Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Imagine Canada, the umbrella for Canada’s charities and nonprofits, today welcomed the most recent group of 9 organizations to join the growing number of charities and nonprofits accredited under its national Standards Program, including Islamic Relief, Canada’s largest Muslim charity and relief...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Imagine Canada is travelling from coast to coast in 2019, convening nonprofit and charity leaders. Summit 2019 is all about doing good, better.
Toronto - May 2
Winnipeg - May 10
Calgary - May 13
Vancouver - May 15
Halifax - June 17
Montreal - June 19
At Summit 2019:
Explore approaches to...
Friday, March 15, 2019
Federal Budget 2019 is set to be tabled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on March 19, 2019. We were curious (aren’t we always?) and wanted to better understand what the charitable sector wants and needs from the upcoming Federal Budget.
We reviewed the pre-budget briefs submitted by...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
For years, one of the major obstacles we’ve faced as a sector is that there hasn’t been a place in the federal government to talk about issues affecting charities and nonprofits as a whole. Not only does this make it difficult for us to advance our own priorities, it means that government policies...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Today’s release of new data about the charitable and nonprofit sector by Statistics Canada shows that charities and nonprofits accounted for 8.5% of Canada’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017. This is equivalent to $169.2 billion of value added to the national economy and represents a...
Thursday, January 17, 2019
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,...