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  • Health Charities Canada | Health Care Issues |Charities & Foundations
    you d be forgiven for thinking that there are only two sources of R D funding government and business However there is a third source and it provides roughly as much money to universities for research as business actually quite a lot more in 2008 09 Further the funding comes directly from you and me and most other Canadians through digging in their wallets for cash The non profit charities

    Original URL path: http://www.healthcharities.ca/news-and-events/are-charities-and-foundations-the-new-arbiters-of-research-funding-money.aspx (2014-10-22)
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  • Health Charities Canada | Health Care Issues | Family Caregiver Day
    who are have been or will be involved in caregiving responsibilities we ask our political leaders to use their influence to give voice and recognition to this important social issue says Deirdre Freiheit Executive Director Health Charities Coalition of Canada Governments have a vital role to play in raising awareness about the importance of caregiving and in establishing measures to better support this crucial group of people who contribute so much to our society says Sharon Baxter Executive Director Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association CHPCA Family caregivers face very real challenges in accessing services balancing responsibilities supporting loved ones and maintaining their own wellbeing According to a February 2011 survey conducted by the Canadian Cancer Society 84 percent of Canadians say increased financial support for family caregivers should be a priority healthcare issue in the federal election Many caregivers suffer financial difficulties as they deplete personal savings and take unpaid time off from work to care for a family member says Dan Demers Director Public Issues Canadian Cancer Society Canadians are greatly concerned about this issue and are looking to our federal political parties for solutions Financial support for those who must take time off work is a critical component of effective policy for family caregivers says Nadine Henningsen Canadian Caregiver Coalition CCC President It is an important element of a Family Caregiver Strategy that the CCC believes is essential to engage all levels of government and sectors of society to support family caregivers The intensity and length of caregiving can be significant with 60 of caregivers providing care for more than three years The CCC s Caregiving Strategy includes Safeguarding the health and wellbeing of family caregivers and increasing the flexibility and availability of respite care Minimizing excessive financial burden placed on family caregivers Enabling access to user friendly

    Original URL path: http://www.healthcharities.ca/news-and-events/april-5-is-family-caregiver-day.aspx (2014-10-22)
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  • Health Charities Canada | Health Care Issues | Caring is the Beginning
    and in terms of their own health and well being That s why the 26 members of the Health Charities Coalition of Canada are asking all federal parties to recognize the role of family caregivers and support their increasing needs We re also asking the federal government specifically to Improve the Compassionate Care Benefit under Employment Insurance to provide greater financial support flexibility and eligibility to caregivers Create a companion program to the Compassionate Care Benefits that is not based on employment Caring for a loved one due to age medical condition long term illness or disability is difficult enough By making family caregivers a priority Canada s political parties can show all Canadians that they are not alone at a time when they need help the most Show Caregivers you Care Alzheimer Society of Canada ALS Canada The Arthritis Society Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Canadian Cancer Society Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Canadian Diabetes Association Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association Canadian Liver Foundation Canadian Lung Association Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation Crohn s and Colitis Foundation of Canada Easter Seals Canada The Foundation Fighting Blindness Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Hope Air Huntington Society of Canada

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  • Health Charities Canada | Health Care Issues | Charity News Misleading
    Statement from Imagine Canada CBC News Coverage on Charity Fundraising is Misleading Posted 09 23 2010 Imagine Canada officially released a statement in response to the recent CBC coverage regarding third party fundraisers and the cost of fundraising For more information please contact Marcel Lauzière President and CEO Imagine Canada at mlauziere imaginecanada ca or Marnie Grona Director Communications at mgrona imaginecanada ca Back to news and events Tweet Visit

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  • Health Charities Canada | Health Association | Apply for Membership
    show an asterisk Organization Contact Information Organization Please enter a response Organization Address Please enter a response City Please enter a response Province Please Choose Please Choose Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon Territory Canada wide Postal Code Please enter a response Organization Website Address Please enter a response Representative s Full Name Please enter a response Title Please enter a response E mail Address Please enter a valid email address yourname yoursite com Please enter a valid email address yourname yoursite com Daytime Telephone Please enter a response Membership Criteria Organization maintains registered charitable status Please enter a response Yes Organization is a national health charity Please enter a response Yes Organization serves Canadians in all provinces and territories Please enter a response Yes Organization is NOT a professional association Please enter a response Yes Charitable Registration Number as shown on T3010 submitted to the Canada Revenue Agency Please enter a response Please attach most recent T3010 showing total organization income If organization is under 1 year old the most recent financial statement is acceptable If you submit more than 5 T3010s please contact us Please enter a response Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please enter total revenue amount Please enter a response Official Organization name Please enter a response How does your organization ensure that it serves Canadians across the country Please provide comments Please enter a response Organization serves the people of

    Original URL path: http://www.healthcharities.ca/membership/apply-for-full-membership.aspx (2014-10-22)
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  • Health Charities Canada | Health Association | Affiliate Membership
    s fiscal year Applicants will be notified of acceptance or non acceptance within one week of Governing Council decisions Required Fields show an asterisk Organization Contact Information Organization Please enter a response Organization Address Please enter a response City Please enter a response Province Please Choose Please Choose Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon Territory Canada wide Postal Code Please enter a response Organization Website Address Please enter a response Representative s Full Name Please enter a response Title Please enter a response E mail Address Please enter a valid email address yourname yoursite com Please enter a valid email address yourname yoursite com Daytime Telephone Please enter a response Membership Criteria Organization is a small health charity with annual revenues of 250 000 or less Please enter a response Yes Organization maintains registered charitable status Please enter a response Yes Charitable Registration Number as shown on T3010 submitted to the Canada Revenue Agency Please enter a response Please attach most recent T3010 showing total organization income If organization is under 1 year old the most recent financial statement is acceptable If you submit more than 5 T3010s please contact us Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please upload the following formats only pdf doc docx or rtf Please enter total revenue amount Please enter a response Official Organization name Please enter a response Organization is a national health charity Please enter a response Yes Organization focuses on improving health as a part of its mission particularly

    Original URL path: http://www.healthcharities.ca/membership/apply-for-affiliate-membership.aspx (2014-10-22)
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  • Health Charities Canada | Health Advocacy | Canadian Public Health
    person cooperation and collaboration and results based thinking I m Looking For A list of members Information on becoming a member Position statements HCCC contact information How To Health Guide The How To Health Guide was developed to assist patients caregivers friends and families in navigating their way through the Canadian healthcare system LEARN MORE News and Events New Coordinating Centre to help attract research investment in Canada April 24

    Original URL path: http://www.healthcharities.ca/url,%20windowname,%20features%29; (2014-10-22)
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  • Health Charities Canada | Health Association | Testimonials
    for Canada s national health charities to come together to share information and to create common objectives and policies The Foundation Fighting Blindness benefits tremendously from this opportunity to make alliances that improve the health of Canadians Paul Shay National Executive Director The Kidney Foundation of Canada Health charities face common challenges and often confront similar issues By pooling our individual networks experiences and wisdom we have access to a vast array of resources and best practices Our collective voice raises finance and policy priorities which would otherwise go unheard or worse still unaddressed HCCC has been a great partner to The Kidney Foundation providing a collective voice on such vital issues as research funding and helping to raise policy issues that would otherwise go unheard or unaddressed Mary Pat Shaw Acting President and CEO Canadian Lung Association The Canadian Lung Association is happy to be an active member and supporter of HCCC We believe that there is significant value in the collective voice of Health Charities on issues of public policy advocacy and research The HCCC provides an excellent forum for building on the strengths of our leadership for information and resource sharing and for action on issues of importance to our sector Michael Cloutier President and CEO Canadian Diabetes Association We are pleased with our membership in the Health Charities Coalition of Canada as this helps us to keep step with the changing regulatory environment and puts us in direct contact with regulatory and opinion leaders We benefit from having a conduit to education and interface with regulatory and sector leaders to keep abreast of changing regulations and trends Dr Kevin Glasgow Chief Executive Officer Crohn s Colitis Foundation Canada CCFC has received excellent value from its membership in the Health Charities Coalition of Canada The Coalition s leaders and members have created a networking and learning environment where best practices are shared openly for the benefit of the entire health charity sector The ongoing learning opportunities for health charity leaders also ensure we are continuing to improve our practices and performance and as a result better meet the needs of our constituents Health charities have unique challenges and value prospects that set them apart in the general charitable sector and the link through HCCC assists us in managing effectively Yves Savoie President and CEO MS Society of Canada Our membership in HCCC allows the MS Society of Canada to work with like minded organizations to advance important health issues Together we are making a difference in health policy that is benefitting Canadians from coast to coast Elisabeth Ross CEO Ovarian Cancer Canada HCCC has been a wonderful resource for Ovarian Cancer Canada As CEO it provides me with a broad peer group for networking discussing important issues learning from the experience of others As a member of HCCC OCC can be sure we will be alerted to changes in charitable tax issues and have a credible voice at the planning table when the government is reviewing policy

    Original URL path: http://www.healthcharities.ca/membership/testimonials.aspx (2014-10-22)
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