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Don't be surprised if you receive an email asking for your feedback about our Training and Convening events from 2016. We have hired the firm, Emerging Directions to conduct an evaluation for us. If you receive an invitation to participate in the online survey, please take a few minutes to respond.... Read more
If you are considering applying for status as a registered charity in Canada you will want to read a series of blog posts from Mark Blumberg, a partner in the law firm of Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto. He works almost exclusively in the areas of non-profit and charity law. In "What is the chance of your Canadian charity application succeeding?" Blumberg h... Read more
The STEP program is back for 2017, with some changes designed to better support students and encourage as many employers as possible to participate. The program is part of the Government of Alberta's "Future Ready" initiative. In 2016, approximately 2,700 students gained valuable work experience working in Alberta with over 1,200 different employers. Nonprofit organizations can receive a wage subsidy of $7 per hour for a minimum of 30 hours per week. STEP positions must be at least four weeks in duration and no more than 16 weeks. Employers may determine the hourly wage they will pay but... Read more