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CANADA | May 23, 2024

Call for Lived Experiences: WHO Commission on Social Connection (Deadline: May 31, 2024)

The WHO Commission on Social Connection is looking for individuals who have experienced social isolation and loneliness to share their stories, insights, and advice.Commissioners are committed to lived experience being central to the process and products of the Commission. Your personal perspective

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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

Canadian charities giving to Indigenous Charities and Qualified Donees - 2019

In our article last year, we discussed Canadian charities giving to Indigenous Charities and Qualified Donees – 2018. Now Sharon Redsky, Wanda Brascoupe, Mark Blumberg and Jessie Lang have reviewe

Non-profit organizations in rural Canada, 2019

In 2019, there were over 130,000 non-profit organizations (NPOs) in Canada, of which, nearly one quarter (22.5%) were in rural Canada. Rural NPOs employed just over one tenth (11.6%) of all non-p

National Seniors Day - October 1st

National Seniors Day - October 1 October 1 is National Seniors Day, an occasion for all Canadians to appreciate and celebrate older adults. The intent of National Seniors Day is to showcase the contr

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