‘If we can do it, you can do it’: Why some Ontario non-profits are boosting their lowest wages to $18 an hour — or more.

Why It Matters

The reputation of some social service organizations for paying low wages is at odds with a mission of alleviating poverty.

When we all return to the office, will social impact organizations keep supporting parents and caregivers?

Why It Matters

Caregivers need concrete, clear policies that allow them to take time off work when needed. The social impact world is seen as very accommodating, but doesn’t always have formal HR policies or procedures to back up its good intentions.

The Canadian government wants to improve the Investment Readiness Program. Here’s what 11 sector leaders say needs to happen.

Why It Matters

Social purpose organizations need help preparing for investment, but some sector leaders say the IRP is not quite as flexible, equitable, or fair as it should be — which makes readiness difficult.