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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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Philanthropic sector ‘relieved’ with key victory at Commons committee

It had been the most contentious language in a bill the sector had been told would embrace the “spirit” of legislation – Bill S-216 – that had passed the Senate and was at second reading in t

Government of Canada funds more than 3,000 projects across Canada to support seniors in their communities

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

Become a champion of elder abuse prevention

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 annou

In the midst of high job vacancies and historically low unemployment, Canada faces record retirements from an aging labour force: number of seniors aged 65 and older grows six times faster than children 0-14

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 mee

Celebrating Caregiver Awareness Month 2022

  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 ye

Statistics Canada: Charitable donors, 2020

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. T

COURAGE conversation circles

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

COURAGE: Action for Better Aging survey

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

Volunteer BC's National Volunteer Week Photo Contest

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 a

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