Six big ways Biden’s policy choices will affect Canadian social impact work

Many of the U.S.’s major social issues are also present in Canada, and social impact organizations will need to tackle them

Why It Matters

President-elect Joe Biden is promising to undo many of the worst abuses of the Trump administration. Yet these issues, from racism to immigration abuses to a lack of global development, are also present in Canada. The social impact sector cannot think of them as just American issues.

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