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Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides Lends a Paw to Dogs with Wings

OAKVILLE, ON–Like many charities, Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides (LFCDG) and Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society (DWW) have faced many challenges due to COVID-19. These challenges included figuring out how to safely train Dog Guides and Assistance Dogs, deliver them to applicants, breed future Dog Guides and Assistance …

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Equitable Life announces endowment in honour of retiring President and CEO Ron Beettam

WATERLOO, ON–Equitable Life of Canada is proud to announce that it is honouring the retirement of its President and CEO, Ron Beettam, with the creation of an endowment at Wilfrid Laurier University. The endowment will encourage and support students in the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics. The endowment will …

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Resilia Launches Nonprofit Platform to Increase Capacity

NEW ORLEANS, LA–As the nonprofit sector begins to rebuild from tremendous losses and challenges of the last year, social impact-focused SaaS company Resilia has officially launched its Nonprofit Platform to tackle the problem at its source: making historically inaccessible and expensive capacity building support available to nonprofits, on-demand and in …

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CAMH Launches Strategy to Dismantle Anti-Black Racism

Strategy includes 22 actions to decrease anti-Black racism at CAMH by 2022 TORONTO, ON–CAMH is launching Dismantling Anti-Black Racism, a strategy that includes 22 actions to decrease anti-Black racism at CAMH by 2022. The strategy was developed in consultation with an external community advisory group and outlines a plan to …

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RBC Foundation $1 million gift kickstarts careers of students, recent alumni

Gift of $1 million from RBC Foundation will support initiatives TORONTO, ON–OCAD University students and recent graduates will benefit from a series of initiatives designed to support them in launching their careers as artists, designers, makers and creators thanks to a $1 million gift from the RBC Foundation, through its …

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McGill’s Faculty of Education receives $7.3 million in philanthropic support

Two donations, one from the estate of Mary Marsh and another from The Molson Foundation, will support students and spur innovations in pedagogy MONTREAL, ON–At a time when school teachers everywhere are being challenged by the second wave of the pandemic and by technological advances that are changing where, when …

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Toronto, ON–Charity Intelligence released its 2020 Top 10 Impact Charities to direct Canadian donors, who are putting much greater scrutiny into their giving, to the charities making the greatest impact. Most charities claim that they “make a difference” in the lives of those they work with. Charity Intelligence’s rigorous analysis …

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RBC Summit brings young people together virtually, helping them stay future ready and prepared for a post-COVID workforce

The summit will feature relevant advice and inspiring stories from leading Canadian professionals, industry experts, young influencers and elite athletes TORONTO, ON–For young Canadians, navigating the transition from education to work can be challenging during the best of times. Young people across Canada are being disproportionately hit by the COVID-19 …

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New Matched-Donation Campaign to Provide More Free Visits to the ROM

Kensington Tours will match community donations up to $50,000, with free admission passes distributed through ROMCAN partners TORONTO, ON–The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and Kensington Tours announce the launch of a new donation-matching campaign to increase access to the ROM once it is safe to reopen and we can welcome …

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York University School of Continuing Studies Receives 10K Gift For Emergency Benefit

TORONTO, ON—-Days after launching their Continuing Studies Emergency Benefit to support workers who have lost their jobs due to the pandemic, the York University School of Continuing Studies received a $10,000 donation to help an additional seven individuals access continuing studies. The donation was generously provided by Gautham Kolluri, Founder …