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Community projects for Canada’s 150th celebrate local languages and cultural diversity

(OTTAWA, ON) – A wave of community projects to promote local languages and celebrate cultural diversity in Montreal, Owen Sound, Winnipeg, Lethbridge and Tofino...

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Community foundations on the path towards Reconciliation

This month we’re sharing stories, ideas and examples of Reconciliation in action to highlight the many ways community philanthropy is involved in strengthening the relationship...

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Temagami hosts community conversation about Truth and Reconciliation

by Victoria Grant, Board Chair with Community Foundations of Canada and founding Chair of the Temagami Community Foundation We all know what happens when family...

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Acadian Peninsula Community Foundation supports locals following New Brunswick Ice Storm

Guest post from Jean-Charles, Executive Director, Acadian Peninsula Community Foundation A severe ice storm devastated the Acadian Peninsula on January 24 and many residents...

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Walk for Wenjack: Revisiting a family’s tragic loss with respect, compassion and hope

Written and photos by Darlene MacGillivray, Executive Director, Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation. On the weekend of November 19 and 20, 2016, I...

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You belong here

Following the tragic events that played out on Sunday at a mosque in the neighborhood of Ste-Foy we are thinking of the Quebec City...

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What are your 3 Things for Canada?

Imagine if every Canadian did three things for their community, their country, and the world this year. For Canada’s 150th, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi...

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Teamwork the name of the game for Banff Canmore Community Foundation

When Community Foundations of Canada partnered with the True Sport Foundation, it had two main goals: First, to help support sporting organizations, many of...

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New partnership to showcase nonprofit HR innovation in Canada

(OTTAWA, ON) – To kickoff 2017, Community Foundations of Canada will embark on a creative new project to support Canada’s nonprofit sector by highlighting...

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CFC celebrates 25 years and Canada’s 150th!

Canada’s community foundation movement has been working towards 2017 a long time, so it’s hard to believe we are here! Our engagement Canada’s 150th...

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Rowing together for the London community

Penny Jensen had just moved to Ilderton, Ontario when her husband passed away. Although her daughter lived close by, Jensen was a long drive...

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Stories we loved in 2016

We hope you enjoy this look back at some of the stories we loved from across our community foundation movement in 2016. We engaged...

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