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Jun 12, 2019, 12:30 ET Social enterprises, finance and innovation in Canada gets $22M boost from the federal government

MONTREAL, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada welcomes today's announcement of $22 million from the new Investment Readiness Program. This investment will allow community...


Oct 02, 2017, 08:54 ET Belonging and inclusion still a work in progress for Canadian communities

Affordable housing, employment opportunities and public safety top list of Vital Signs concerns OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian communities are not doing enough to make sure people feel like...


Oct 04, 2016, 07:30 ET Activism, faith and digital connectivity key to community participation and belonging in Canada, says new national Vital Signs report

OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadians who are involved in activism, attend religious services and connected online are more likely to feel they belong to their communities. That's the headline...


Jun 02, 2016, 10:00 ET IDRC contribution expands scope and reach of Queen Elizabeth Scholars program

OTTAWA, June 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - A new $10 million contribution from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is helping to expand the scope and reach of the Canadian Queen Elizabeth...


May 24, 2016, 10:12 ET Toronto receives $750,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

TORONTO, May 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Coinciding with Newcomer Day in Toronto, Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $750,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees...


May 23, 2016, 12:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: New Toronto pilot program to be announced/

TORONTO, May 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Coinciding with Toronto Newcomer Day celebrations, Toronto Mayor John Tory and The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship will join ...


May 20, 2016, 12:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: New Toronto pilot program to be announced

TORONTO, May 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Coinciding with Toronto Newcomer Day celebrations, Toronto Mayor John Tory and The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship will join ...


May 10, 2016, 10:30 ET Waterloo Region receives $175,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

WATERLOO, ON, May 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $175,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees (Welcome Fund) to The Kitchener and...


May 09, 2016, 16:19 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: Region of Waterloo recipients to be announced

WATERLOO, ON, May 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Regional Chair Ken Seiling, Mayors from across the Region of Waterloo, and Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and...


May 04, 2016, 10:00 ET Ottawa receives $450,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

OTTAWA, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $450,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees (Welcome Fund) to the Community Foundation of...


May 03, 2016, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: Ottawa recipients to be announced

OTTAWA, May 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship will join representatives from Community Foundations of...


Apr 11, 2016, 10:00 ET Hamilton receives $250,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

HAMILTON, ON, April 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada and Hamilton Community Foundation are pleased to announce a $250,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees...


Apr 07, 2016, 16:24 ET Media Advisory - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: Hamilton recipients to be announced on April 11

HAMILTON, ON, April 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger and Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will join representatives from...


Mar 18, 2016, 09:30 ET Vancouver receives $500,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

VANCOUVER, March 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) is pleased to announce a $500,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees (Welcome Fund) to the Vancouver...


Mar 17, 2016, 12:00 ET Winnipeg receives $500,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

WINNIPEG, March 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) is pleased to announce a $500,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees (Welcome Fund) to The Winnipeg...


Mar 16, 2016, 15:15 ET Media Advisory - Important announcement for Syrian Refugees in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, March 16, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and...


Mar 16, 2016, 10:10 ET Greater Montréal receives $750,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

MONTRÉAL, March 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) is pleased to announce a $750,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees (Welcome Fund) to the settlement of...


Mar 15, 2016, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Important announcement for Syrian Refugees in Greater Montréal

MONTREAL, March 15, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, and Montréal Mayor Denis Coderre will join representatives of Community Foundations...


Mar 15, 2016, 08:40 ET Halifax receives $200,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

HALIFAX, March 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) is pleased to announce a $200,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees (Welcome Fund) to a partnership between...


Mar 14, 2016, 11:15 ET New Community Fund for Canada's 150th to build community and encourage participation for the sesquicentennial

TORONTO, March 14, 2016 /CNW/ - A new community fund to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation was announced today by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, in...


Mar 11, 2016, 09:38 ET London receives $250,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

LONDON, ON, March 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) is pleased to announce a $250,000 contribution to the London United for Refugees initiative in London, Ontario, from the...


Mar 10, 2016, 12:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: London Recipients to be Announced

LONDON, ON, March 10, 2016 /CNW/ - London Mayor Matt Brown, Deb Matthews, MPP for London North Centre, and Peter Fragiskatos, MP for London North Centre, will join representatives of Community...


Feb 11, 2016, 12:00 ET Calgary the first to receive support from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

CALGARY, Feb. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) is pleased to announce the first contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees (Welcome Fund) in Calgary today. The...


Feb 10, 2016, 14:09 ET Media Advisory - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: First Recipient to be Announced

CALGARY, Feb. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) will be joined in Calgary by the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, Calgary Mayor...


Oct 06, 2015, 07:30 ET Do we all belong here? New report challenges how connected people feel to their communities and Canada

OTTAWA, Oct. 6, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - One-third of Canadians feel a weak sense of community belonging due in part to the persistence of discrimination and social isolation, says a new national report...