Canada’s Cabinet ministers will prioritize climate change, reconciliation, and systemic inequities. Here are the details.

Why It Matters

Mandate letters are a window into a Prime Minister’s thinking, and Trudeau appears committed to many of the same priorities Canada’s social impact sector is fighting for: more funding to tackle systemic inequities from food security to poverty to broadband access.

‘This is the time to rebuild’: Seven highlights from Canada’s Throne Speech for the social impact sector

Why It Matters

Canada is heading into a period of regrowth and recovery from COVID-19, and the Throne Speech suggests that the social impact sector will have plenty of opportunities to work with and alongside the federal government.

An in-depth conversation with Karina Gould, Canada’s new Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

Why It Matters

Communities are still devastated by COVID-19, particularly those who were already marginalized and oppressed pre-pandemic. The ministry Gould takes over will be primarily responsible for these communities’ recovery — not to mention building relationships with the social purpose sector to achieve that recovery.

Full interview: Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Karina Gould shares her priorities for social change

Why It Matters

Communities are still devastated by COVID-19, particularly those who were already marginalized and oppressed pre-pandemic. The ministry Gould takes over will be primarily responsible for these communities’ recovery — not to mention building relationships with the social purpose sector to achieve that recovery.

After the recent Cabinet shakeup, which new ministers matter most to Canada’s social impact sector?

Why It Matters

New Cabinet ministers can bring fresh experiences, ideas, and commitments to their jobs. Understanding their passions and perspectives is the first step to building a successful relationship with these new officials.