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CanadaHelps’ Reveals the Number of Canadians Donating to Charity Hits Lowest Point in Recent History

CanadaHelps’ 2024 Giving Report TORONTO, ON–As Canadians have become increasingly disconnected and social networks have shrunk, giving participation dropped from 21.9 percent of Canadians in 2013 to a new low of 17.7 percent in 2021. CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, today released the seventh edition …

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Government of Canada hosts 10th Canada’s Volunteer Awards ceremony, launches call for nominations

GATINEAU, QC–Every year volunteers across the country dedicate their time and resources to positively impact their communities. Canada’s Volunteer Awards highlight community leadership and aim to encourage people from across Canada to make a difference in their communities through volunteering, while developing innovative solutions to tackle social challenges. As we …

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Drax Foundation Gives More Than $4.6 Million to Boost Communities

Latest round of donations will provide more than $960,000 committed to Canadian organizations VANCOUVER, BC–Drax released an annual report for its Drax Foundation and Community Fund that shows more than $4.6 million has been donated to support communities across Drax’s global operations. The renewable energy company focused on funding organizations …

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Stephen Thomas Ltd Launches STella! Digital Fundraising Division

Launch follows ST’s recent acquisition of digital services division of Deloitte Canada’s fundraising services group TORONTO, ON–ST (Stephen Thomas Ltd), Canada’s premier full-service marketing, brand and fundraising agency, today proudly announces the launch of STella!, its new digital fundraising division. Following ST’s recent acquisition of the digital services division of …

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Industry NewsJanuary February 2024

Behind “It Takes a Society”: The Power of Collective Action.

We spoke to Pamela Mollica, EVP Marketing & Communications, and Mitchell Praw, Director, Brand Marketing, about the recent launch of the new ‘It takes a society’ brand platform for the Canadian Cancer Society. Here’s what they shared: FOUNDATION: The Daffodil and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) brand has a lot …

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Charity Intelligence Releases 2023 Top Impact Charities

TORONTO, ON–Charity Intelligence released its 2023 Top 10 Impact Charities to help Canadian donors find charities making the greatest impact. Most charities claim that they “make a difference” in the lives of those they work with, but it is very difficult for donors to tell how much of a difference …

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The #1 Superpower That Will Make Sure You Stand Out

In a time of virtual everything, and Chat GPT, the superpower that you can hone that will ensure you are appreciated at work is very…human. By Stefanie Ince Clients come to me for coaching for a variety of reasons. Often its to gain clarity on next steps, sometimes its to …

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BMO Celebrates 11th Annual International Day of the Girl to Help Drive Progress for a More Inclusive Society

MO is participating in Plan International Canada’s “Girls Belong Here” program for the sixth year to foster leadership opportunities for young women TORONTO, ON–BMO is supporting the International Day of the Girl (IDG), a day declared by the United Nations to celebrate girls’ achievements and address the unique barriers they …

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Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Achieves Charitable Status

VANCOUVER, BC–The Vancouver Aquarium is excited to announce the establishment of the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Society (VAMMR) as a newly registered charity. VAMMR is an independent registered charity proud to be working in partnership with the Vancouver Aquarium. Donations will go directly to VAMMR and help rescue, rehabilitate, …

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Canadian pet owners would forgo their own meals rather than risk their pets going hungry

PetSmart Charities of Canada aims to bring attention to the issue of pet food insecurity with the first-ever Pet Hunger Awareness Day™ on Sept 26. BURLINGTON, ON–With inflation, the rising cost of food, and challenging financial times across the nation, an unprecedented number of Canadians visited food banks in 2022.1 …

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