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Imagine Canada

Strong Charities. Strong Communities.


  • Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    It’s about making Canada better. It’s about creating enabling conditions for social good. It is about strength and sustainability. It is Imagine Canada and it needs people like you. As the nation’s umbrella organization working with and on behalf of, all missions and causes, Imagine...

  • Monday, December 12, 2016

    The Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) invites nonprofit organizations, consultants, policymakers and researchers to propose papers for presentation at their 2017 conference. This conference will be held May 31 to June 2, 2017 at Ryerson University in Toronto. Held...

  • Tuesday, November 8, 2016

    On November 18th, Imagine Canada’s policy team will launch the convening of a working group to study the issue of youth employment in the charitable and nonprofit sector. While youth face barriers to employment within the labour market generally, it has become evident that this is of...

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    Latest results from Imagine Canada’s Sector Monitor survey about Public Policy Activities

    Imagine Canada released the latest Sector Monitor report today which focuses on the public policy and political activities by charities. Survey responses indicate that most charities (67%) are involved in some form of public policy activity, including 31% involved in political activities. This is...

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    We are very pleased to welcome new Standards Council members: Linda Brazier Lamoureux, Director of Learning and Innovation, United Way Winnipeg; Rob Donelson, VP, Development and Alumni Relations, Wilfrid Laurier University; and Leon Mills, ED, Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-NL. The Standards...

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016

    The government’s 2017 pre-budget submission process closed on August 4. We made three recommendations for consideration: Legal and regulatory framework: Commit to fully fund a consultation process to inform the federal government’s plans for a new legal and regulatory framework for the...

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    Yesterday evening Imagine Canada was the victim of an email security breach. At the time it occurred, our immediate response was to alert you of the breach and advise you to change your passwords as a matter of best practice. Additionally, we recommend performing a full virus scan should you have...

  • Monday, June 13, 2016

    What would you like to see in the next federal budget?

    The House of Commons Finance Committee has just launched its consultations for the 2017 federal budget. Each year, the Committee invites anyone who is interested – individuals and organizations – to submit their thoughts and recommendations as to what the federal government’s financial...

  • Monday, April 18, 2016

    Each year, Imagine Canada seeks out people interested in helping it achieve its mission of helping to improve the situation for charities serving Canadians and others around the world. Imagine Canada invites nominations or expressions of interest from those interested in serving on the Board...

  • Monday, March 13, 2017

    Are you a student interested in a career in the nonprofit sector? Develop hands-on professional experience with this paid opportunity helping Canadian charities and nonprofit organizations.   Join the Imagine Canada team at our midtown Toronto office. Summer positions are dependent on and will...


Our National Partners

  • great west life
  • Lawson Foundation
  • Muttart Foundation
  • RBC Foundation
  • Suncor
  • TD Bank
  • investors group

Learn more about our National Partners and other supporters.

Charitable Registration Number: 119218790 RR0001