Volunteerism and Democracy

“Volunteer involvement is fundamental to a healthy and democratic society in Canada. It promotes civic engagement and active participation in shaping the society we want. It gives everyone a voice and the space to contribute to the quality of life in communities.” Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement Volunteer involvement has a powerful impact on Canadian society, communities, organizations and individuals. It is vital for strong, inclusive and resilient communities. Volunteers along a wide spectrum of engagement play a key role in building community during elections. Whether they are informing themselves about the issues, supporting a candidate or party, actively participating […]

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