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Imagine Canada

Strong Charities. Strong Communities.


  • Thursday, January 17, 2019

    Chief Economist For Canada’s Charitable & Nonprofit Sector debunks myth that 'tax supported charities' have unfair advantage over for-profit businesses

    Imagine Canada today released Unfair or Unwanted? Competition Between Charities and For-Profit Businesses in Canada, a discussion paper by Brian Emmett, Chief Economist for Canada’s Charitable and Nonprofit Sector.  As Canadian charities face a long-term crisis of financial sustainability,...

  • Friday, November 30, 2018

    The federal government is introducing a new set of rules to govern charities’ public policy advocacy. You may be wondering:  what the proposed rules might mean for your organization; and what these rules mean for the sector These Qs and As, developed jointly by Imagine Canada,...

  • Friday, October 26, 2018

    Greater clarity about registered charities' ability to engage in non-partisan political activities

    Imagine Canada, the national umbrella for Canada’s charitable and nonprofit sector, today expressed its support for proposed Income Tax Act amendments tabled by the federal government on October 25. The Income Tax Act changes, if adopted, would provide much greater clarity and certainty about the...

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    25 charities earn accreditation - Investing in trust, building excellence through common standards of practice

    Imagine Canada, the umbrella for Canada’s charitable sector, announces the most recent group of organizations to have achieved accreditation under its national Standards Program. Twenty organizations were successfully reaccredited while five earned their accreditation for the first time, bringing...

Our National Partners

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

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