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The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang give athletes from around the world the chance to showcase the powers of human drive, determination, and discipline. But even as they set new records for sport, many Olympic athletes have trouble finding the financial support they need. For instance, check out this story about Evan Dunfee, the Olympic […]

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The news media is sometimes referred to as the fourth estate, meaning it’s an influential institution within our society despite not being part of our political system. But looking at current trends—from the proliferation of misinformation and “fake news,” to the rise of “filter bubbles,” to threats directed at journalists—it seems that the vitality and […]

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Does your charity need to transition to the new BC Societies Act? A quick email to CHIMP today could provide $2,000 to make it happen. The Walsh Foundation is a British Columbia-based philanthropic organization, which CHIMP is supporting in their desire to help charities prosper, and their latest program is focussed on assisting smaller charities […]

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Almost a third of Canadians today feel they should be giving more, and two out of three think they would give more if they felt more confident about their giving, and might find it easier to choose a charity to support. That’s according to a new study by the Angus Reid Institute and CHIMP, which […]

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The age of global warming is an age of increasingly severe storms—whether flood or fire. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, as well as wildfires along the West Coast, have been making headlines in recent weeks. But those aren’t the only pressing natural disasters right now. For instance, following torrential downpours and catastrophic flooding in India, Bangladesh, […]

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How would you like to give $1,000 to your favourite charity? Sounds pretty great, but how many of us can really afford to write a big cheque to a charity whenever the impulse to give kicks in? Probably not many of us. But fear not, you can give like a wealthy philanthropist, it just takes […]

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Watching the news in recent years, particularly in Western Canada, it would be easy to conclude that wildfires are becoming more frequent and more severe. The Fort McMurray fire required the evacuation of all of the town’s 80,000 residents. Prince George, British Columbia is currently inundated with evacuees from surrounding communities under threat of looming […]