Photo of Danny Glenwright in Action Against Hunger vest.

The Philanthropist interview: Danny Glenwright

Last month, Save the Children Canada announced that Danny Glenwright would join the organization as president and CEO on March 1, after six years as the executive director of Action Against Hunger Canada. Glenwright has more than 16 years of experience in the non-profit and media sectors and has travelled to more than 60 countries…

Illustration by Paul Dotey.

Helping Others or Helping Yourself? The COVID-19 Pandemic and WE Charity Scandal Have Forced a Long Overdue Discussion About Volunteering in Canada

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged in March, Bayan Khatib knew she had to act quickly. The executive director of the Syrian Canadian Foundation was in charge of a program that taught English to newcomers to set them on the path to integration, and another that funded and mentored refugee women who want to become entrepreneurs….

Illustration by Paul Dotey.

Virus That “Knows No Borders” Sees Canadian Aid Groups Responding Both Locally and Globally as Financial and Humanitarian Pressures Mount

Canadian non-profit staff who work with vulnerable communities around the world are urging the federal government to maintain international development and humanitarian aid and establish a stabilization fund to help them remain afloat during the crisis. Aid groups say Ottawa’s commitment to international aid is also the right thing to do in response to a…

Illustration by Paul Dotey.

Des groupes d’aide canadiens interviennent au pays et à l’étranger alors que s’intensifient les pressions financières et humanitaires liées au virus qui « ne connaît pas de frontières »

Le personnel des OSBL canadiens œuvrant à travers le monde auprès des communautés vulnérables presse le gouvernement fédéral de maintenir l’aide internationale humanitaire et au développement, et d’instaurer un fonds de stabilisation pour que ces OSBL puissent traverser la crise. Des groupes d’aide soutiennent que l’engagement d’Ottawa envers l’aide internationale est un devoir face à…