(December 14, 2020) Since the July 2020 Intelligence Report, Where Wealth Resides, subscribers and readers have said they would like to see a deeper dive into where private foundations spend their money. Who exactly benefits from their largesse? By how much? Today, The Charity Report has released a follow-up report called Who Gives and … [Read more...] about New research by The Charity Report reveals where private foundations spend their money
(December 9, 2020) It’s our favourite list of the year. Books we think you’d like for yourself to catch up on reading over the holidays, or something special and unique for someone special in your life. It’s a diverse list—books that will take you face-to-face with wolves and bears of the natural kind, coupled with the what we think are definitive and striking books about race, … [Read more...] about The Charity Report Literary Circle’s Top 10 books of 2020
By Gail Picco, December 8, 2020 What Bears Teach Us, Sarah Elmeligi, Photographs: John E. Marriott, Rocky Mountain Books, October 29, 2020, 224 pp., $45.00 Living in Toronto on the 15th floor in a corner suite with a reasonably unobstructed view—insofar as city views go—has its advantages. You can see a storm coming from miles away, feel the windy gales that shake … [Read more...] about What Bears Teach Us: The push and pull of co-existence
(August 21, 2020) According to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), 250 thousand people have been left homeless by the explosion at the port of Beirut. The Beirut explosion left more than 160 dead, 6,000 injured, 300,000 homeless, including 100,000 children without shelter. More are missing. "Hospitals close to the Beirut explosion have been heavily damaged … [Read more...] about Beirut explosion stops time
(July 29, 2020) What might be the most detail account we have of systemic racism in charity, Shanaaz Gokool is going public with her experience at Dying With Dignity. After spending part of her career as a business manager in the private sector, and a decade long stint as a human rights organizer, Shanaaz Gokool worked at Dying with Dignity (DWD) for five years. In 2016, when … [Read more...] about Feature Interview with Shanaaz Gokool: The cost of seeking justice.