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A Verdant Jewel in a Vibrant City #environment

Nestled in the heart of Canada’s sixth largest city, Riverwood is a verdant jewel in the City of Mississauga, one of Canada’s fastest growing urban areas.

The Anatomy of an Ecosystem Acquisition #environment

The Anatomy of an Ecosystem Acquisition

Cultivating Resilient Children for a Sustainable Future #environment

Cultivating Resilient Children for a Sustainable Future

When members of #Toronto’s Danforth East Community Association saw the gut-wrenching image of little 3-year-old Alan Kurdi lying face down on a Greek beach, the community could not help but think of the aching contrast their lives had to the realities of Syrian families. After meeting one October day, members of the Danforth East Community Association decided to work together in order to help families just like them living in very different situations.

When members of #Toronto’s Danforth East Community Association saw the gut-wrenching image of little 3-year-old Alan Kurdi lying face down on a Greek beach, the community could not help but think of the aching contrast their lives had to the realities of Syrian families. After meeting one October day, members of the Danforth East Community Association decided to work together in order to help families just like them living in very different situations.

Using technology to help educate refugee children, the The Rumie Initiative is rebuilding Syria through education. #GivingLifeBlog

Using technology to help educate refugee children, the The Rumie Initiative is rebuilding Syria through education.

As refugees continue to make the journey north from Syria and surrounding areas to flee the ongoing violence, they face unimaginable conditions along their journey and in refugee camps. Working in the region for the past four years, the team at GlobalMedic has not only witnessed conditions first-hand, they have also been there to help. In our latest ‪#‎GivingLifeBlog‬ post, Adam Petricic from GlobalMedic shares an insightful and on-the-ground understanding of current conditions, while…

The Journey North: Stories from those Displaced in Syria and International Refugee Camps

Making an impact across the country, the Community Foundations of Canada has partnered with members of corporate Canada to help ‪#‎WelcomeRefugees‬. In our latest ‪#‎GivingLifeBlog‬ post, we learn how the Community Foundations of Canada partnered with GM, CN, and Manulife to help provide a warm welcome to refugees settling into their new homes across Canada.

Community at the Centre as Corporate Canada Welcomes Refugees

A house is not a home without furniture, and the Furniture Bank is working to help newcomers fleeing the international refugee crisis make sure they are welcomed and are able to live comfortably in their new home. In our most recent #GivingLifeBlog post published as part of our series taking a multi-angled look at the ongoing international refugee crisis, our friends at the Furniture Bank explain the silent and often overlooked power of furniture when present in our lives.

Furniture Poverty: A Challenge Behind Closed Doors

Welcoming Refugees to Toronto’s Harbour #CrisisRelief #Refugees

Welcoming Refugees to Toronto’s Harbour

Leaving Home: A Series Exploring the International Refugee Crisis #CrisisRelief #Refugee

Leaving Home: A Series Exploring the International Refugee Crisis