RMHC Families Thank Canadians for Their Support through Song

Families who’ve stayed at Ronald McDonald Houses across Canada are thanking Canadians for their generous support through a unique collaboration with world-renowned Canadian community-based choir, Choir!Choir!Choir!. Many Canadians are unaware that they’ve helped over 25,000 families staying at Ronald McDonald Houses and Family Rooms this year by simply visiting McDonald’s restaurants. Every day, Canadians support RMHC families by purchasing a Happy Meal or an RMHC Cookie, by giving at donation boxes and through the kiosks, and by visiting McDonald’s on McHappy Day. In fact, Canadians’ generous giving has allowed us…

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FCB Canada and BMO create a special section of the National Post honouring female leaders in Canada

Scan any daily newspaper’s pages and you’ll see that, on average, only one out of four names mentioned in its pages are female. “She’s Newsworthy,” a new initiative from BMO, created in partnership with the National Post’s content works department and FCB Canada, is aiming to bring about media equality, if just for one day. On October 30, BMO is taking over a large portion of the national daily that will, by its very existence, create media equality by bringing the stories of unseen female leaders into its pages. The…

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Nearly 1 in 7 Canadian Girls Have Missed School Due to Lack of Period Protection: Always® Wants to Help #EndPeriodPoverty and Keep Girls in School

The most recent Always® Confidence & Puberty Survey reveals that nearly one in seven Canadian girls have either left school early or missed school entirely because they did not have access to the feminine care products they needed to manage their periods. Missed school equals missed opportunities and a drop in confidence. It’s a simple equation. The lack of access due to economic factors is often referred to as “period poverty” and it impacts girls and women around the world. It can be especially damaging at puberty, when school interactions…

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Trust In Business Drops, But Canada’s Most Reputable Companies Buck The Trend Through Social Responsibility

Canadians’ willingness to trust business has dropped significantly in the last year, but the most reputable companies are bucking the trend through social responsibility, according to the world’s largest and longest-running annual study on corporate reputation. Despite heavy challenges facing its sector, tech giant Google held on to the top spot in the 2018 rankings of Canada’s Most Reputable Companies compiled by the Reputation Institute (RI). The top Canadian company in the survey (fifth overall) is retail brand MEC, followed closely by drugstore chain Jean Coutu, which gained eight spots…

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Canada’s Terry Fox Foundation Launches Innovative Nonprofit Fundraising Portal Powered By Rallybound

The Terry Fox Foundation kicked off fundraising for its annual Terry Fox Run with the launch of a brand new fundraising portal, powered by Rallybound, https://rallybound.com. The run series, the third largest peer-to-peer fundraising campaign in Canada, takes place throughout Canada at over 10,000 locations. The portal, fundraise.terryfox.org/terry-fox-runs, allows supporters to easily set up a personal fundraising page for the events. Personalized imagery, a photo gallery and deep social media integration are just some of the many features that allow supporters to showcase their connection to Terry Fox and drive…

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