Could a tech start-up helping refugees resettle in the U.S. and Europe help Canada?

Why It Matters

The federal government plans to welcome half a million immigrants into Canada by 2025. This could dramatically increase the workload of settlement service providers and agencies. According to the founders of Pairity, this technology can be adapted to specific provincial jurisdictions and encourage a less biased approach to matching refugees to sponsors and community services.

A first: Non-profit ranks in Globe & Mail ranking of Canada’s top-growing companies

Why It Matters

Non-profits’ gross domestic product (GDP) was $185.8 billion in 2020, representing nine per cent of Canada’s total GDP. Over the 2010 to 2020 period, the real GDP of non-profit institutions outpaced that of the overall Canadian economy in five out of 11 years. The real GDP of non-profit institutions grew by an annual average of 1.9 per cent over the 11 years, faster than the total economy (+1.5 per cent).

Organizers and allies need new message to counter hate: trans activists

Why It Matters

Across the United States, politicians have rolled back rights for transgender people. If Canadian trans movements don’t develop political messages that educate the broader public about the need for trans-inclusive policies, some activists fear the loss of trans rights here, too.

Do You TikTok Yet?

Why It Matters

A generational engagement gap is an opportunity for non-profits to change their ways to meet and engage young people where they are. In the digital age, fundraisers need new approaches, channels, and ways of communicating to engage young donors and inspire their philanthropy.

Tampons and pads are becoming more expensive. Mutual aid is here to help.

Why It Matters

Much has been made of mutual aid networks combating food insecurity during the pandemic. But these networks are also combatting period poverty as the cost of tampons and pads rises.


New framework designed to advocate for responsible AI use among fundraisers. How does it work?

Why It Matters

Since ChatGPT launched in November 2022, many non-profit organizations have used it to drive efficiency and innovation. However, non-profits could jeopardize public trust in them without knowing how generative AI affects them, their donors, and their clients.