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Canada’s Affordable Housing Crisis

In February 2023, forty-five Canadian Foundations penned a letter to the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P., Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, P.C., M.P., Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion regarding the National Housing Strategy (“NHS”). The message:  The National Housing Strategy has fallen short. The National Housing Read More →

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The Hidden Homeless

Did you know that women’s homelessness is often hidden? The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is helping to address systemic issues facing homeless Canadian women. Although women tend to account for roughly 25% of the overall homeless population, women and girls tend to slip through the cracks of homeless statistics (The Homeless Hub). All these Read More →

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2022 Charity Listing

Giving Tuesday is an annual global movement of generosity. This movement was recently highlighted in a Place2Give blog. In that piece, we discussed the many ways that generosity can be expressed, as well as the opportunity to leverage Giving Tuesday to inspire and act on the needs of the community throughout the year.  The Oxford Read More →

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Gold Standard Corporate Citizenship: MAXcommunity by MAXgreen

What is corporate citizenship? – It is a form of social responsibility where private business endeavors to contribute to positively affecting societal, cultural, and environmental goals within their community related to philanthropic or charitable giving. MAXgreen is a shining example of a company that employs corporate citizenship through their MAXcommunity fund with Place2Give. Adam Green, Read More →