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In the spring of 2014, the Senate Liberals opened our Caucus doors to Canadians. Through our Open Caucus initiative we are learning, discussing and debating issues of national importance.  This effort is hosted by the Senate Liberal Caucus but is intended to be non-partisan. All parliamentarians will be invited, as well as members of the press and the general public.

On February 8th, we invited you to join us in a discussion on the issues faced by the charitable, non-profit, and social enterprise sectors in Canada. Organizations that have community based goals provide valuable services ranging from research, to providing assistance for the disenfranchised, operating schools, running hospitals, and more. Despite the important contributions that charities provide to society charitable giving has hit a ten year low, illustrating that the charitable sector faces a number of challenges in achieving their mandates….

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Published on 8 February 2017
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One Response to “Charities and Government: Modernizing the Relationship”

  1. Woodridge Home Renovations

    It is good time for our government to remember that charities play an important role in our society. Good move from the liberal caucus, hopefully the rest will follow and something of use will come of this first move.

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