Annual General Meeting
For those unable to attend the meeting in person, proxy forms are available. Proxies must be received before the calling to order of the meeting. To download a proxy form, please see: Proxy
For the slate of candidates that have been endorsed by the Nominating Committee, please see:
Report of the Nominating Committee
For biographies of the candidates on the slate endorsed by the Nominating Committee, please see:
Biographies of Candidates
Information and a nominations form for nominating an alternative slate is now available. Nominations must be endorsed by five (5) Imagine Canada members and be received no later than Monday, May 20, 2013. All nominees on the slate must have confirmed their willingness to stand. For further information on the nomination process for an alternative slate, please see:
Nomination Process and Criteria
Did you know that there are 161,000 nonprofilts and charities in Canada?
Did you know that Canada’s nonprofit and voluntary sector is the 2nd largest in the world?
The sector represents $79.1 billion or 7.8% of the gross domestic product
The sector is larger than automotive and manufacturing. It generates $112 billion in revenues and employs 2 million people
Canadians donated $10 billion in 2007
Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick have the highest donor rates.
Canadians volunteered 2.1 billion hours in 2007
Young Canadians aged 15 to 24 are more likely to volunteer than Canadians in any other age group
One percent of nonprofits command 60% of all revenues flowing to the sector
Canadians with the lowest household incomes give a greater percentage of their income than others
Saskatchewan has the highest volunteer rate in the country, followed by the Northwest Territories and the Yukon
Those exposed to giving and volunteering activities early in life are more likely to continue those behaviours as adults