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Trudeau with Marc and Craig Kielburger at a WE Day event in 2017. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Mehdi Rizvi | The alleged corruption charges against WE have destroyed both the reputation of WE and the transparency of government.
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Marc and Craig Kielburger at a WE Day event in the U.K. in 2014. Image: Paul Williams/Flickr
Chi Nguyen | Canada has seen the spectacular and quick implosion of one of the charity sector's biggest brands. The Kielburgers are leaving a gaping hole by pulling out of Canada.
Columnists
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Brian Iler, Pro Bono | Canada's social economy is about to receive a significant boost in federal support. However, there are significant problems with the ways in which the fund is being set up.
Columnists
Northwest corner of the Connaught Building, headquarters of the Canada Revenue Agency. Image: Jcart1534/Wikimedia Commons
Edward Hyland, Pro Bono | Registered charities in Canada find themselves increasingly drawn to find ways of operating through partnerships and networks, but there are legal impediments they face in doing their work.
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Headquarters of Canada Revenue Agency. Photo: Michel Rathwell/Flickr
Edward Hyland, Pro Bono | Increasingly, charities are looking at using their funds and other resources to contribute to positive social change, as well as to obtain a financial return. But does the law permit them to do so?
Columnists
Karen Wilson of the OECD holds up report on social impact investment. Photo: Cabinet Office/Flickr
Edward Hyland, Pro Bono | Are charities legally permitted to make impact investments with their funds? Yes, but, getting to "yes" is not straightforward, and depends on the circumstances.
Podcast
Julie Hirshey on The Eagles, Charity, Community Engagement and Making an Impact
Face2Face | Julie and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the Philadelphia Eagles, non-profits, charity and how we as individuals and community-based organizations can create a more significant impact.
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Pro Bono, Brian Iler | The Trudeau government has promised to modernize the rules governing the non-profit sector, which was left under a chill by the Conservatives. What needs to change?
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Megan Hooft | Canada has received a rebuke from a United Nations treaty monitoring body for its lack of respect for human rights. Canada's charities breathe a sigh of relief.
Blog
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Stephen Kimber | Corporations are turning important social concerns into marketing campaigns for profit. Why are private companies seemingly able to do what our governments no longer can?
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Karl Nerenberg | A Broadbent Institute study shows that a number of charitable organizations with a right-of-centre orientation claim that they devote zero per cent of their resources to advocacy. Is that believable?
Blog
J. Baglow | A new document reveals that CRA auditors are testing progressive charities for political orthodoxy. By now, everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition.