-thirds support replacing Wilfred Laurier as current face of the currency OTTAWA, ON–Sir Wilfred Laurier, Canada’s 7th Prime Minister, has graced the nation’s sky blue five-dollar bank note for almost 50 years. First appearing in 1972, the days of Laurier (also the namesake of a Coast Guard icebreaker, Wilfrid Laurier …

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Multi-media Campaign Addressing the Impact of Gender-Based Violence on Canadian Society

Aura Freedom Launches Relentless Resilience TORONTO, ON–Funded by the Government of Canada, Aura Freedom has launched Relentless Resilience, a bold multi-media awareness campaign based on a 155 page report of the same name published by Aura Freedom in February of 2020. Relentless Resilience will educate Canadians on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) …

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211 service goes nationwide with funding from the Government of Canada

Free, confidential service helps people impacted by COVID-19 to navigate available community and government supports OTTAWA–Everyone in Canada will soon have access to 211, a free, confidential information navigation service that connects people to critical government and community-based health and social services in their community thanks to funding from the …

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