September October 2020

Philanthropy, Pandemic & Political Scandal

The WE Charity affair weakens trust in charities as COVID-19 curtails donor giving By Staff/Angus Reid As it has done to nearly every facet of Canadian life, the coronavirus pandemic is also ravaging crucial health programs and social services provided by Canada’s charitable organizations as individual donors face tough spending …

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September October 2020

Fundraising in a New Era

By Kathleen Provost As a professional fundraiser, I always saw my social role as one of a broker. I was the one who facilitates philanthropic gifts in support of charities or philanthropic projects in need. However, our current society is being transformed as we experience a global pandemic. The charitable …

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September October 2020

A Case of Mission Drift

By Malcolm Burrows The WE Charity’s story should be a business school case study. Young, idealistic founders. Growth and acclaim. Complexity, political scandal, and collapse. But is WE Charity a case that can teach charities and donors, or is it an outlier? The connection with business school naturally comes to …

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September October 2020

World Around Us

In a world where attractions are disappearing and prices are rising, we turn to our own for one of Canada’s signature international events is working hard to continue to provide a world-class Festival that is free to the public. The Canadian Tulip Festival is an outdoor event in 1.2 kilometers …

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