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2018 News Archives

  • Canada faces looming social deficit of up to $23 billion in 2026

    Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    Imagine Canada today released Charities, Sustainable Funding and Smart Growth, a discussion paper by Brian Emmett, Chief Economist for Canada’s Charitable and Nonprofit Sector. Through a series of scenarios that project the state of the charitable and nonprofit sector in 2026, Emmett outlines...

  • Insights into day-to-day Public Policy activities by Charities

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    Imagine Canada released the latest Sector Monitor report today which focuses on the public policy and political activities by charities. Survey responses indicate that most charities (67%) are involved in some form of public policy activity, including 31% involved in political activities. This is...

  • New forum to delve into topics on the front lines of Canada’s nonprofit sector

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    The Philanthropist and Imagine Canada today launch Sector Pulse, a group of thought leaders from across the country who will meet regularly to explore issues related to Canada’s charitable and nonprofit sector. Sector Pulse provides a new way for two national organizations to align their...

  • Welcome new Standards Council members!

    Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    We are very pleased to welcome new Standards Council members: Linda Brazier Lamoureux, Director of Learning and Innovation, United Way Winnipeg; Rob Donelson, VP, Development and Alumni Relations, Wilfrid Laurier University; and Leon Mills, ED, Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-NL. The Standards...

  • Imagine Canada Recommendations for 2017 Federal Budget

    Tuesday, August 16, 2016

    The government’s 2017 pre-budget submission process closed on August 4. We made three recommendations for consideration: Legal and regulatory framework: Commit to fully fund a consultation process to inform the federal government’s plans for a new legal and regulatory framework for the...

  • Attention CFOs: Does your charity follow Public Sector Accounting Standards? Your feedback is needed!

    Monday, July 25, 2016

    CPA Canada’s Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) wants to hear from you! They would like to book a virtual meeting with you to: discuss the accounting standards for Financial Instruments and Foreign Currency Translation, and the impact they have had on your organization; understand the...

  • Update: Imagine Canada email security breach resolved

    Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    Yesterday evening Imagine Canada was the victim of an email security breach. At the time it occurred, our immediate response was to alert you of the breach and advise you to change your passwords as a matter of best practice. Additionally, we recommend performing a full virus scan should you have...

  • 2017 Federal Budget Consultations Process Launched

    Monday, June 13, 2016

    The House of Commons Finance Committee has just launched its consultations for the 2017 federal budget. Each year, the Committee invites anyone who is interested – individuals and organizations – to submit their thoughts and recommendations as to what the federal government’s financial...

  • Standards Program announces latest group of accredited organizations

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Imagine Canada, the umbrella for Canada’s charities and nonprofits, today welcomed the latest group of 17 organizations to join the growing number of charities and nonprofits accredited under its national Standards Program. This brings the total number of organizations earning this accomplishment...

  • Call for nominations and expressions of interest

    Monday, April 18, 2016

    Each year, Imagine Canada seeks out people interested in helping it achieve its mission of helping to improve the situation for charities serving Canadians and others around the world. Imagine Canada invites nominations or expressions of interest from those interested in serving on the Board...


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