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A Little Kindness Can Change A Life

Shujaat Wasty | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada Impact
Shujaat Wasty

We are presented opportunities everyday to make a difference in the lives of those around us, near or far, through our actions, time, or money. Whether we embrace that opportunity is up to us and, evidently, even the smallest of gestures or actions can veritably snowball into lasting results.

6 Ways The New Federal Budget Can Affect Your 2017 Tax Return

H&R Block Canada | Posted 04.07.2017 | Canada Business
H&R Block Canada

In March, the Liberal government announced the federal budget for 2017-2018. Although there were relatively few tax measures mentioned on March 22, it's important to know what these changes are and what the implications will be for you and your family in the coming years.

Giving Tuesday Skeptics Are Missing The Point

Marina Glogovac | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Impact
Marina Glogovac

Given that donations have grown relatively flat across the country in recent years, with a growing share of total donations coming from a small group of older donors, it's clear we need to do everything we can to inspire a new generation of givers.

Pro-Mountain Biker Hans Rey Gives Back To The Community

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 09.12.2016 | Canada
Tiffany Leigh

Crankworx is considered "the Superbowl of mountain biking"; it appeals to adrenaline addicts and it "brings the mountain biking world together in a to...

People Love Viral Giving Campaigns (But They Don't Donate)

University of Toronto News | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada Living
University of Toronto News

Not-for-profit organizations throughout North America that were awed by the viral success of the ALS Society's ice bucket fundraising challenge should think twice before using social media as a significant fundraising tool, says the University of Toronto's Nicola Lacetera.

8 Unexpected Ways You Can Save Money On Your Tax Return

Caroline Battista | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Business
Caroline Battista

Even after mastering the basics of tax preparation and filing, a lot of filers will often find out new things about their tax returns that end up delivering a few more benefits along the way. I call these tax "aha!" moments.

Why Children Overseas May Not Have Been "Good" This Year

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

It's true that most governments in developing countries provide education for children. And there's no doubt that millions of children overseas are intelligent, hard-working and yearning to succeed. But let's consider the many challenges which children in the world's poorest regions face when trying to attend school.

Which Are The Most And Least Generous Provinces In Canada?

The Huffington Post Canada | Mekhala Gunaratne | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Impact

Tis' the season to give, right? Manitobans certainly think so, and they're putting it to practice. For the fourteenth consecutive year, Manitoba ra...

Making The Most Of All Your "Stuff" With Big And Small Donations

The Huffington Post Canada | Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada Impact

Craig and Marc Kielburger, co-founders of Free The Children and Me to We, seek solutions to significant social problems. In this excerpt from their bo...

Harper Cuts Down Rights like They're Trees

Blake Bromley | Posted 07.01.2012 | Canada Politics
Blake Bromley

On a day when many were celebrating the 30th anniversary of the signing of Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Stephen Harper's government announced legislation that will drastically reduce the number of regulatory agencies that exist to protect the environment in which individual Canadians enjoy their rights and freedoms.