150 Profiles: Leslie Cheung

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Leslie Cheung Current role in the sector: Partnership Development Director at Powered by Data, a project of Tides Canada Years working and/or volunteering in…

150 Profiles: Vic Murray

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Vic Murray Current role in the sector: Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria. Years working and/or volunteering…

150 Profiles: Elayne Greeley

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Elayne Greeley Current role in the sector: Partnership Broker and Visual Practitioner with Community, Career & Employment Partnership Project Years working and/or volunteering…

150 Profiles: Sapna Goel

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Sapna Goel Current role in the sector: Communications Consultant, Sharing Dance, Canada’s National Ballet School Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  12 years….

150 Profiles: Princess Alexander

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Princess Alexander Current role in the sector: President of Alexander Learmond consultancy, Vice-Chair, Entrepreneurship and Strategy Program Advisory Council, Ted Rogers School of Management,…

From Confusion to Co-Creation:  Bridging the Community-Academy Divide in International Research Collaboration

Research collaborations are almost always seen as desirable. Studies that compare practices across international boundaries and that engage researchers and practitioners require individuals to relate to one another across a vast array of cultures, languages, professional practices, and research expectations. Such partnerships can in turn produce new skills and expertise, improve access to funding, and…

Investing in our democracy – a legacy for Canada 150

The year 2017 shouldn’t be so much about celebration as it should be about a turning point for our democracy. Whether influenced by Brexit, the Trump presidency, or the fact that 2016 marked the 11th consecutive year of decline in global freedom (Freedom House, 2017), it’s time for Canadians to take a serious look at…