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CANADA | Dec 26, 2022

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 that playing out day-to-day? How many non-profits are doing the deep listening necessary to underst

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100 Days on: Millions of older people neglected in Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis

HelpAge Canada warns that more must be done to prioritize the particular challenges and needs of millions of older people caught in Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis. People over the age of 60 are being

12th Intergenerational Day Canada is June 1st, 2022!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7STvG6czuZk HOW TO CELEBRATE IG DAY As we come out of COVID times, two things are still clear: Older adults and youth/children need one another more than ever. W

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

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

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

Men's Shed Association of BC Conference - Video Recap and Grant Opportunity

With local, provincial, national, and international participation and presentations, the recent Men's Shed Association of B.C. Conference was an important milestone for celebrating and growing the Men

Forgotten lives: The experiences of trans older adults with dementia

This project, entitled Forgotten lives: The experiences of trans older adults with dementia, is led by two professors in the School of Social Work at the University of Ottawa, Marjorie Silverman (cisg

Why Trauma-Informed Workplaces are Necessary to Support Non-Profit Staff and Volunteers

I usually feel the tension in my shoulders first, weighing me down, then the pain makes its way down my back, running down my legs, and the nausea sets in. I start to feel paralyzed – frozen – una

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

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