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News by subject: Philanthropy

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13 june 2024

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Wilson Blanchard Management, An Associa® Company and leading provider of condominium management services throughout Ontario, proudly hosted the 2024 WB CondoCon Vendor Trade Show on June 4, 2024, at the Oakville Conference Centre. The event brought...


12 june 2024

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Pizza Nova and its partners took to the greens on June 11 to raise funds for Villa Charities as part of its annual charity summer golf event ? and while the scores will remain on the course, the total funds raised came in higher than expected at...


7 june 2024

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Barrick Gold Corporation and JV partner Zijin Mining Group announced today that they would jointly contribute US$1 million (Kina 3.8 million) to help communities in Papua New Guinea's Enga province in the wake of a landslide in Mulitaka that has...


5 june 2024

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Pizza Nova has proven yet again that its customers love to dip'n give for Variety ? the Children's Charity of Ontario. Domenic Primucci, the company's president, visited Variety Village on June 4 to present a cheque for a record-breaking $217,874 to...

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This Summer, MS Canada invites cyclists, cycling enthusiasts and all Canadians looking for an energizing and inspiring challenge to gear up and pedal with purpose ? moving the MS community closer to a world free of multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a...


3 june 2024

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Royal University Hospital Foundation and BHP are pleased to announce a $1 million donation from BHP that will transform the way the most utilized diagnostic procedure ? X-ray imaging -- is done at Royal University Hospital (RUH). BHP's donation to...


30 may 2024

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More than 500,000 people will take part in Ocean Week Canada events and activities when the nationwide festival returns for its third year, June 1 - 9, 2024. Ocean Week Canada promotes ocean connection and conservation in the week surrounding World...


29 may 2024

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True to its mission of empowering healthcare professionals and its commitment to social impact, Heritage MD, a specialized wealth advisory firm "Created for Physicians by Physicians", has pledged $500K to the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)...


28 may 2024

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Vital Voices Global Partnership (Vital Voices) is combining two of its most beloved annual events into one spectacular week of inspiration and action with the Vital Voices Festival and 23rd Global Leadership Awards, taking place on May 29 and 30 in...


24 may 2024

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Science World is pleased to share that its Creative Technology Gallery, co-presented by Beedie and RBC, has won an award at this year's Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) CASCADE awards in the $1M+ category. Since 2003 the annual CASCADE...

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The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society (BCSS), a provincial non-profit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by schizophrenia and severe and persistent mental illness, is marking National Schizophrenia and...


23 may 2024

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The Oilers "Kids in Oil Country" Playoffs 50/50 raffle is now live for the Western Conference Final in support of Make-A-Wish Canada, the YMCA of Northern Alberta and the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation's (EOCF) Every Kid Deserves a Shot...

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A new survey[1] by Canadian charity, Children Believe to mark Menstrual Hygiene Day, May 28, has found that Canadians do not rank menstruation as a top barrier to education, despite period poverty causing millions to miss up to two years of school....


22 may 2024

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Newmarket, Ontario, May 22, 2024 ? June is National Deafblind Awareness Month, and twins Scott and Ian are using their creativity to break down barriers and raise awareness for those who are deafblind. With the help of their intervenor, the twins...


21 may 2024

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A new Chief Harry Family Scholarship will support 10 Indigenous students across Canada with $50,000 over five years ? a significant investment in education to help build brighter futures. Supported by The Driving Force Group of Companies, the...

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The Ottawa Community Land Trust (OCLT), a non-profit social enterprise with a vision to make affordable housing accessible to all, proudly launches the Housing Forever Bond campaign. With a goal to raise $1.72M million in community bonds, OCLT aims...

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Western Financial Group will kick off the grand opening of a new Vernon branch with the company's annual 5km walk to raise funds for local charities. NONA Child Development Centre will be the recipient of funds raised through the initiative. With...


16 may 2024

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Westland Insurance, one of Canada's largest independently owned brokerages, has announced a matching gift of $50,000 to Covenant House Vancouver. Located in Vancouver's downtown core, this shelter provides crucial support to young individuals who are...


14 may 2024

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With tremendous support from Canada's seven National Hockey League (NHL) teams, individuals and several communities, the ALS Super Fund has achieved a significant milestone: surpassing its first $1 million in donations through Charitable Impact's...

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L'Arche Greater Vancouver gratefully announces that its We All Belong campaign has received a second major donation from the same family Foundation. In 2019, shortly after L'Arche launched its redevelopment campaign, the Morris and Helen Belkin...

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Humber River Health Foundation is thrilled to announce a donation of $10 million from the Honey & Barry Sherman Legacy Foundation to revitalize healthcare in one of Toronto's most underserved communities. With this donation, the 17-acre Humber River...


10 may 2024

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In partnership with autistic people, caregivers, Autism Speaks Canada, Autism Alliance of Canada, the McMaster Autism Research Team, and with the participation of seventeen provincial, territorial, and other autism-focussed organizations, the 2023...


9 may 2024

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Today, Jayman BUILT (Jayman) is thrilled to announce that it is donating an additional $10,000 to MS Canada after its support with a creative social media initiative, $10K for 10,000 followers. This is in addition to the almost $1.5 million of...

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Bunzl Canada today announced the results of the inaugural Bunzl for Better branded sustainability campaign, held throughout the month of April. The industry-leading distributor of essential operating supplies introduced Bunzl for Better to...


8 may 2024

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Bunzl Canada today announced the results of the inaugural Bunzl for Better sustainability campaign held in conjunction with April's Earth Month. Bunzl for Better is a national, company-wide program focused on protecting the environment and...


6 may 2024

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Branksome Hall, one of Toronto's leading girls' schools, has received a record-breaking $5-million gift. This is the largest donation in the history of the 120-year-old institution and among the largest ever to a Canadian girls' school. The anonymous...


2 may 2024

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The Russian Federation has been accused before the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva of carrying out a deliberate attack on a hospital in Syria?in a legal action that highlights Moscow's repeated use of military force against health care facilities...


1 may 2024

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For the 25th consecutive year, Pizza Nova invites Ontarians to participate in its "That's Amore Pizza for Kids" fundraiser in support of Variety - The Children's Charity of Ontario. Under the rallying cry "Dip n'Give", the company will direct fifty...


25 april 2024

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Autism Speaks Canada, a national charity dedicated to creating an inclusive Canada for all individuals with autism throughout their lifespan, announced the appointment of Tracy Culleton as its Executive Director. An extensive search was conducted by...


24 april 2024

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A new report by The Bridgespan Group, Illuminating Impact: Why Gender Matters for Funders in Any Issue Area, looks at the ways that considering gender in all philanthropic endeavors, beyond those explicitly allocated for women and girls initiatives,...

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May is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month and MS Canada invites Canadians to join the MS community and navigate MS together. At MS Canada, we work to educate people on the impact of MS in our country and support people living with MS through...


23 april 2024

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Homes For Heroes Foundation today announced a $1.5 million donation from BMO ? a long-time supporter of the Canadian Armed Forces and Canadian Veterans. Representatives from both organisations were on hand at The Royal Canadian Military Institute to...


22 april 2024

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During the 46th session of King Faisal Prize on April 22, exceptional accomplishments in the fields of gene therapy for neuromuscular diseases and groundbreaking RNA discoveries were acknowledged. Professor Jerry Mendell was awarded the Medicine...

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Exterro, the leading provider of data risk management software solutions, announced today it will be supporting the 2024 International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS) Training Event by donating over $2.7 million in subscriptions...


17 april 2024

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Pizza Nova announced today its latest installment in a series of donations to support breakfast programs for Ontario students. On April 12, 2024 Domenic Primucci, President of Pizza Nova, presented the contribution of $28,767 to Student Nutrition...

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Young entrepreneurs across the country now have a better chance to successfully start or buy a business, thanks to the Government of Canada's renewed investment of $60 million over five years in Futurpreneur Canada, announced yesterday in the 2024...

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CanadaHelps, the country's largest platform for donating and fundraising online, today released the seventh edition of The Giving Report, an annual look at the charitable sector and the state of giving. The Giving Report 2024: From Disconnection to...


16 april 2024

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The National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) is pleased with the 2024-2025 federal budget and the Government of Canada's support and recognition of the important work of Friendship Centres. Friendship Centres support over half of the...

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WHAT:         As the City of Calgary recognizes April 18-24, 2024 as OWN.CANCER week, the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Alberta Health Services and University of Calgary will be hosting a series of fun activations and initiatives across the city to...


15 april 2024

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It was an evening filled with 70s disco flair, delicious canapés, and thrilling prizes to be won. The Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel was converted into Studio 514, a unique Montreal-spin on the famed disco nightclub Studio 54. It was a...


13 april 2024

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C.K. McWhorter and the McWhorter Family Trust are thrilled to announce the endowment of a Warrant of Excellence to The Wimbledon Championships. This prestigious award recognizes Wimbledon's steadfast commitment to Environmental, Social, and...

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C.K. McWhorter and the McWhorter Family Trust announce the endowment of the prestigious McWhorter Family Warrant of Recognition to Maison Goyard, in celebration of its exceptional commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices...


11 april 2024

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The McWhorter Family Single Family Office, esteemed for its discerning investment strategies and commitment to excellence, proudly announces the commencement of strategic discussions with the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Norway. This bold initiative...

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Sodexo Canada's commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is detailed in its latest Better Tomorrow and Indigenous Reconciliation Report. Released today, the report outlines the company's CSR goals, achievements and data points that measure...


8 april 2024

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In a significant and urgent appeal, The McWhorter Foundation, under the guidance of its Chairman, C.K. McWhorter, American businessman & philanthropist, is calling upon the United States of America for immediate protective intervention. This plea is...


4 april 2024

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Westland Insurance, Canada's largest independently owned insurance broker, unveiled its 2023 Community Impact Report today. This comprehensive report showcases Westland's unwavering dedication to community giving initiatives across the nation, while...

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WHAT:Media are invited to attend an interview opportunity at the 30th annual Enserva STARS & Spurs Gala.   The Enserva STARS & Spurs Gala returns to Calgary on April 6, 2024, bringing together industry leaders in the energy sector to raise critical...


3 april 2024

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In advance of the upcoming federal budget, Habitat for Humanity is calling on the Government of Canada to introduce measures that will strengthen the housing system, create housing supply, and allow non-profits like Habitat to significantly increase...


2 april 2024

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Autism Speaks Canada marks an evolution in collaborating with and standing alongside the autistic community by launching Autism Speaks Canada's World Autism Month campaign. The campaign includes a pledge to #ActFearlessly for change and the launch of...

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Today, the Alberta Cancer Foundation, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services kick off a two-month, multi-partner donation match drive for the OWN.CANCER campaign. All donations made to the OWN.CANCER campaign through UCalgary Giving Day...

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