The Wellesley Institute calls on the Ontario government to take a multi-sectoral 10-year approach to maximizing its social return on investment. In a 15-minute presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs of the Ontario Legislature (see the official Committee transcript) on Monday, February 1, Rick Blickstead outlined three major recommendations for strategic investment. […]
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“The curse of poverty has no justification in our age. It is socially as cruel and blind as the practice of cannibalism at the dawn of civilization, when men ate each other because they had not yet learned to take food from the soil or to consume the abundant animal life around them. The time […]
As the people of Haiti struggle in the aftermath of the terrible earthquake, the community sector has a vital role in meeting the incredible challenges. A strong and vibrant third sector is critical to the health of Haiti (as in all other countries). In addition to the emergency relief being offered by many organizations, the people […]
Canada’s non-profit sector has passed the vital $100 billion mark – measuring the overall contribution to GDP. The full non-profit sector (including hospitals and universities) amount to 7% of the overall economy.
Principal Organizations: TCBRN Partner Organizations: Wellesley Institute, Access Alliance CHC, OWHN, Planned Parenthood Toronto, Street Health Principal Investigator(s): Lisa Campbell Please click here to see the Webcast.
“They lack education. They lack information. They lack resources, trust, health care.” The RCMP estimates that between 600 and 800 foreign women and girls are trafficked into the Canadian sex industry each year, although the authorities admit these figures could be only a fraction of the actual total. ‘Migrant sex workers’ are trafficked, smuggled, non-status, […]
The following tables were generated from software used to survey respondents of the Wellesley Institute’s research in Third-Sector regulation and legislation. These tables accompany the “Canada’s Non-Profit Maze” report created by Lynn Eakin and Associates, which was commissioned by the Wellesley Institute. The report provides a troubling picture of the financial and regulatory burdens facing the third […]
Canada’s third sector–the vital web of non-profit, charitable and voluntary organizations that provide programs and services, and knit together communities–is also a significant economic force. In recent years, governments have increasingly relied on non-profit groups as the delivery agent of choice for government services. “Canada’s non-profit maze” is powerful new research by Lynn Eakin and Associates, commissioned by the […]
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Canada’s third sector–the vital web of non-profit, charitable and voluntary organizations that provide programs and services, and knit together communities–is also a significant economic force. In recent years, governments have increasingly relied on non-profit groups as the delivery agent of choice for government services. “Canada’s Non-Profit Maze” is powerful new research by Lynn Eakin and […]
Organizations are increasingly searching for innovative ways to get things done. Whether you are planning an event, launching an initiative, or building an online community, the “social web” provides unlimited access to services you can use. As audiences and action shift to online spaces, there is a multitude of ways to achieve your goals quickly, […]