Supporting Evidence-Informed Policymaking and Service Delivery in Canada’s Non-Profit Sector

The non-profit sector plays a substantial role in providing programs and services that contribute to Canada’s social, economic, and civic health. The role of non-profit organizations in collecting and mobilizing evidence deserves more attention because the sector is a key pillar in building the evidence base for policy. What is evidence-informed policymaking? This approach to…

150 Profiles: Patricia Thomson

As a way to mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist profiled Canadians from across the non-profit sector and put a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. As 2017 drew to a close, we published our final profile of 2017 — reaching our target of speaking with 150…

150 Profiles: Eunbyul Park

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: Eunbyul Park Current role in the sector: Coordinator at the Centre for Immigration Policy Evaluation (CIPE) and the Communication at Concordia University and Mobilization…

150 Profiles: Nadia Ross

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: Nadia Ross Current role in the sector: Artistic Director, STO Union, a theatre organization based in Wakefield, Quebec. Years working and/or volunteering in the…

150 Profiles: Eyob G. Naizghi

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: Eyob G. Naizghi Current role in the sector: Executive Director of MOSAIC, an organization serving immigrant, newcomer and refugee communities in Greater Vancouver. Years…

150 Profiles: Stacey Godsoe

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: Stacey Godsoe Current role in the sector: Project Officer, “Pathways to Justice”, Be the Peace Institute Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 20 years….

150 Profiles: Paxton Bruce

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: Paxton Bruce Current role in the sector: Research Coordinator for the Centre for Child Well-Being at Mount Royal University and Network ‘Enabler’ at the…

150 Profiles: Joanne L. Murray

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: Joanne L. Murray Current role in the sector: Executive Director, John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick Inc. Years working and/or volunteering in the…

150 Profiles: Ibrahim Musa

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: Ibrahim Musa Current role in the sector: Founder and Executive Director of the Cuts For Kids Foundation, Communications Coordinator at Youth Ottawa, Tenant Ambassador at…

150 Profiles: Senator Ratna Omidvar

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: The Honourable Ratna Omidvar, C.M., O.Ont. Current role in the sector: Independent Senator for Ontario, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Global Diversity Exchange (GDX) at the Ted…