OPINION: Canadians are becoming less generous, and we can do something about it

Greater economic pressures are squeezing the ability to afford generosity

Why It Matters

The incidence and volume of generosity, when measured inclusively, is declining.

Canada is facing a growing charity gap. There is a shortfall between the amount of money charities are receiving versus the ability of charities to meet the increased demand for their services. This widening gap will threaten those who need a helping hand and hurt the quality of life in our communities.

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