Government Has a Role in Strengthening Canada’s Charities and Non-Profits: Senators Mercer, Omidvar

Canada’s charitable and non-profit sector is the second largest in the world. More than 24 million Canadians — about two-thirds of the population — donated to a charity or non-profit organization in 2013. But, as generous as Canadians are, there are still underlying challenges in the charitable and non-profit sector, which is in danger of…

Le gouvernement a un rôle à jouer dans le renforcement des organismes de bienfaisance et sans but lucratif du Canada: sénateurs Mercer et Omidvar

Le secteur de la bienfaisance et sans but lucratif du Canada est le deuxième en importance dans le monde. Plus de 24 millions de Canadiens, soit environ les deux tiers de la population, ont effectué un don à un organisme de bienfaisance ou sans but lucratif en 2013. Mais, aussi généreux que soient les Canadiens, il y…

Learning How to Do Succession Planning from Younger Leaders

This article is the third in a series about intergenerational leadership. The series is published as a collaboration between The Philanthropist and Connect the Sector (CTS). Millennials are the most talked about group in today’s workforce. A lot of this interest has to do with the fact that millennials (the demographic cohort following Generation X)…

150 Profiles: Farah Fancy

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: Farah Fancy Current role in the sector: Co-founder of Le Groupe Herencias based in Montreal, that inspires with arts to create more inclusive societies through…

150 Profiles: Celine Trojand

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: Celine Trojand Current role in the sector: Lead Organizer at Organizing for Change, a.k.a. movement wrangler Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit…

150 Profiles: Maggie Hodge Kwan

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: Maggie Hodge Kwan Current role in the sector: Planning, metrics, and evaluation consultant Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: 13 years….

150 Profiles: Emma Gilchrist

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: Emma Gilchrist Current role in the sector: Editor-In-Chief of DeSmog Canada Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: 7 years. What was your…

150 Profiles: Josey Kitson

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: Josey Kitson Current role in the sector: Executive Director for World Animal Protection Canada Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: 15 years. What…