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COVID + WE SCANDAL: FEDERAL ACTION ON CHARITABLE SECTOR NEEDED NOW MORE THAN EVER
OTTAWA, ON – Canadians are feeling the financial and economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic and so are Canadian charities. Almost two out of five Canadian charitable donors say their giving has dropped since the pandemic began according to an Angus Reid Institute (ARI) survey produced with a consortium of charitable organizations (Canada Helps, Cardus, Charitable Impact, Imagine Canada, Philanthropic Foundations Canada, and United Way Centraide Canada).
211’s telephone line and online directory help Canadians deal with life’s challenges. The service connects users with vital community and social resources, close to home and specific to their needs.
Across Canada, United Way is putting your donations to work where they get the greatest results. Together, we are creating lasting change in local communities from coast to coast to coast.
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UWCC applauds historic right to housing legislation
United Way Centraide Canada (UWCC) commends the federal government’s historic commitment to human rights leadership and accountability and supports the legislation of the right to housing.