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Visit Welcome House at Belong 2017 and experience the impact of the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

This guest post is by Amélie Picher, Director of Corporate Donations at Manulife. The Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees is an inspiring story about how...

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Colin Sinclare and Nadia Savva of MFS are ‘proud CFC believers’

Tell us about your company, and who we can look forward to meeting at the Belong 2017 Conference MFS is a global investment manager...

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Meet Dario DiNapoli and Emily Chew of Manulife Asset Management: they’re coming to Belong 2017 and you should too

This guest post is by Dario DiNapoli, Managing Director of Institutional Investments at Manulife Asset Management. Tell us about your company, and who we...

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Foundant providing tech solutions that build belonging

Who we can look forward to meeting at the “Belong 2017” Conference? Can you tell us a bit about your company? My name is...

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Breaking down barriers at the Community Jam

April 28, 2017 – Community Foundations of Canada, Simon Fraser University and the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation have joined forces to bring educational institutions,...

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Carold Institute and Community Foundations of Canada partner to invest in reflective practice and learning for social change

CKX to curate expanded program to enable reflective practice and learning to enhance the leadership of those driving social change in Canada. The Carold...

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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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Arts and culture key to building belonging, but more resources needed to improve quality of arts facilities and programs, highlights new national Vital Signs report

(OTTAWA, ON) – A new national report, released today by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, is shining...

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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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Community Foundations of Canada announces new CEO building on culture of shared leadership, innovation and growth

(OTTAWA, ON) – Ahead of its international conference in Ottawa-Gatineau this May, Board Chair Victoria Grant and President Ian Bird, on behalf of Community...

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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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