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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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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

Ground-breaking new partnership brings vital support to BC’s non-profit sector at a critical time

Vancouver Foundation is proud to partner with the Government of BC, United Way BC, and New Relationship Trust to mobilize more than $34 million over the next three years for community organizations

Government of Canada announces affordable high-speed Internet to help connect low-income families and seniors

Canadians need access to high-quality Internet services at affordable prices. Through the Connecting Families initiative, the Government of Canada, in partnership with 14 Internet service providers

B.C. seniors struggling to find home care services in their native tongue

Article originally published at: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/british-columbia/article-bc-seniors-struggling-to-find-home-care-services-their-native-tongue/ Lam Lai Han thought she would ha

UBC Provider Perspectives Study

The UBC Centre for Collaborative Hoarding is doing research to understand perspectives of service providers who at least occasionally assess, intervene, or inspect hoarded homes.  The Provider Persp

United Way British Columbia NOT-FOR-PROFIT Sector CAPACITY BUILDING NEEDS ASSESSMENT

It has been a challenging year and as we think through what the next years will be like, United Way British Columbia, would like to hear from you about your capacity building priorities.  “Capacit

United Way BC Community Recipe Book - would you like to be involved?

United Way British Columbia is putting together a recipe book that will serve to promote healthy eating through the lenses and recipes of many of our funded programs and allied organizations. This pro

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