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Canadians adore their companion animals, and today nearly 60 percent of homes in Canada now include pets. Pets improve the lives of their people by boosting their physical and emotional wellness, yet millions lack access to even the standard veterinary care needed to maintain long, healthy lives. PetSmart Charities of …

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Fresh Food Explorers Program aims to get kids loving fresh food

DURHAM, ON–www.hellofresh.ca HelloFresh—Canada’s leading meal kit provider—launched the Fresh Food Explorers Program which offers funding and support to charities across Canada helping kids experience, experiment with, and learn to love fresh food. One of this year’s recipients is Elephant Thoughts, a charity that supports positive change through education and opportunity …

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CanadaHelps, Supported by Mastercard, Launches a National Program to Advance Digital Transformation, Growth for Canadian Charities

Charity Growth Academy kicks off with a first-year pilot program that provides unique digital tools, training, and support to 11 registered Canadian charities and nonprofits TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, announced the launch of the CanadaHelps Charity Growth Academy, an initiative made possible by …

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Marina Glogovac appointed CEO, President of Toronto Star

TORONTO, ON–Marina Glogovac has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Toronto Star, effective June 1, 2022. Glogovac is an outstanding leader and has enjoyed an exceptional career as a dynamic, experienced, growth-oriented executive with a passion for journalism, community and charity with an outstanding record of …

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Industry NewsMarch April 2022

Jean Lumb Foundation Toronto, Ontario

A table tennis champion from Vancouver, a scholar with a 99.5 percent average from Bolton, Ontario, an advocate for social justice from Calgary, a Taekwondo black-belt from Markham. These were four of eighteen student winners of the 24th Annual Jean Lumb Awards. Jean Lumb was the first Chinese Canadian woman …

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Part 2–CRA Charitable Sector Data 2020-2021

          Regulating through COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic created substantial challenges for the sector and the directorate, requiring determination, flexibility, and creativity to adapt and press on, including transitioning to remote work. It has never been more important for the directorate to employ a people-first approach focused …

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CAGP Conference comes back live in June; no virtual sessions

TORONTO, ON–The CAGP Annual Conference, which had been scheduled for April 6 – 8, 2022 as a virtual event has been changed to an in person event for the first time in two years. Now set to take place from June 14 to 16, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the event, …

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CHARITY INTELLIGENCE RELEASES ITS 2021 TOP IMPACT CHARITIES

TORONTO, ON–Charity Intelligence released its 2021 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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Sylogist Acquires Innovative SaaS Fundraising Platform

CALGARY, AB–Sylogist Ltd. announced the acquisition of MISSION CRM Ltd., the developer of the Mission CRM fundraising and donor engagement SaaS platform for large and mid-market nonprofit organizations. In the transaction, which closed on October 6th, 2021, Sylogist acquired all the shares of Mission CRM for $2.67 million (CAD), approximately 3x trailing …

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CPRS National Awards the 2021 Lamp of Service to Vincent Power

TORONTO, ON–In recognition of his years of volunteer service at both the local and national levels, the Canadian Public Relations Society has chosen Vincent Power, APR, FCPRS as the recipient of its 2021 Lamp of Service. Power accepted the honour virtually on the first day of Cultivate 2021, the CPRS …

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