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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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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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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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Community projects for Canada’s 150th engage Syrian refugees and other newcomers

(OTTAWA, ON) – Thanks to contributions from the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, community projects in Nanaimo, Edmonton, Peterborough and Montreal will help welcome...

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Food projects build community and bring people together for Canada’s 150th

(OTTAWA, ON) – Community food projects ranging from multicultural markets to revitalized farms to rooftop gardens will bring Canadians together across the country thanks...

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New community foundations open call for #Canada150 grants

Momentum is building with 2017 just around the corner! More than 75 communities are currently accepting calls for grant applications to the Community Fund...

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Arts and culture projects at heart of community engagement for Canada’s 150th

(OTTAWA, ON)  – A wave of exciting arts and culture projects ranging from painted murals to musical celebrations to theatrical performances will soon engage...

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