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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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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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Reimagine Community Philanthropy in the CKX PhilanthroLAB

Join us in the CKX PhilanthroLab where we’ll deconstruct and reimagine community philanthropy with the vision of building communities where everyone feels like they...

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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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Make the most of #Belong2017 with our new conference app

Conferences are all about learning new things, meeting new people and experiencing something extraordinary together. Every year we try to push the boundaries of...

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Next generation research leaders from Canada and low- and middle-income countries to pursue innovation and community building projects

(OTTAWA, ON) – More than 450 researchers at the doctoral, postdoctoral and early-career levels will undertake global research projects as part of the new...

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