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Second Harvest, Value Chain Management International release new research: Canada’s Invisible Food Network

TORONTO, ON – For every Loblaws, Metro, Safeway, Northern or Sobeys in Canada, there are four food charities providing food to families who cannot always afford to feed themselves. That’s more than 61,000 non-profit organizations providing food at no or low cost to people in need compared to the 15,344 …

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Affordable, quality childcare inaccessible in many wealthiest countries, including Canada – UNICEF

According to a new UNICEF report, Canada ranks 22nd on childcare, parental leave among 41 OECD and EU countries INNOCENTI and NEW YORK and TORONTO, ON–Affordable, quality childcare and parental leave are inaccessible in some of the world’s wealthiest countries, UNICEF said in a new report released this month. Where …

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Canadians invited to provide feedback on Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Consultation launched as part of the statutory review of the legislation OTTAWA, ON–Canada’s not-for-profit corporations come in a range of sizes and work in a number of fields, such as health care, education, arts, sports, the environment, social services, political advocacy, culture and religion. The Government of Canada supports not-for-profit …

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New Study: Health Care Philanthropy for the Rich?

TORONTO, ON–A new study published in the Journal of Business Ethics has found that corporate charitable foundations tend to direct healthcare funding to richer communities rather than to regions with the greatest health-care needs. The study, titled “Putting the ‘Love of Humanity’ Back in Corporate Philanthropy: The Case of Health …

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Giving Report Reveals Online Donations More than Doubled in 2020 in Response to Crisis

CanadaHelps report notes a significant decrease in overall giving amid the pandemic TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, has released the 2021 Giving Report, an annual report that provides an in-depth, data-driven look at the state of Canada’s charitable sector. Since the onset of the pandemic, …

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Harvard Research Identifies Policy Recommendations to Support Food Donation Across Five Continents

Amid pandemic and rising rates of food insecurity, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and The Global FoodBanking Network address global food waste and hunger crisis CAMBRIDGE, MA–In response to food waste, climate change, and a global hunger crisis that is further fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, The …

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2020 Edition Classifies Canadians into 67 Distinct Lifestyle types TORONTO, ON–Environics Analytics (EA) today announced the launch of the fourth generation of PRIZM, its comprehensive segmentation system widely used by businesses, not-for-profits and government agencies to analyze consumers and markets. The new PRIZM classifies Canadians into 67 distinct lifestyle types …

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Study: Canadian Leaders’ Moment of Truth

Fifth annual Proof CanTrust Index reveals make or break trust moment for Canadian leaders TORONTO, ON–Canada’s trust story is in many ways stable and strong. However, the 2020 Proof CanTrust Index, one of the largest and deepest studies of trust in Canada, suggests there is significant room for improvement, especially …