5 Moments That Made History This Election

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Canada is entering a new decade — and the last decade for the SDGs — with a new government. In this fall series, we look back on the last ten years of social impact. To kick it all off, we’re presenting the important ‘firsts’ of the 2019 Canadian federal election, and what to look for: from the first all-female panel to Nunavut’s first youth MP.

Meet Five Tech Companies Racing To Lead On Climate Action

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Millions are marching around the world to demand action from leaders on climate change. Notably, employees from technology companies are striking. Now, these companies are racing to lead the way by making ambitious sustainability pledges, which could drive transformative change.

The Surprising Story Behind Canada's Declining Leadership in Foreign Aid

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The Pearson Commission’s breakthrough report on foreign aid, delivered in September of 1969, which set the global Official Development Assistance (ODA) target of 0.7%, was a Canadian-led innovation. 50 years later, experts weigh in on the significance of this target to Canada’s global leadership in the next decade.

How Well Does Canada's National SDG Strategy Involve All Canadians?

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With just over a decade left to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, Canada has put together an interim strategy towards achieving the goals nationwide. But how well does it involve all Canadians, and what can we do to further engage stakeholders?

3 Radical Ideas From the Senate that Nonprofit Leaders Should Know

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The charitable and nonprofit space has been thirsty for innovation for a while — but long been limited by the governmental regulations and restrictions boxing it in. Three recommendations from the Senate Special Committee on the Charitable Sector, however, could change that. Centre for Social Innovation founder and CEO Tonya Surman weighs in.

The 4 Senate Recommendations You Need to Know That Could Determine the Future of Charities

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In order to keep up with an ever-changing world, Canada’s charitable and non-profit sector needs a refresh. Our team analyzes the four recommendations from the recent Senate report that will become linchpins for a future-fit sector.