Canada’s next budget will shape the COVID-19 recovery. Here’s what the social impact sector wants.

These eleven social purpose organizations shared their priorities for the expected spring budget in a series of submissions late last year.

Why It Matters

Canada’s social impact sector could play a significant role in the COVID-19 pandemic recovery. Many of its priorities are similar to the federal government’s own plans for a pandemic recovery, but Ottawa has barely mentioned the sector.

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