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WATERLOO REGION, Ont. - July 22, 2014: Capacity Waterloo Region is now Capacity Canada, a name change that reflects the organization's reach beyond its home borders.
"The success we've had building stronger non-profit organizations in our region has been noticed and admired elsewhere," says Cathy Brothers, Capacity Canada's executive-director-in-residence. "The need we fill isn't unique to Waterloo Region."

Founded in 2009, Capacity Canada offers a range of services to help charitable…

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What nonprofits need to know about the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Canned spiced ham - known as Spam - kept Allied troops fighting fit in the Second World War.

Digital spam about fetching money from foreign bank accounts simply makes people angry.

So the Canadian government started taking steps a few years ago to deal with email spam piling up in inboxes. New rules requiring organizations to get permission before sending certain types of information accounts for a recent rush of "help-us-stay-in-touch" emails.

As CASL - the Canadian Anti-Spam Law - comes…

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A new word entered local business-speak almost 30 years ago, after Toyota announced it would build a car plant in Cambridge.  

"Kaizen" rolled nicely off the tongue and it pointed to a work culture built on continuous improvement. Everybody at Toyota - from assemblers to folks riding swivel chairs in the front office - had a watchdog role to play in the quality of the cars coming off the line.

They were expected to point out flaws in parts or process, and put their heads together to improve…

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July 14, 2014

The importance of an independent and effective charities regulator in Canad…

Speech by Cathy Hawara, Director General

June 12, 2014

Apply for Lyle S. Hallman Foundation Community Grants

This is an overview of the Lyle S. Hallman Foundation grant programs.

June 6, 2014

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law : FAQs specific to registered charities

The information provided below, while not constituting legal advice, sets out our best policy understanding of the regulations and their requirements, and has been shared with and commented on by the Industry Canada officials responsible for the regulations.

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