Diversity InitiativesLeadership

New HeARTwork Framework Addresses Barriers Faced by Diverse Women in Leadership

National focus groups reveal that 94 per cent of diverse women participants felt burnout and work-related mental health issues leading several to leave corporate Canada for entrepreneurship or the non-profit sector TORONTO, ON–Conscious Economics, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering economic dialogue in Canada, announced the launch of HeARTwork. …

Corporate PhilanthropyLeadership

Women’s entrepreneurship: Desjardins continues to support businesswomen

Registration is now open for the spring 2023 cohort of the Empowering Women Entrepreneur’s learning path LÉVIS, QC–Businesswomen across Canada who are interested in taking part in a free personal development path can now register for the spring 2023 cohort of the Entrepreneur’s learning path. This Desjardins initiative, created by …


Duke Chang Appointed President and CEO of CanadaHelps

Chang to steward CanadaHelps through its next chapter of growth, prioritizing initiatives that advance digital transformation and innovation in support of Canadian charities TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, today announced the appointment of Duke Chang as President and CEO. An accomplished executive with more …

Finance + OperationsLeadership

Sage appoints new Managing Director for Canada business

C-suite executive brings deep expertise of channel, partner and SMB ecosystems in Canada to grow and scale Sage’s Canadian business TORONTO, ON–Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), has named Mark Hickman as the new Managing Director for Sage Canada, effective …

LeadershipMarket Research

Canadian leaders confident in their support for employees, despite pandemic

New research: agree the role is much more difficult due to pandemic Winnipeg, MB–As the pandemic continues to change the way we work, Workplace Strategies for Mental Health, compliments of Canada Life teamed up with Mental Health Research Canada to find out more about how leaders are feeling about work. …

Corporate PhilanthropyLeadership

Toyota Canada Foundation Announces Scholarships for Black Students

Recipients to be selected and awarded by Black Business and Professional Association’s National Scholarship Program TORONTO, ON–The Toyota Canada Foundation has announced it will be funding scholarships for Black students pursuing post-secondary education in automotive technology. Toyota Canada Foundation scholarship recipients will be selected and awarded by Black Business and …

LeadershipNature + Wildlife

Nature Conservancy welcomes new chair, six newcomers to board

Toronto, ON–Leading non-profit conservation organization the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) appointed Mike Pedersen as chair of its Board of Directors. Pedersen first joined NCC in a volunteer capacity in 2017. For the past two years, he has served as vice chair. He succeeds Elana Rosenfeld, CEO of Kicking Horse …

LeadershipSustainability Programs


LONDON, UK–Givergy says it is now a carbon neutral company, committed to consistently improving their environmental performance. This announcement comes as the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report unequivocally highlights that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, and that our planetary boundaries are being stretched. Moreover, the report notes …

Human RightsLeadership

Cuso International Announces the Appointment of Nicolas Moyer as its new CEO

OTTAWA, ON–Cuso International, one of Canada’s longest serving international development organizations, today announced the appointment of Nicolas Moyer as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1st, 2021. Initiated by a group of visionary university students six decades ago, today Cuso International’s operations extend through Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Central …

Indigenous PeoplesLeadership

Indigenous Educator to Lead First Ever Coast Salish-Owned Charitable Foundation

NANAIMO, BC–The newly-formed Kw’umut Lelum Foundation, created by Kw’umut Lelum Child and Family Services, today announced the hiring of Sharon Hobenshield, Ha-Youly, as Executive Director. “I am excited to be part of this new Foundation that is breaking new ground in self-determination,” said Dr. Hobenshield. “I really believe in Indigenous …