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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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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

Social Prescribing: A holistic approach to improving the health and well-being of Canadians

Social prescribing is a means of connecting people to a range of community services and activities to improve their health and well-being.¹ These services vary based on each person’s needs and inte

National Ageism Consultation Questionnaire

The Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum(External link) (FPT Seniors Forum) has launched a consultation on ageism and is looking to better understand and address

UN declares healthy environment a human right

The United Nations General Assembly declared today that everyone on the planet has a right to a healthy environment, a move backers say is an important step in countering the alarming decline of the n

More than half of younger Canadians are including charitable giving in wills: RBC Royal Trust Survey

Younger Canadians are more philanthropic when it comes to estate planning and are more likely to give instructions on how their digital assets should be handled after their death according to a recent

YWCA Canada and Its Member Associations Launch first National Emergency Support Fund for survivors of intimate partner violence

YWCA Canada, the nation's oldest and largest gender equity organization, announced the launch of Canada's first-ever National Emergency Survivor Support Fund, in partnership with 12 of its member asso

Non-profit institutions and volunteering: Economic contribution, first quarter 2022

Real gross domestic product declines Real gross domestic product (GDP) of non-profit institutions edged down 0.3% in the first quarter of 2022, the first quarterly decrease since the second quarte

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