Imagine Canada launches federal letter campaign and seeks your participation

Imagine Canada has launched a letter campaign aimed at Federal Members of Parliament. Our goal is to ensure that the nonprofit and charitable sector is on their mind as they go about their work this year and for years to come. As Members of Parliament introduce and debate new government bills, it is crucial that they […]

Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2020 are announced

Saskatchewan’s economic fortunes might be slowly turning the corner, but employers in the province are increasingly taking steps to improve their workplace practices and human resource policies. The best of these programs were recognized today, as Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for 2020 were announced by Mediacorp Canada Inc., organizers of the annual Canada’s Top 100 Employers project. This year’s list of winners […]

Nominations open for 2020 CCWPF Press Freedom Award

Do you know a journalist or media employee whose work has been frustrated by a cloak of secrecy over the public’s right to know, or by legal manoeuvres or political intimidation? Do you know of a reporter who has risked his or her safety or reputation for the sake of free speech? If so, why […]

Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers for 2020 are announced

For millions of working Canadians, it seems like the pressures of balancing work and family commitments have never been greater.  The good news, however, is that more employers are helping out by offering new family-friendly benefits and progressive workplace policies.  The best of these were recognized today, as this year’s Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers were announced by Mediacorp […]

Bloom and NATIONAL Public Relations release findings of Charities & Cannabis study

The report (published February 2020) details the findings of a study by Bloom and NATIONAL Public Relations, addressing the implications of philanthropic support from cannabis interests to Canadian charities. Summary findings of the study were presented by the report’s authors, Anne (Coyle) Melanson, BPR, CFRE and Diana McLachlin, MA, at AFP’s Toronto Congress in November […]

Free webinars for charities offered by the Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency is pleased to offer a series of webinars. If you are a board member, a treasurer, a volunteer, or an employee of a charity, a session is a great way to learn about your charity’s obligations. We will be starting with the following session: Gifting and receipting February 24, 2020, 2pm, […]

Canada Summer Jobs 2020: Employer application season kicks off

Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, announced the launch of the employer application period for the 2020 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. Starting today, not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers, and private employers with up to 50 employees can apply for funding to hire a young Canadian next summer. The […]

Achievers survey finds up to 64% of employees surveyed may leave their jobs in 2020

Only one-third of employees surveyed (33%) plan to stay at their jobs this year, compared to 47% who said the same in 2019. That’s according to a new report conducted by Achievers. Its 3rd annual Employee Engagement & Retention Report recently revealed that in 2020, up to two thirds of employees surveyed could be headed for the door. […]

Put down the phone, Gen Zs want to talk to you in person

Results from the Gen Z and the Future of Work in Canada study—which polled over 1,500 Canadian employees—revealed that Gen Z attitudes about workplace technology, preferred forms of communication and the value these employees bring to the workforce are not what you expect them to be. Turns out Gen Zs are actually quite similar to older generations – […]

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada opens nominations for the 2020 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada has opened nominations for the 2020 Lynn Factor Stand up for Kids National Award, which recognizes extraordinary Canadians whose efforts have improved the lives of vulnerable children and youth. The national award winner will be announced at Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s Stand Up for Kids Night in Toronto presented by CIBC in September. Nominations can be […]