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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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Romance Scams

The internet has made it easier for people to connect, share interests and develop relationships. Social media, online classifieds, and dating websites and apps have helped many Canadians meet new peo

Senior Women Face Disproportionate Rates of Family Violence

The 2021 Statistics Canada report on police-reported violence against seniors (65-89) reveals that senior women are more likely to face family violence than senior men. This includes violence from spo

Pandemic innovation: Using what we’ve learned to achieve lasting change in our communities

Throughout the pandemic, United Way Greater Toronto’s network of over 300 funded agencies and community partners mobilized quickly to meet urgent and evolving needs and problem solve in real time

City of Burnaby Strengthens Protections for Renters

The City of Burnaby is taking action to ensure Burnaby tenants continue to enjoy some of the strongest protections in the country, after approving new provisions to the City’s Tenant Assistance Pol

Brain Health Survey

In Canada, there is an urgent need to better understand awareness of brain health and disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and dementia, from a broad group of stakeholders.  Findings from this survey wil

Help shape the future for seniors in long-term care!

The Office of the Seniors Advocate (OSA) 2022-2023 Long-Term Care Resident and Family Experience Survey is seeking volunteer surveyors to engage with residents, friends, and families in a conversati

Shifting the conversation: How the sector is using narrative change to advance social change

Changing the way people think about an issue is a precondition to mobilizing action on it. But which organizations have institutionalized narrative change practices as a strategic priority, and how is

How Nonprofits Can Better Ally with Indigenous Organizations

Considering that The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada was established over 14 years ago, why has the sector failed to take a more meaningful role in an area where its support could make a

Government of Canada launches call for proposals for community projects to support seniors

News release Organizations are invited to apply for funding through simplified application process September 21, 2022                 Ottawa, Ontario          Employment and

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