Corporate PhilanthropyIndigenous Peoples

Leading Canadian Foundations Increase Investments to Advance Reconciliation

TORONTO, ON–On the first anniversary of the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund, we acknowledge not only the truth of the legacy of residential schools, but also the ongoing efforts at reconciliation. At the closing event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2015, Inspirit Foundation, Laidlaw Foundation and The Sprott Foundation …

Corporate Philanthropy

Kraft Heinz Canada partners with the Hockey Diversity Alliance to support grassroots hockey

The partnership is a $1 million commitment by Kraft Heinz Canada over the next four years TORONTO, ON–Kraft Heinz Canada announced today a partnership with the Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA) to help support the eradication of systemic racism in hockey through grassroots programming designed to diminish barriers and encourage participation …

Corporate PhilanthropyRetail

MEC sends $1M donation to Canadian outdoor community organizations

VANCOUVER, BC–Iconic Canadian outdoor retailer MEC (Mountain Equipment Company) commemorates its milestone 50th anniversary, renewing a retail legacy of expert outdoor advice, rock-solid gear, member rewards and social impact. MEC is proud to donate $1M to Canadian non-profit organizations that are doing critical work in the outdoors. Over the next …

Corporate PhilanthropyCOVID-19

Scotiabank supports international COVID-19 relief efforts

$250,000 given to the Canadian Red Cross for awareness, hygiene, and health measures TORONTO, ON–Scotiabank is joining the fight against the devastating crisis facing India as the country grapples with an overwhelming surge in COVID-19 cases. The Bank is donating $250,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help save lives …

Corporate PhilanthropyDonation Programs

La Tablée des Chefs’ Solidarity Kitchens Initiative to produce over 500,000 meals for food banks across Canada

MONTREAL, QC–La Tablée des Chefs and its partners are proud to announce the launch of the second phase of its Solidarity Kitchens initiative, which will produce over 500,000 meals for food banks across Canada, with production primarily located in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Winnipeg. La Tablée des Chefs is a …

Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

Alectra Utilities launches paperless ebilling campaign to donate $50,000 to frontline workers

Customers also have the opportunity to win free electricity for a year MISSISSAUGA, ON–As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and more customers are switching to paperless ebilling, Alectra is launching a new ‘Go online for our frontline’ campaign aimed at supporting Ontario’s frontline healthcare workers. Alectra will donate the …

Children's ProgramsCorporate Philanthropy

Ledcor donates $1.25 M to help Variety – the Children’s Charity

VANCOUVER, BC—Ledcor and Variety–the Children’s Charity in British Columbia, Alberta / Saskatchewan and Ontario jointly announced today that Ledcor would be donating $1.25 Million over 5 years to provide new innovative glucose monitoring technology to low income families with young children living with Type 1 diabetes. “Variety steps in where …

Corporate PhilanthropyDonation ProgramsHeathcare

Stix Brands new protection kit helps support Brain Injury Canada

$4 from each sale of Canadian company’s kits will include a donation to support Brain Injury Canada WOODBRIDGE, ON–Stix Brands International has officially launched their “Tools for the Rules” campaign with up to 20 percent of the proceeds going to Brain Injury Canada (BIC). Stix Brands is a Canadian company …

Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

Scotiabank donates $700,000 to Women’s College Hospital for establishment of Compassionate Fund

Donations will fund Canada’s first virtual hospital and its unique clinic for refugees and new Canadians TORONTO, ON–Scotiabank has donated $700,000 to Women’s College Hospital Foundation (WCHF) to support two revolutionary initiatives that drive equitable and accessible healthcare for Canadians. Scotiabank’s donation will contribute to the Women’s Virtual Program, Women’s …

Corporate PhilanthropyIndustry News

TD Releases 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report and TD Ready Commitment Report

Reports describe how the Bank accelerated its efforts and broadened its positive impact in a year of significant change and disruption TORONTO, ON—In a world disrupted by COVID-19, TD directly contributed to positive change and societal progress to help promote a better, more sustainable and inclusive tomorrow. TD’s 2020 Environmental, …