Fatima Syed

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Fatima Syed

Fatima Syed is a Mississauga-based freelance journalist who reports on everything to do with politics, climate, race, and business. She describes her niche as “all things complicated and largely uncovered.” Her work has been published in National Observer, the Toronto StarThe WalrusChatelaineThe Narwhal and The Logic and has been recognized by the Digital Publishing Awards and the National Magazine Awards. She has contributed chapters to two anthologies published by Coach House Books: Subdivided: City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity and House Divided. She is also the host of The Backbench, Canadaland’s new political podcast, and the vice-president of the Canadian Association of Journalists. 

Written By Fatima Syed

A post-pandemic agenda for the environment

Canada’s leading funder groups together with The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada have launched an ambitious drive to push the climate agenda to the forefront of charitable activity in Canada.

The Philanthropist interview: Marina Glogovac

In March, CanadaHelps marked 20 years of service to Canadian charities. The country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online has been used by more than 23,000 non-profits and millions of Canadians. We talked to CEO Marina Glogovac about what lies ahead, in a digital-first, post-pandemic world.