(November 12, 2021) Cindy Wagman began her nonprofit career as a fundraising manager in a women’s shelter. Since that time, she’s been Development Director for the Canadian Women’s Foundation, The Kensington Foundation, Rotman School of Management, and Campaign Director for the Hot Docs Film Festival. For the past six and a half years, she’s headed up her own consultancy, The … [Read more...] about Podcast Episode 15 – Cindy Wagman and Raise It!
(November 11, 2021) The news of Lee Maracle’s sudden passing in Surrey, BC in the early hours of November 11 at the age of 71 has left the many Indigenous writers she inspired and befriended in mourning today. Her impact on the development of Indigenous literature in Canada cannot be understated. She was named an Officer in the Order of Canada in 2018 … [Read more...] about Lee Maracle: Indigenous literary community mourns the loss of a shining star
(October 30, 2021) In an explosive story published yesterday by The Logic, Finance Canada’s Sabia sitting out charitable-giving consultations over spot on MasterCard Foundation board, Claire Brownell reported that Deputy Minister of Finance Michael Sabia has recused himself from being informed of or discussing “any issue involved in the charitable sector in general” including … [Read more...] about Michael Sabia and the staggering conflict of interest in key roles involving charitable foundations
(October 28, 2021) Madeleine Shaw is a multiple award-winning social entrepreneur with more than twenty-five years of experience launching ventures with a social change agenda. At age 25, she founded Aisle, a privately held business whose sustainable menstrual care products are now sold in more than 40 countries worldwide. She’s established the charity United Girls of the World … [Read more...] about Podcast Episode 14 – Madeleine Shaw, author of The Greater Good
(October 5, 2021) October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). The movement takes place each year to acknowledge and promote the contributions and inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace. Disabilities are complex and can include both physical and cognitive impairments; some people are born with disabilities, and some … [Read more...] about Disability Employment Awareness Month: From surviving to thriving