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Message from the Executive Director – Summer Updates

Posted: June 2nd, 2016 at 04:06pm
Message from the Executive Director - Summer Updates New home, renewed commitment Warm weather is finally here! As the skies get brighter each day, so does our resolve to have a productive, dynamic summer. In March, the Board of Directors emerged from a planning retreat with a clear reaffirmation of our mission: Investing in innovative ideas,... Read more >

A Book Review by Walter Ross-From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Roadmap for All Canadians

Posted: May 5th, 2016 at 02:05pm
Walter Ross, a former Board Chair of the Foundation has written a review of the book "From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation: A Roadmap for all Canadians." The review takes a critical look into the book written by Greg Poelzer and Ken Coates, and provides robust insight on the dynamics of native and non-native peoples in Canada. You can read... Read more >

A New Shared Platform Resource by Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN)

Posted: March 8th, 2016 at 04:03pm
We are working to change the sectors that young people work and organize in to be more supportive of young people and youth leadership! To this end, we funded the Ontario Nonprofit Network to develop the Shared Platform Guidebook. Please check out this new resource to the nonprofit sector which will assist charities and nonprofits... Read more >

Announcing our 2016 Nathan Gilbert Youth Innovation Fellows

Posted: February 9th, 2016 at 02:02pm
Herleen Sayal Herleen has over five years of experience in the non-profit and education sector, and is a certified Ontario High School Teacher with a M.Ed in Social Justice Education from OISE. She has worked and volunteered on various local and international projects with organizations such as United Way, YMCA GTA, Future Possibilities for... Read more >

Foundation House – What’s all the buzz about?

Posted: February 9th, 2016 at 10:02am
Laidlaw Foundation is proud to be a founding member of Foundation House, a groundbreaking spatial experiment that brings together like-minded organizations in one creative and collaborative space. Laidlaw will join the Counselling Foundation of Canada and the Lawson Foundation in the new space as of February 19, 2016. In addition to these anchor... Read more >
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