Spinal Cord Injury Canada operates as a network of provincial spinal cord injury organizations, each of which is autonomous. The National Office coordinates efforts of all organizations with the assistance of the National Board of Directors.
Formed in 1973, BC Adaptive Snowsports (BCAS) is a registered Canadian charity whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for children, youth, and adults with physical & cognitive disabilities, their families and volunteers by providing opportunities to experience the joy, freedom, and health and wellness benefits of adaptive snowsports.
The Toronto Fringe Festival attracts over 60,000 attendees each year to 150 productions at approximately 30 venues over 12 days each summer. This event is non-juried to provide equal opportunity for artists and community members from all walks of life to present their work to an enthusiastic and supportive audience.
Fair Vote Canada (FVC) is a multi-partisan citizens' campaign for voting system reform. FVC promotes the use of fair and proportional voting systems for elections of all levels of government and throughout civil society, and is leading the current effort to implement a proprotional representation system for the next federal election in 2019.
Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators (SOAR) is an organization of Chairs, members, management and staff of administrative boards, agencies and tribunals. The mission of the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators is to advance administrative justice through education, advocacy and innovation.
The Sierra Club Canada is one of North America’s oldest and most established environmental organizations. With thousands of members and supporters they have been safeguarding the environment and working towards a sustainable Canada for our future and the present. The national office was established in Ottawa in 1989.
The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions and a better quality of life. They're based in Toronto and have been around since the early 1990s.
The Rosenberg Fund for Children (RFC) was started by Robert Meeropol, who was orphaned at age six when his parents, Ethel & Julius Rosenberg, were executed at the height of the McCarthy Era. RFC is a non-profit, public foundation that makes grants to aid children in the U.S. whose parents are targeted, progressive activists.
SCI Ontario's mission is to assist people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self reliance and full community participation. They were formerly known as "Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario", and were founded after WWII by vets with spinal cord injuries.
Canadians for Tax Fairness is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization advocating for fair and progressive tax policies aimed at building a strong and sustainable economy, reducing inequalities and funding quality public services.
Formed in 2011, Patients Canada (formerly the Patients’ Association of Canada) is a national, independent organization that champions health care change that matters to patients. As the culture within health care continues to evolve, there is increasing demand for patients to partner in guiding improvement in many areas of health care and across care settings. Patients Canada has pioneered the practice of bringing the authentic patient voice to health care decision-making, ensuring decisions reflect patient priorities.
The Halifax Initiative is [ed. "was"] a coalition of Canadian development, environment, faith-based, human rights and labour organizations focused on economic and social justice issues. It was founded in 1994 by Canadian civil society organizations seeking to make international financial institutions and their policies more democratic, transparent and accountable.
Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW) is a network of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in North America and other like-minded people who are taking spirit-led action to address ecological and social crises from a spiritual perspective, emphasizing Quaker process and testimonies, including continuing revelation.
The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is a non-profit public interest organization established in 1970 to use existing laws to protect the environment and to advocate environmental law reforms. CELA has a long history of involvement in some of the most important environmental litigation in Canada.
The Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice is a Toronto-based initiative of the english speaking Jesuits of Canada. It offers an open space for people of goodwill to meet, build relationships and create communities of solidarity through a process of communal discernment. It continues in a new form the mission of the Jesuit Centre for Social Faith and Justice, founded in 1979.
The eSAC project (whose acronym is the spanish version of Public eHealth Innovation and Equity In Latin America and the Caribbean), is a research project aiming at improving the health of disadvantaged groups and contributing to the advancement of equity in health in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), by nurturing and promoting Public eHealth innovation.
PACE Independent Living is a Toronto based Charity that provides programs and services to support people with physical disabilities. PACE is Leading and innovating to advance the quality of programs and services to support people with physical disabilities to live independently. If you've not heard from them yet: check out their new Drupal 7 website!
Founded in 2001, the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Council North America is a non-profit association consisting of companies and organizations that deliver video, Internet and/or voice services over high-bandwidth, next-generation, direct fiber optic connections - as well as those involved in planning and building FTTH networks.
La Leche League Canada’s mission is to encourage, promote and provide mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.