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July 25, 2014

Non-Profit Enabler Reaches Out Beyond the Region

Shubhagata Sengupta

Article by Anam Latif, Waterloo Region Record

WATERLOO - The local non-profit that helps other non-profits, Capacity Waterloo Region, has a new name and a new goal - it is now Capacity Canada and the group's helping hands have stretched beyond the region's borders.

"The new name reflects that we have learned some things," said CEO and executive-director-in-residence, Cathy Brothers. "It reflects our new strategy."

Capacity works with the board members of non-profit organizations in the region, big and small, to improve their operations…

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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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