Apply now for National Volunteer Week funding from Volunteer Alberta

Volunteer Alberta supports National Volunteer Week activities with Enhancement Funding to assist organizations in hosting events and to explore innovative and exciting approaches to recognize and celebrate volunteers and their important contributions to Alberta communities.  Enhancement Funding is intended to supplement other sources of funding for National Volunteer Week celebrations. Enhancement Funding must be used […]

How can nonprofits grow membership & revenue better?

That’s the question our friends at Wild Apricot are hoping to answer with their recently launched survey.  With your help, they’ll be able to crunch the numbers on what is and isn’t working for non-profits and publish a free to access research report detailing their findings including benchmarks and best practices.  The goal is to […]

Only one-third negotiated pay with last job offer, survey finds

Are Canadian workers stepping up to the bargaining table? According to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, just over one-third of Canadian professionals surveyed (36 per cent) tried to negotiate a higher salary with their last job offer. The majority of those who didn’t negotiate said they were happy with the salary offered (59 […]

BC’s Top Employers for 2020 are announced

BC employers are working harder than ever to attract and retain talented people in Canada’s most competitive labour market.  The most innovative of these organizations were recognized today, as BC’s Top Employers for 2020 were announced by Mediacorp Canada Inc., organizers of the annual Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition. Employers were evaluated by the editors at Canada’s Top 100 Employers using the same […]

2020 Para Sport Jumpstart Fund now accepting applications from across Canada

Applications for the 2020 Para Sport Jumpstart Fund are now open, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities announced on Tuesday, and community and sport organizations across the country are encouraged to apply for the chance to receive funding assistance. Grants are awarded to support organizations with Para sport programming that removes barriers for children […]

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 […]