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Report on the Charities Program 2018 to 2020

Government of Canada

The charitable sector is a major social and economic force, offering vital services to Canadians and people around the world. The Charities Directorate employs an education-first approach and client-centric philosophy. It aims to promote compliance with the charity-related income tax legislation and

Government of Canada: Vaccine Rollout Information

Government of Canada

The Government of Canada shared information on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout across Canada. Information includes: how vaccinations are being distributed; how to get vaccinated; groups that will get vaccinated first; and more. LEARN MORE

Loneliness Monetisation Report

Sebastien Peytrignet, Simon Garforth-Bles, Kieran Keohane

This report estimates the costs associated with loneliness stemming from impacts on subjective wellbeing, health and productivity. These are estimated using best-practice techniques endorsed by the HM Treasury Green Book.  Read full report HERE

Fraud Prevention Month: COVID Isn't Helping


In Canada between March 6, 2020 and January 31, 2021, there have been 11,502 reports of COVID-19 fraud, 9,797 victims, and $7 million lost to related scams. COVID-19 has given scammers new opportunities to take advantage of Canadians during this difficult and uncertain time. This data and the follo

Alzheimer Society: COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Alzheimer Society of Canada

It’s important that people living with dementia get vaccinated. Here’s what you need to know if you or someone you know has dementia, including what to do if the person living with dementia is unable to provide consent for the vaccine. LEARN MORE

INFOGRAPHIC: Vaccine Development and Approval in Canada

Government of Canada

For COVID-19 vaccines, Health Canada is using a fast-tracked process that allows manufacturers to submit data as it becomes available, and for Health Canada experts to start the review process right away. Vaccines will only be authorized once all necessary evidence is available. Teams of Health Can

COVID-19: How Vaccinations are Developed (with described video)

Government of Canada

This video explains the vaccine development process in Canada and how it is possible to achieve a COVID-19 vaccine, with significant domestic and international collaboration, in a much shorter period of time. For more information, visit Canada.ca/coronavirus. LEARN MORE

The Lung Association of Canada: COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

The Lung Association of Canada

Canadians with chronic lung disease are more susceptible to a serious cases of Covid-19. It does not mean that they are more likely to be infected by Covid-19, but it does mean that if they are, the chances of their case turning serious are higher. This is why it is extremely important to learn how

COVID-19 Vaccines – What Older Canadians Need to Know

National Institute on Ageing

The National Institute on Ageing (NIA) released a guidance document, authored by Dr. Samir Sinha, Ms. Sabina Vohra-Miller, and Dr. Jennie Johnstone. The document outlines common questions arising among older Canadians regarding COVID-19 vaccines, along with evidence-informed answers to help keep Ca


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