Aviva Canada, Parachute, Canada partner up to make Canadian school zones safer

New Aviva Canada survey finds that, in the last year, 37% of parents have witnessed a car collision or near miss in a school zone, and over 70% of those involved a child TORONTO–Aviva Canada and Parachute, a Canada’s national charity dedicated to injury prevention, have partnered up through their …

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Government of Canada wants to hear from charities interested in receiving donations of its surplus goods

OTTAWA–Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is committed to disposing of government surplus goods in a responsible manner, while obtaining best value for Canadians. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, announced that the Government of Canada will consult with charities to identify the …

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Scotiabank makes $3.1 Million Donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada

Funds Boost Nationwide Mentorship Programs TORONTO–Youth mentorship has been given a tremendous boost thanks to a transformational $3.1 million donation by Scotiabank to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. Hundreds of thousands of young people across Canada are growing up in vulnerable situations including poverty, family instability, or identity-based discrimination. …

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Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) Announces New President and CEO

MONTREAL–Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) has appointed Jean-Marc Mangin as their new President and CEO, effective July 1, 2019. He succeeds Hilary Pearson, who has led PFC since 2001. Mangin brings a breadth of knowledge from his various roles spanning more than thirty years in civil society, the Federal Government, and …

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