Shelley Price: Storytelling the philanthropic landscape – Collective restorying of giving and sharing through Indigenous perspectives

This Q&A is part of a series of interviews with six PhiLab researchers about their areas of study. PhiLab is a Canadian research network on philanthropy based in Montreal, on the campus of UQAM. *** Shelley Price, associate professor at the Gerald Schwartz School of Business, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia You were born…

Shelley Price : L’histoire du paysage philanthropique – la remémoration collective du don et du partage dans une perspective autochtone

Ce texte fait partie d’une série d’entretiens menés auprès de six chercheurs de la communauté PhiLab sur leurs différents objets d’étude. PhiLab est un réseau canadien de recherche en philanthropie basé à Montréal, sur le campus de l’UQAM. *** Shelley Price, professeure associée à la Gerald Schwartz School of Business, St. Francis Xavier University, Nouvelle-Écosse…

Jacqueline Colting-Stol: Foundations and climate action

This Q&A is part of a series of interviews with six PhiLab researchers about their areas of study. PhiLab is a Canadian research network on philanthropy based in Montreal, on the campus of UQAM. *** Jacqueline Colting-Stol, PhD student in social work at McGill University As a teenager, did you have a clear idea of…

Jacqueline Colting-Stol : Les fondations philanthropiques et l’action climatique

Ce texte fait partie d’une série d’entretiens menés auprès de six chercheurs de la communauté PhiLab sur leurs différents objets d’étude. PhiLab est un réseau canadien de recherche en philanthropie basé à Montréal, sur le campus de l’UQAM. *** Jacqueline Colting-Stol, étudiante au doctorat en travail social à l’Université McGill À l’adolescence, aviez-vous une vision…

After-times: The sector’s role in post-pandemic Canada

Publisher’s note: In November 2020, the Agora Foundation board of directors established an Editorial Advisory Committee whose members could provide input and insights into our evolving coverage of Canada’s philanthropic sector. We have drawn on their considerable experience in our reporting. This spring, we asked contributor Emily Mathieu to canvass some members of the EAC…

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“The most private public inquiry I have ever seen’’: Alberta non-profit leaders concerned about the fall-out from Jason Kenney’s “anti-Alberta” probe

When Jason Kenney strode to the podium to announce his inquiry into “anti-Alberta” activities by environmental advocates who receive foreign funding, he had the inquiry’s answer in his prepared remarks. “For over a decade, a well-funded foreign campaign has defamed Alberta’s energy industry and sought to land-lock our oil,’’ the Alberta premier said. “The reputational…

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Leaning into Funder Collaboration at the 2019 CEGN Conference

It was a big number or, more precisely, a yawning gap. In 2010, parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted a 10-year strategic plan with 20 targets, one of which called on signatories to protect at least 17% of all terrestrial areas and inland waterways, as well as 10% of marine areas, within…

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Policy Matters: Tim Gray

Later this year, Canadians will vote in the 43rd federal election. Many non-profit organizations, networks, and coalitions see elections as a critical opportunity to raise relevant public policy issues. Recently, the rules for charities engaging in public policy have become a prominent source of debate and discussion in government and the sector. As we countdown…

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Policy Matters: Sidney Ribaux

Later this year, Canadians will vote in the 43rd federal election. Many non-profit organizations, networks, and coalitions see elections as a critical opportunity to raise relevant public policy issues. Recently, the rules for charities engaging in public policy have become a prominent source of debate and discussion in government and the sector. As we countdown…