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Gotta catch ‘em all: From Pokémon to belonging?

While it might be easy to dismiss Pokémon Go as a passing fad, in the short time since the augmented-reality game launched around the world,...

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Building a movement where we all belong

Strengthening the connections between people in our network, the communities they call home and the values we share is part of what makes us...

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World Refugee Day takes flight across Canada

Today, on June 20, Canadians and the international community are participating in World Refugee Day – a global day of action dedicated to recognizing...

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Rolling out the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees in Canadian communities

Following the 2015 Federal Election, Canadians united around a commitment to welcome 25,000 refugees from Syria. John McCallum, the newly appointed Minister of Immigration,...

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Toronto receives $750,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

(TORONTO, ON) May 24, 2016 – Coinciding with Newcomer Day in Toronto, Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $750,000 contribution from...

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Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees receives media attention and support across Canada

John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, in Calgary with Mayor Naheed Nenshi, February 2016. Photo by Mike Ridewood/CP images.   As communities...

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Waterloo Region receives $175,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

(WATERLOO, ON) May 10, 2016 – Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $175,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees...

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Ottawa receives $450,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

(OTTAWA, ON) May 4, 2016 – Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $450,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees...

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Vital Signs champions sport and belonging 100 days from Olympics

(OTTAWA, ON) April 27, 2016 – 100 days out from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Community Foundations of Canada and the True Sport Foundation have...

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On sport, belonging and early morning double-doubles

It happened at 6:30 a.m. on a frigid Saturday in the dead of winter. On the second bench from the blue line at the...

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Hamilton receives $250,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

(HAMILTON, ON) April 11, 2016 – Community Foundations of Canada and Hamilton Community Foundation are  pleased to announce a $250,000 contribution from the Welcome...

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What does it mean to belong?

It’s a pretty big question – and one that has been on my mind a lot lately in my work here at Community Foundations...

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