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CANADA | Jan 24, 2023

Federal tax credit for multi-generational home renovations good start but not enough, experts say

More families are opting to live together in multi-generational homes amid rising costs and housing challenges.Morie Ford and her husband have been 'empty nesters' for the past 15 years. But that changed last month when their daughter and her partner moved into their newly constructed laneway hou

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2023 Engagement Survey

On June 15, 2022, Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, CanAge, and the British Columbia Association of Community Response Networks hosted our annual

What turns a workshop into a Men’s Shed?

Men's Shed Association of BC president Mike Jennings talks about the "magic" that happens at a men's shed and how the spaces are helping men manage their mental health.Joining a men’s shed changed M

Convene & Investigate Grant Applications Open January 16

Exciting News for 2023We've made funding more accessible! In the past, we required Investigate research projects to match funds, but in 2023, both Convene and Investigate grants will not require a

Canadians lacking digital literacy left behind as world becomes more dependent on technology

Being connected to the internet is more important now than it ever has been. Canadians need a reliable, high-speed connection for school, work and just about everything to do with their daily lives. B

2023 State of the Sector

This survey is meant to capture the "state of the not-for-profit sector" in British Columbia. We anticipate the resulting report will help BC’s not-for-profits in their advocacy efforts and our sect

Addressing Loneliness to Promote Health

Sometimes helping people adapt to the challenges in their lives and feel more hopeful about the future can start with a phone call. This is why Meritus Health, based in Hagerstown, Maryland, decided t

In an aging world, seniors’ loss of independence and quality of life is a preventable tragedy

As life expediencies increase in Canadians, research has found that the quality of life for older adults is not increasing nearly as fast. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the gaps in care for older

Two in Ten (22%) Canadians Say They’ll Access Charitable Services to Meet Essential Needs in Next 6 Months

Despite Need, CanadiansToronto, Ontario, November 15, 2022 — Amid rising interest rates, high inflation, and an affordability crunch, two in ten (22%) Canadians expect they will need to access chari

The 12 Scams of the Christmas Holidays

The spirit of the holidays is a time of giving for most but, for scammers, it is a time of taking. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) highlights the most popular holiday scams so that you can recog

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