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Witness Blanket monument stands as a symbol of reconciliation at Belong 2017 conference

The first time that Sandra Richardson encountered artist and master carver Carey Newman’s “Witness Blanket”—a massive, mostly wooden 40-foot sculpture built from hundreds of remnants from...

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Innovation Central to deliver technology automations and solutions at Belong 2017 conference

Community Foundations of Canada and GrantBook are pleased to announce “Innovation Central” – a curated hub of technology providers that will form an integral...

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Governor General of Canada to open Belong 2017 Conference

We’re just three short weeks from welcoming 700 community and philanthropy leaders to Ottawa-Gatineau! Between the All My Relations gathering (May 9-11), pre-conference program...

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Reimagine Community Philanthropy in the CKX PhilanthroLAB

Join us in the CKX PhilanthroLab where we’ll deconstruct and reimagine community philanthropy with the vision of building communities where everyone feels like they...

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Make the most of #Belong2017 with our new conference app

Conferences are all about learning new things, meeting new people and experiencing something extraordinary together. Every year we try to push the boundaries of...

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Announcing the #Belong2017 conference program

We’re excited to announce the full conference program and schedule for the 2017 Community Foundations Conference is now live! Here’s a taste of what...

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Why an investment in young leaders is an investment in community

When Chayanika Lutes heads to the 2017 Community Foundations Conference this May in Ottawa-Gatineau, it will have been 13 years since the first time...

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Pre-conference Master Class and Site Visit registrations open

The countdown to #Belong2017 is on! Today we’re excited to share that registration is open for Master Classes, Site Visits and Experience Ottawa Tours...

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Peer Gatherings and Francophonie Summit part of engaging pre-conference lineup

We’re less than three months away from welcoming everyone to Ottawa-Gatineau for the 2017 Community Foundations Conference. More than 400 participants have already registered,...

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Desmond Cole and Ratna Omidvar join stellar conference speaker lineup

The countdown is on! We’re exactly 150 days away from the 2017 Community Foundations Conference. Lots of action on the go as we get...

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John Ralston Saul and Nadia Duguay new Belong 2017 speakers!

We’ve added two new speakers to our already inspiring conference lineup. John Ralston Saul is a provocative author and forward-thinking visionary known for his...

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Mawer and the Community Connection

L-R: Mawer Investment Management: Andrew Johnson (Institutional Portfolio Manager), Michael Mezei (President) and Craig Senyk (Vice Chairman, Institutional Portfolio Manager). A few members of...

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