Full interview: Maude Barlow on 50 years of activism and how civil society can advance women’s economic resilience

Why It Matters

The pandemic exposed deep inequity in Canada and around the world. Civil society must challenge the government power structures and fundamental economic institutions that create barriers to women’s economic independence for everyone to recover from the pandemic.

Full video: B.C.’s Parliamentary Secretary for Community Development and Non-Profits on the province’s new $34 million recovery fund

Why It Matters

Non-profits across the country have said repeatedly, since the pandemic began, that recovery funds from different levels of government haven’t worked for their specific needs. They’ve also pushed for dedicated parliamentary representatives. Parliamentary Secretary for Community Development and Nonprofits Niki Sharma’s work addresses both.

Five essential insights from the 2022 Black Leadership in Social Impact summit

Why It Matters

Black changemakers make important contributions to the world of social impact every day. A better, more effective, and more equitable sector means listening closely to the perspectives of these Black leaders.

Full video: Cindy Blackstock on reparations, reconciliation, and why Canada’s philanthropic community shies away from her cause

Why It Matters

The social purpose sector in Canada often says it prioritizes reconciliation and justice for Indigenous communities. Cindy Blackstock says that commitment requires political advocacy for the rights of First Nations families.