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Arctic expedition offers learning experience about Inuit culture, climate change

In August, Community Foundations of Canada teamed up with Students on Ice, inviting nine community leaders on a journey to experience Canada’s north and...

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Community Organizations and the State of Social Change

Across Canada, changemakers, advocates, policy wonks – collectively known to us as shift disturbers – are working hard at the community level to disrupt...

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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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New $100,000 contribution from HSBC Bank Canada to support life skills, employment and language training for Syrian refugees

(OTTAWA, ON) – Community organizations working closely with Syrian refugees in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal will soon be getting a boost thanks to...

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Google Canada launches $5M prize for nonprofit innovation

Google.org Impact Challenge will fund nonprofits that are using technology to tackle complex challenges TORONTO (ON) – Google announced today that it is bringing...

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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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ALT/Now residencies spark community-driven innovations to tackle economic inequality

The challenge of widening economic inequality in our communities Over the past 20 years, the income and wealth of all groups in Canada has...

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CBC/Radio-Canada names Community Foundations of Canada and the 150Alliance as official partners for 2017

(OTTAWA, ON) June 28, 2016 – A new set of partnerships involving CBC/Radio-Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and the 150Alliance was announced today as...

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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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CN’s $5 million donation strengthens The Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

The Welcome Fund is now contributing $6 million towards settlement efforts TORONTO, December 16, 2015 – Manulife and Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) extend...

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Manulife and Community Foundations of Canada establish Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

Cornerstone contribution to grow to $1 million TORONTO, December 10, 2015 – Manulife today announced that it is partnering with Community Foundations of Canada...

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Welcoming Manulife as CKX Catalytic Partner

In November 2014, more than 400 leaders and community change-makers from across Canada descended on Toronto for the inaugural CKX Summit to explore how individuals,...

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