- The charitable sector has a critical role to play in Canada alongside government social programs.
- Government policy should support a flourishing charitable sector.
Ray Pennings, Stephen Lazarus
October 2, 2009
A Canadian Culture of Generosity: Renewing Canada's Social Architecture by Investing in the Civic Core and the "Third Sector" is a Cardus discussion paper looking at a strategic response to flagging volunteerism, philanthropy and civic participation.
Brian Dijkema, Sean Speer
March 20, 2020
Cardus is offering a clear plan of action to equip Canada’s governments to supply immediate financial support to charities in order to protect their capacity to provide crucial front-line services during and after the immediate crisis.
Joanna DeJong VanHof
July 12, 2022
The giving of both time and resources in the form of volunteering and charitable donations is a part of the fabric of a way of life: a mark of healthy citizenship and flourishing society.
June 22, 2021
Join us as we Exit COVID: Toward what matters most.
August 5, 2020
From historic military meltdowns to last week’s barbecuing of the Kielburger brothers by a Commons committee, being too nice to ask hard questions invariably risks organizational catastrophe, Robert Joustra writes.
July 17, 2020
What questions didn't get asked, wonders Peter Stockland, when a 36-member cabinet assessed a $900 million plan with a mega-charity linked to the Prime Minister and his family?
July 26, 2022
"As we emerge from the pandemic, we need to start rebuilding the civic skill of charitable volunteering," writes Joanna DeJong VanHof, a Cardus researcher, in the Hamilton Spectator. "At the very least, we should be making it easier for folks to volunteer." Photo by Jem Sahagun on Unsplash
July 20, 2022
"Affordability should never be a barrier to volunteering," Joanna DeJong VanHof, a Cardus researcher, told CBC Radio's Metro Morning. Photo by Nina Strehl on Unsplash
July 12, 2022
Cardus is calling on Ontario’s government to reduce barriers to volunteering in order to help reverse the decline in formal volunteer rates and hours, as researcher Joanna DeJong VanHof explains to CBC Ottawa. Photo by Nathan Anderson on Unsplash