Report Card: Non-profit leaders give their score for Federal Budget 2024

Why It Matters

The broad positive impact that social purpose organizations have on Canadian society is often underappreciated or misunderstood. Social purpose leaders share their thoughts on the federal budget and how it will impact their organizations and the communities they support - including yours.

By the numbers: 25 things in Budget 2024 the social purpose world should know about

Why It Matters

The non-profit sector makes up nearly 10 per cent of the Canadian economy and employs 2.5 million people, yet is often the last consideration in the federal budget.

What non-profits should expect in Canada's 2024 federal budget

Why It Matters

Non-profits tend to be community-based, but a lot of funding flows from the top. The federal budget will point to the government’s top priorities and if those on the front lines of services factor into their long-term outlook.

Soaring property prices keeping land trusts from protecting critical Ontario habitats: conservation groups

Why It Matters

Nature conservation provides habitats for threatened plants and wildlife, but rising land values are putting the brakes on conservation in some regions where it’s needed most.

Laughing matter: How humour offers new hope in the midst of the climate crisis

Why It Matters

The climate crisis threatens humanity’s very existence, yet people often resist adapting to the realities of a changing world. Humour has the power to start tough conversations and drive social change.