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Canada's Emerging Social Deficit

Canada faces a slowly intensifying crisis. Demand for the essential services provided by charities and nonprofits will rise dramatically over the next decade, but the sector’s revenue streams are not likely to keep up with demand. By 2026, Imagine Canada projects the sector will need an additional $25 billion to meet spiking demand for services.

Read Emerging “social deficit” may force charities to cut essential services by Chief Economist, Brian Emmett to learn more.

#SocialDeficit Infographic

What is the Social Deficit and what can we do to fight it? Check out our infographic for a quick overview.

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