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    Applications now open for the 2024 Meaningful Work Foundation Grants

    Applications are now open for the 2024 Meaningful Work Foundation Grants – Canadian nonprofits breaking down barriers to employment are invited to apply. The Raise Meaningful Work Foundation exists to

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    Diversity and Inclusion in Nonprofit Leadership in Ontario Report

    The Diversity Institute and CivicAction, with support from Ontario’s Anti-Racism Directorate, collaborated to develop the Diversity and Inclusion in Nonprofit Leadership in Ontario Report.  The research focuses on advancing equity, diversity,

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    Nearly 80% of women face ageism in the workplace, according to new study by Women of Influence+

    Women of Influence+ released the results of its recent study, Exploring the Impact of Ageism on Women in the Workplace. The organization surveyed more than 1250 women spanning 46 countries

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    Facing the Storm: State of the Sector 2023 Report

    CCVO released the Facing the Storm: State of the Sector 2023 Report, which provides insight into the state of the sector in Alberta amid the current economic state and overall

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    Applications for the Youth Employment and Skills Program are now open

    Applications are now open for the Government of Canada‘s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy Program (YESS Program). The Program aims to provide funding to organizations in the agricultural sector to

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    Half of Canadians under 55 fear potential job loss in the event of a recession

    The Angus Reid Institute reported that half of Canadians under 55 are concerned about potential job losses in the event of a recession. The majority of those reporting these concerns

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    National Volunteer Week: April 14-20, 2024

    Join us in celebrating National Volunteer Week – the theme for 2024 is “Every Moment Matters” – highlighting the important contributions of volunteers in Canada. Recognize and celebrate the 24

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    New research examines the mental health experiences of newcomers

    Mental Health Research Canada released the Examining the Mental Health Experiences of Newcomers Report, which provides an analysis of the newcomer experience in Canada and focuses on key aspects such

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    2024 National Volunteer Week: Enhancement funding applications are now open

    Volunteer Alberta, in partnership with the Government of Alberta, has announced that the National Volunteer Week Enhancement Funding applications are now open. Through this partnership, Volunteer Alberta aims to support

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    Sexual minority workers are more likely to report low quality, precarious jobs

    According to a recent survey of Canadian workers, sexual minority (bisexual, gay, and lesbian) workers are reported to have lower job quality than heterosexual workers. The study conducted by Dr.

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