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New outdoor exhibition space to highlight southwestern Manitoba’s Indigenous roots

These days, folks passing by the corner of Rosser and 7th Street in downtown Brandon, Manitoba, will have reason to pause and look up....

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Supporting newcomers through storytelling and mentorship

Victoria Foundation grants support the community organizations helping newcomers to Canada establish a sense of belonging. From language barriers to finding a job or...

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Community foundations support more than 1,700 local projects for Canada’s 150th

(OTTAWA, ON) – The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is bringing people together and building a greater sense of belonging through hundreds of local projects...

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65,000 community volunteers get behind local activities for Canada’s 150th

(OTTAWA, ON) – With Canada’s 150th upon us, tens of thousands of volunteers across the country are taking part in 2017 activities supported by communities participating...

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Two ecologically-minded projects put water at the centre of the sesquicentennial story

An important part of marking Canada’s 150th is paying tribute to something that’s been here a lot, lot longer—the Earth. Among many other priorities,...

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Canadian Village brings cultural awareness to youth near Ottawa for Canada’s 150th

For six Tuesday nights in April and May, teens living in Osgoode Village on the outskirts of Ottawa will travel across the country without...

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Mawer’s workplace culture of giving inspires $150,000 multi-charity program for Canada’s 150th

Big milestones deserve big actions. It’s not every year that Canada turns the big one-five-o, so we at Mawer Investment Management Ltd. decided to...

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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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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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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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How to use the Canada 150 Facebook frame

Canada’s 150th anniversary is finally here, and we’re spreading the word across Canada with the new Canada 150 profile frame on Facebook. Mobile users: Please...

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Guelph inspires new community collaboration and contribution for Canada’s 150th

Encourage participation. Inspire understanding. Build community. Those were the drivers behind The Guelph Community Foundation’s involvement in the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a...

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