Take our 2021 reader survey!

Angela Long

Angela Long headshot

Angela Long

Angela Long is a freelance journalist and multi-genre writer. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Globe and Mail, Utne Reader, and Poetry Ireland Review. She has travelled widely – collecting stories, working, and volunteering – from the Indian Himalayas to the rainforests of Central America, to the farmers’ fields of Basque Country. In 2018, she drove across Canada visiting rural media outlets for an upcoming book about the power of local news. She has written about living off-grid (after her own three-year experience on Haida Gwaii), Indigenous water issues, and astrophysics. She has profiled famous artists, volunteer doctors, and war correspondents. Her work has been anthologized, and she’s the author of two books, Observations from Off the Grid (2010) and Every Day We Disappear (2018). While she calls Toronto home, she lives part-time in Galicia, Spain, where she cares for a growing number of abandoned cats.

Written By Angela Long

A coalition of the willing: Canada’s health charities fill the gaps in a system in crisis

Health charities play a key role in changing the status quo in our healthcare system. The pandemic has shown us “on the widest scale possible” why these charities need to collaborate and work together. We talked to the CEO of the Health Charities Coalition of Canada, Connie Côté, and the leaders of several of the 24 national health charities that form its membership, about their work and what lies ahead.

Special Election 2021 Digest

In the latest News Digest, we are publishing a special pre-election issue, with a survey of advocacy campaigns on a range of federal issues that matter to Canadians, and which the charitable and non-profit sector are working on.

Sector News Digest – August 10, 2021

This week: Calls to revoke Catholic charities’ tax exempt status; Indigenous approaches to climate action; doubling down on the carbon benefits of conservation; and the Alberta inquiry on foreign influence stumbles to the finish line.

The future of work

Ready or not, the future of work is already here. For those who make the world of work their business, there’s reason for both optimism and concern.