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Employment and Social Development Canada
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Government of Canada has helped millions of Canadians, including seniors, by providing them with COVID-19 related supports and benefits. As Canada emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government will continue to support community organizations that make a
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Every year, on June 15th, we all join forces to remind the world that human rights don’t get old. As part of our campaign, we’re excited to announce the launch of our new World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) pledge! We’re inviting Canadians of all ages to become a Champion of elder abuse
Statistics Canada
A person's age is closely related to the goods they consume and the services they need. For example, a young adult may be thinking about buying their first home or purchasing goods and services to meet the needs of their young family, such as daycare. An older, retired person may seek out other
Family Caregivers of British Columbia
The month of May marks Family Caregiver Awareness Month! Each year, caregiver support organizations across Canada celebrate this important month with our Caregiver Aware 2022 campaign. This year, Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Ontario join together in celebrating, acknowledging, and
Statistics Canada
Total donation amounts reported by tax filers increased to close to $10.6 billion (+2.7%) in 2020, while the total number of donors decreased (-0.6%), continuing the decline that started in 2011. The median donation amount was $340, which represents a 9.7% increase from 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic
SE Health
The COURAGE team is interested in hosting a conversation circle (focus group) with 6-8 participants from BC. Compensation will be provided. If your organization is interested in helping to facilitate a session, please email ZannatReza@sehc.com
SE Health
What is COURAGE? COURAGE: Action for Better Aging initiative is a social movement for change to reimagine aging where older adults have choice, independence and quality of life. COURAGE is building a coalition to mobilize action towards change. It is a partnership between SE Health and the Covenant
Send us photos that showcase the spirit of BC Volunteers – their empathy, compassion and generosity during these challenging times. Don’t have any photos – send a screenshot of your virtual activity. Or a photo of a volunteer with a short caption on how they made a positive impact? All photos will
Vancouver Foundation
Vancouver Foundation is proud to partner with the Government of BC, United Way BC, and New Relationship Trust to mobilize more than $34 million over the next three years for community organizations across the province that are struggling from the effects of the pandemic. The Recovery and Resiliency
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Canadians need access to high-quality Internet services at affordable prices. Through the Connecting Families initiative, the Government of Canada, in partnership with 14 Internet service providers (ISP), is supporting affordable high-speed Internet for those who need it most. Today, the Honourable