For the Record: Volunteer Canada’s Views on the Canada Student Service Grant Program

Volunteer Canada recognizes the support that has been provided to Canadians and the good intentions to support students, who are experiencing financial distress, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. After the Government of Canada’s announcement of the Canada Student Service Grant program, we convened our regular calls with stakeholders in the non-profit and charitable Continue Reading

How can equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives address social injustice and systemic racism?

The horrific death of George Floyd on May 25th, and the thousands of others that came before him, has ignited the organic global movement to address systemic racism and social injustice. At Volunteer Canada, we are exploring ways to better equip ourselves to take action that is respectful, meaningful, and impactful. We know it begins with Continue Reading

As we all clap out National Volunteer Week 2020, let’s have a round of applause for this country’s volunteers and those who support volunteering.

As we all clap out National Volunteer Week 2020, let’s have a round of applause for this country’s volunteers and those who support volunteering, as they walk down our virtual red carpet… Cheers to volunteers who are: delivering groceries to people self-isolating… staying home from helping at homework clubs… answering the phone line listening to Continue Reading