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Imagine Canada News

Summary of the latest news from Imagine Canada. Includes media releases, issue alerts, publications and program or resource announcements.

  • Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Media Releases

    Toronto, ON - Imagine Canada, the national umbrella for the charitable and nonprofit sector, today welcomed the recommendations on political activity by charities made by the Expert Panel appointed by the Minister of National Revenue. “We are very pleased with the recommendations made by the...

  • Tuesday, May 2, 2017


    It is with excitement that Imagine Canada unveils a refreshed organization identity and positioning line that is being rolled out publicly starting today. The new identity acknowledges our history and supports the forward-focused vision of our organization and the charitable sector.    ...

  • Monday, April 10, 2017


    Imagine Canada is looking for Volunteer Peer Reviewers for the Standards Program.  The peer review assessment is an essentional element of the Standards Program, contributing to the rigour and credibility of the accreditation process, and supporting organizations in strengthening their...

  • Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Media Releases

    TORONTO, ON – Imagine Canada, national advocate on behalf of a strong charitable sector, has joined forces with London Benchmarking Group (LBG) Canada, a resource for companies seeking to impact community through community investment, employee volunteering and giving programming. Together, LBG...

  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    Media Releases

    Declining donor base, looming social deficit highlight need for tax incentives to stimulate giving

    OTTAWA, ON – Imagine Canada, the national umbrella organization representing the nation’s charities and nonprofits, is disappointed that today’s Federal Budget did not include a renewal of the First-Time Donor’s Super Credit. As an initiative that only affected the Treasury when people made a new...

  • 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...

  • Saturday, March 11, 2017


    On February 2, 2017 we wrote to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development to express our interest in the Canadian Statistics Advisory Council proposed within Bill C-36. We have also asked to appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology...

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    Media Releases

    Tens of thousands of Canadians and a broad cross-section of organizations urge the federal government to reform charity law to protect free speech

    OTTAWA – Today marks the close of the federal government’s 10-week public consultation on the rules governing how charities engage in public policy work. Over 24,000 Canadians submitted letters urging the federal government to reform charity law to end restrictions on charities’ free speech....

  • 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 15, 2016

    Media Releases

    Only half think charities are open and transparent, but 72% say that accreditation positively influences their views

    Transparency and sound management are the top considerations when deciding whether to support a charity for 86% of Canadians, according to a new survey. The study, which was commissioned to explore familiarity, trust and confidence in Canadian charities, shows a clear need for greater...


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